Monthly Archives: June 2015

Classics Club, Book #17: The Door In The Wall

This is my third post about 2015’s books for The Classics Club.  I’ll be reading one classic book a month through 2018.  Track what I’m reading for the Classics Club here.  I’ll try not to include too many spoilers in … Continue reading

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Making Progress on My Wedding Introvert Recovery Program

Two Saturdays ago, I had the fun and honor of being the wedding coordinator for a friend’s daughter’s wedding.  It was a great weekend and a great day but by the time I got home at around 6:00 pm, I … Continue reading

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Our 8-year-old Marriage, as seen in our 8-year-old Yard

Today, Nik and I are celebrating eight years of marriage.  Over the past four years, I’ve commemorated our anniversary here on the blog by expressing our thankfulness for Ellie (year #4), by announcing our pregnancy with Mark (year #5), by … Continue reading

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June Sewing: Crayon Rolls Galore (as designed by Ellie)

A couple weekends ago, Ellie and I went on a bit of a sewing streak, and made up four of these little crayon rolls.  You can find my tutorial for them here.  What I forgot to show in that tutorial … Continue reading

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Ellie the Baker! (and a review of Kiwi Crate in case you’re interested)

Ellie’s aunt and uncle gave her a very fun present for her birthday last fall – a subscription to Kiwi Crate.  A box arrived every month for six months.  Each box had a theme, as narrated by Steve the kiwi … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday – Final Update of 2015 (don’t fall over in shock)

I know, I know, you thought this would never happen, but it has.  I finished sewing our dining room Roman shades!  Please don’t fall over in shock after reading read this.  I know, I know, I have been writing about … Continue reading

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My No-Shave Experiment – The RANT (207 Days and Counting)

This is part 2 in my “No-Shave Experiment” mini-series. Here’s part 1 and 1a. So it’s been almost three months since I REVEALED my “No-Shave Experiment” to you all.  In that time, I’ve had to start wearing summer clothes and … Continue reading

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