Family, Humor, Life

Some of our Favorite Members Aren’t Family To Begin With

As I get older, I find that some of our favorite family members are individuals who aren't even related to begin with. I mean, we have relatives we love, but my children have called some of my friends "auntie" and "uncle" for years, yet none of those people have blood running through their veins that… Continue reading Some of our Favorite Members Aren’t Family To Begin With

Family, Humor, Life, Minimalist, My Book, Universe

Thirty-One Universal Things

July was full of Universal things, bizarre happenings, and stuff I honestly can't explain. If you had told me that my bird would go missing and one of the cast members of The Breakfast Club would email me, I would have yelled, YOU ARE SHITTING ME. In the middle of July, I purchased this book… Continue reading Thirty-One Universal Things

Family, Life, My Book

The Year that Joy Went Out the Window

Yesterday afternoon, our bird, Joy, flew out of our patio door window. It was all a fluke. My husband was cleaning up the patio, and I had her out of her cage watching a video and talking to her. I walked into the kitchen to get something, and she followed me because I am her "person."… Continue reading The Year that Joy Went Out the Window

Decorating, Family, Humor, Life

On Painting Bedrooms and Dying Hamsters

I wrote this post two days after our hamster died. I preface this post with that statement because I don't want you all to worry about me. Sobbing about a dead hamster two weeks later. Not that there is anything wrong with that but I needed to write this out at that moment and I… Continue reading On Painting Bedrooms and Dying Hamsters