It took it’s sweet time, but winter has finally arrived. The temperatures dipped to about 29 degrees last night and in the morning everything was covered in a nice layer of frost. Sadly, this means saying good by to the pepper plants. I hope to plant some more pea plants in their place. The chard […]
Christmas for The Dogs
The weatherman had been promising me a big storm for this past weekend. But then on Saturday the storm never rolled in and it was just too beautiful to hang out indoors. But on Sunday we finally got some much needed rain, I spent the whole day baking and experimenting with recipes. I even came […]
Holiday Gift Idea: Making Your Own Peanut Brittle
Initially, I thought this was going to be an easy project that I could just throw together in a few short minutes. In the end it took three separate tries and a completely new recipe before I got it right. Admittedly, I have never made candy before and that was part of the problem. I […]
Twas the Night Before Christmas
THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Clement Clarke Moore ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there; The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While […]
O’ Christmas Tree 07
There are only two more days until Christmas. I think I have everything done but I’m sure in the middle of the night I think of something and I’ll have to brave the stores tomorrow. I took some more pictures of our tree. Our tree is a blend of different ornaments and styles. An accumulation […]
A Star Wars Christmas
This is for all of you Star Wars fans who were bummed they couldn’t get their own copy of the Wokie Christmas song. /Film has a collection of the Lucas Film Christmas cards from that past thirty years. Everything from Santa Yoda to Holiday Ewoks. I’m digging the Yoda ones myself. Found via Neatorama
One More Week!
Here’s Maya under this year’s tree. I need to find the old tripod because all my tree pictures are turning out blurry.
Early Christmas Presents!
Last week I was having a bad week. I had a case of the winter blahs. I was just unmotivated at work and at home. But I got out of my funky mood when I received a package from Chara Michelle. She had a drawing on her website and I who never win anything was […]
Christmas Countdown: Day 10
Only ten more days till Christmas, here is Maya laying under last year’s tree trying to look innocent. I’m sure she is wondering where are all the presents are with that delicious paper she so loves to eat.
Free Holiday Paper and Labels
Wow, the holidays have really snuck up on me this year. If your like me and are in a rush and have no time to buy the last minute labels and paper there is a help. I found a few sites with printable paper and labels I think thicker paper would work out best. Alright […]