If I Want To Be, I Have To Do

My new mantra is: If I want to BE, I have to DO. So often I think, say, or ask myself (and others): What do I do? I want to be an artist. What do I do? I want to be a photographer. What do I do? I want to be a singer/ songwriter. What do I do? I…

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

My family has always celebrated St. Patrick's Day - I have fond memories of notes and treats left by our very own Leprechaun. I have carried on the tradition in my own home but this year was even more special because through AncestryDNA I found out I am 33% Irish! How fun is that? Our own…

My Tidy Kitchen

If you've read my earlier posts you know I've slacked off in keeping you updated about my de-cluttering. I did stick with the process though and have been enjoying the "less is more" look and feel. One of my favorite improvements is my kitchen. I love neat little baskets and containers and had a nice miscellaneous collection…

Cheap Cloth Diapering?

With Jeffrey, my 2.5 year old, I tried doing the whole cloth diapering system. I hated it. Having to do anything with poopy diapers beyond tossing them in the trash was not my thing. Funny enough my husband REALLY wanted to stick with cloth - and yes he does change diapers! I had a couple nice…

Tidying Up

As you get to know me you will learn I LOVE coffee and I LOVE books. What I don't love is buying books new, especially fiction because it's pretty much guaranteed I will never read them again... there are too many books in the world for me to re-read anything less than amazing. This means…