This Makes Me Smile

All because

two people

fell in love

On a cold and rainy day full of indoor forts and kung fu fighting, I can’t help but smile each and every time I walk by.  I keep saying it over and over in my head and it just applies to so very many things in this beautiful life that I am so blessed and humbled to lead.  Much love to bestie S, who is not only one of the best gift givers I’ve had the pleasure of knowing, but one of the greatest friends I’ve had the pleasure of making.

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Monday’s Mail

For as long as I can remember, I have always looked forward to checking the mail!  I love catalogs, handwritten notes (that my so-Southern lady friends all still send), and, most of all, packages!!  Much to my delight, I received just that in my mail yesterday – an overstuffed package from Mimi and Anpa.  Yippee!… Read More

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Felt Fortune Cookies

Continuing on my theme of Valentine’s Day, while Cookie napped and John helped Honey in the basement Saturday afternoon, I caught up on Desperate Housewives and, feeling much like Bree, whipped out Martha Stewart’s Felt Fortune Cookies. The link has her explicit instructions, but I worked with supplies I already had on hand and simplified… Read More

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Bye Bye Bottles

We said bye bye to the bottles thirteen months ago, but this ghastly plastic drying contraption lived on. Every day (yes, you read that right) when I performed my most dreaded chore of unloading the dishwasher I piled loads of sippys, tupperwares and other various items that came out a tish wet into the plastic… Read More

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