So remember how I said in my last post that I was done with Christmas? Yeah. I just screamed into the mail center down the street to pay $18 in shipping costs for my mother-in-law’s gift to get an expensive guaranteed delivery by Christmas. Turns out BUYING things and SENDING things sometimes takes two steps. Don’t forget the second step.Continue reading “Other Last Minute Gift Ideas (IE… totally forgot these on the last post)”
Well, I may have finally knocked out all the gift buying… at 11pm last night. (Nuts… not true. I realized while typing I have an uncle left to get a gift for.)Continue reading “A Gift Guide Now That It’s Too Late To Do Anything About It”
My uncle once wrote me this sentiment in a letter: “Enough bitching about our weather. Let’s bitch about your weather.”
Let’s.Continue reading “Inside Projects Mostly in Texas in August”
Okay, where to start. Maybe Thanksgiving makes sense.
We went out of town for Thanksgiving, which was fun- but a definite high point was getting to go to Mexico for an afternoon with my husband and his brother and my sister in law. (brother and sister in law? Husband’s brother and wife? How to freaking write that out correctly… feel like there is a more succinct way to write that but it escapes me.)Continue reading “Crafts and Mexico Visit and the Garden in December”
I am resolved to stop with beginning blog posts with “It’s been a busy couple of weeks…” Considering we have three kids, multiple house projects, two full time jobs, and holidays and visitors moving through the calendar and house that is obviously a “no shit, it’ll be like that till ya die” statement. So like, here is a recap of some of the recent goings-on.Continue reading “A Day in the Lonesome October”