But first: how has everyone’s 2021 started? Insurection-y?Continue reading “Yo Nero, can I borrow that fiddle for a sec? I need to talk about holiday lights…”
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”
Happy Black Friday! Stay the F*CK at home, All Y’ALL!Continue reading “Fourth Thursday in November and Stuff”
We are very lucky.
We have a yard to get out in and good weather, good health, and both my husband and I are still employed. The children are doing well and adjusting nicely to this learn-from-home scenario. The baby chicks are still all going strong. Marital bliss prevails. We have a well stocked fridge and pantry. And we have masks provided by our talented neighbor who sews.Continue reading “A Good Friday and Other Goings On”
I love Valentine’s Day and I judge anyone, pretty harshly, who says they don’t. God we GET it- no one likes Hallmark or diamond commercials or spending $129 on a dozen roses. Where is your imagination though- who dictates that you have to celebrate it the way the commercials say?! You can totally go your own way with it, people.Continue reading “February in the Heart and Garden”
So it was a good Christmas and New Year, but busy. Back and forth to the Rio Grande Valley before and after Christmas, house guests for the holiday itself, some sick kids who got better before too much vacation got eaten up by it, a trip to Mexico, a dog who somehow ripped an entire back claw off (he’s fine after a $200+ vet visit, the asshole), and starting on the brick patio install.Continue reading “Hindsight is…”