Category Archives: Life

cinnamon tea

This well-worn plastic bag has been around for quite a while. It’s moved with me four times (from Texas to Ohio and back), carefully transported from apartment to house in spite of its sporadic use. In fact, the contents have … Continue reading

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year four

It’s been a while, folks. The reason for this lengthy hiatus from blogging was a desire to update with a post about Nick’s anniversary present– which, had everything gone as planned, would have been a pair of wooden glasses– and … Continue reading

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pip and the new house

This is Pip. He’s a fluffy little ball of terror– attacking everything that moves and some things that don’t. He purrs in an instant, loves to perch on our shoulders, and we like him in spite of our bevy of … Continue reading

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we bought a house

After about a month of looking at houses and weeks upon weeks of delays, extensions, and paperwork errors, we are finally homeowners! We didn’t end up in the biggest house we looked at, nor the fanciest, nor the house that … Continue reading

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around the house

        Lately I’ve been a bit busy with some non-blog-worthy projects, but I should be finished soon and back in the swing of things. Here’s a little of what I’ve been up to: Because I can’t seem … Continue reading

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wedding presents

A couple months ago, my little sister got married. Although my sisters are just six and eight years younger than me, I’ve always felt a sort of parental responsibility for them. I approached Savannah’s wedding as I do all their … Continue reading

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painting and such

I’m spending most of my time these days finishing up my commission so I can really get started on Christmas presents. It’s turning out pretty good, which is much better than I usually feel about things I make. Taking a … Continue reading

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6 layer cake

In celebration of his first paycheck (and the fact that we didn’t go broke waiting for it), Nick requested a chocolate 6-layer cake. Since he hardly ever asks for anything except pizza and pancakes, I was happy to oblige. The … Continue reading

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the start of the fall csa

I’ve wanted to be part of a csa for four or so years, but time and budgetary constraints always made it a less than ideal option for us. When we heard that a local farm was offering shares for the … Continue reading

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3 years

By some miracle, and with the help of our amazing friends, we moved everything we own and a cat 1,080 miles in 21 hours. Our new home is in a charming, quiet neighborhood, and while we don’t miss the partying … Continue reading

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