Category Archives: Family

Surprisingly Romantic Gift for Him

My husband is so, so, so hard to buy for. He works so very hard, and doesn’t have time for hobbies, doesn’t drink often, and dresses casually for work.  There is literally nothing left to buy him!  If you search … Continue reading

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That Time I Quit My Job…

Hola and hello! This is my first week of early (and most likely somewhat temporary) retirement!  It is the oddest feeling in the world to not have a job to go to, and/or to not be frantically looking for another … Continue reading

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Abbey Update 2

I’m so happy to be able to share that ABBEY IS FINE!  We just got her liver levels re-checked on Monday, and I got a call this morning that everything is within normal range!  They had said the abscessed tooth … Continue reading

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Abbey Update 1

It just occurred to me that I haven’t provided an update on Abbey!  It was a long couple of months. When I last mentioned her, she had just had an adventure,  and she was in the middle of taking her … Continue reading

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Parrot Costume DIY

My company throws an over-the-top event each summer, including carnival rides and games, pony rides, a petting zoo, generous give-aways (including an all-expense paid trip to Disney for a family of 4!), and tons more!  The event is always themed, … Continue reading

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Branching Out

I love me some coffee.  Not sure I’ve ever mentioned that before… So I have started making coffee cups!  I was getting a little bored with bags.  (Okay, that’s not true – I just wanted to branch out!)   I … Continue reading

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That Time My Sick Dog Scared the Daylights Out of Me…

Hello!  The weather is finally starting to perk up a little!  There is a bit of sunshine trying to peek through the clouds, and the temps are supposed to be nearing 70 today.  I guess that means it is a … Continue reading

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