Family, Humor, Life

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

I find that as I age, some of our favorite family members are those who aren't even related, to begin with. I mean we have lots of relatives we love that are blood, but my children have called some of my friends "auntie" and "uncle" for years and none of those people have blood running… 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, Favorite Things, Life, Motherhood

Keeping Calendars is My Hoarding Cats

I have a secret hoarding issue. I keep old calendars.     I have kept a day planner on my kitchen counter (and now one for blogging on my desk) for so many years, I don't even remember when I started. But I end up keeping the planners long after they have been used and… Continue reading Keeping Calendars is My Hoarding Cats

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