Speaking With Evie

Saturday morning, I found myself out and about, all alone with the babies.  In between stops, I was teaching Evie a song from our early married days, one that Davey’s alarm clock used to play. One, two, three, four, get your feet on the floor.  Five, six, seven, eight, wake up now or you’ll be […]

The Lost Week?

I haven’t been around this week, not online, and not in person! I’ve spent every single spare minute redoing the living room. Except we aren’t calling a living room anymore. Nope! It’s a library now! I’ve repainted all the walls a nice, sunny yellow. We built and painted several new bookshelves. I moved all of […]

Photography Project: Week 4

I’m a little late this week. I try to post this on Saturday, where it will bother the least number of people, but it was a busy weekend, and I had to prioritize other things. Paint, mostly. We’re building more bookshelves for the living room. If we won’t build a new room, we will turn […]

Winter Insanity, Version 20.17

“Have you ever thought of putting an addition on, right over here in the front corner of the house?  We could access it through the current front door.  We’d just need a new front door.” He looked at me cautiously. “Um, yes…but what would we use it for?” “A library,” I said with satisfaction.  He […]

My Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies

I posted a photograph yesterday of my favorite chocolate chip cookies, and somebody asked, “Where’s the recipe?” I just always assume that everyone already has a favorite chocolate cookie recipe. “You never know!” she said. But, my friends, you do know. When you have found your perfect chocolate chip cookie, you know it, and you […]

The Books I Read: January 2017

This post contains affiliate links, and I thank you in advance for any clicking you may do! The way I’m getting more reading done this year is by leaving books wherever I tend to get pinned down, like the couch or the bed.  That way, when I’m nursing a baby or snuggling the toddler before […]