Be a (girly) die hard fan!

New Year’s is coming up, and that means football.  Perhaps, like me, your team will be in a bowl game.  Or maybe you’re still in the playoffs for the Superbowl.  You might even be looking forward to that basketball sport that I hear so much about.  Want to support your team, but still remain feminine […]

To Kyra

Who I will see in a few short days… More on the gifts in the new year!

Have a Very Merry Christmas!

Laughter, The Best Medicine: A Tutorial(ette)

My husband and I don’t do fancy gifts for each other much. But it’s fun to have sooooomething to open on a holiday or birthday.  And I’ve been thinking about this one for a while, and fiiinally made it. Laughter really IS the best medicine. This post, for example…. an excellent “reset” button for your day. […]

Graham Cracker House Playgroup

Where we live we have a lovely little playgroup. Actually, it’s a fairly big playgroup, which is nice because there’s always a different mix of kids and we’re always somewhere new and different. As we approached Christmas, I said to myself: “Self, let’s decorate gingerbread houses with the playgroup friends. Won’t that be fun?” Flash […]

I made paper snowflakes!

Just to prove I wasn’t exaggerating when I mentioned in this post that I would brag about paper snowflakes, here you go: Look what I made! I’m even more excited about these than I should be because prior to these, my snowflakes always resembled misshapen, asymetrical blobs with miniscule slits cut out. If you saw […]