Author: erin | Date: August 31, 2011 | Please Comment!
I haven’t had much time to work in the garden these past few weeks, but if I force myself to ignore the weeds, I can appreciate the many things there are to enjoy outside right now. This old wagon is probably in its last season….rust is getting the better of it. But, the succulents and ajuga [...]
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If she is a guest……. she certainly feels right at home. This is Alice. She was supposed to just stay with us one week. It has been four. She has generated curiosity, and quiet disdain. She has “helped” with such things as summer math packets…. and has won all of our hearts. We are hoping [...]
Author: erin | Date: August 19, 2011 | Please Comment!
I was preparing my cup of coffee the other morning, just as I do every day, and I realized why this daily ritual makes me so happy. First, l love coffee. Second, everything I need to get my cup of joe ready is all within an arms reach of my coffeepot. So satisfying. This got [...]
Author: erin | Date: August 12, 2011 | Please Comment!
BUSY! BUSY! BUSY! I have been busier than a one-armed paperhanger! And this beauty here is one of the main reasons why. I had mentioned a few weeks back that I was starting a new project, and in the midst of picking out tile, among other things…and then I never came back to show [...]
Author: erin | Date: August 5, 2011 | Please Comment!
It is so exciting!! You have decided to embark on a major renovation–maybe a new master bath, a complete kitchen overhaul, a finished basement. So many things to consider, so many decisions, so many things to buy. It’s gonna be sparkly, spectacular, and a dream come true, right? Well, it could be. Or it could [...]
Author: erin | Date: August 3, 2011 | Please Comment!
At this time in the summer, with it being so brutally hot, there aren’t many things that are blooming in my yard. I have thought many times about planting things that will bloom late in the season….hard to find ones that my resident groundhog family doesn’t enjoy the taste of before I can enjoy its [...]
Author: erin | Date: August 1, 2011 | Please Comment!
Well, as I had promised myself (and you), I have been working a little each week on my very own office! It is hard to carve out the time, and it is also difficult to see what needs to be done since I work in this room each day. You know, it’s a can’t see [...]