how to clean a dirty shag rug

How to wash/clean your disgusting rug

Sorry, I may be projecting a little bit. ┬áSo far, I haven’t found any part of owning pets that isn’t at least a little bit disgusting. Last night, Craig fed the dogs the remains of…

gingerbread house

Making gingerbread houses for the first time

When I was a wee lassy, my grandmother used to make gingerbread houses and invite her grandchildren over to her house one weekend day in December for us to decorate them. ┬áBack then, the name…

Happy Birthday to ME!!!

For my birthday, my dad gave me an Amazon gift card.  If you’re not clear on just how much I love Amazon.com, let me tell you that I buy everything on amazon.  Seriously.  I buy…

To Do List Update

A few months ago I posted a comprehensive to-do list for my house.  It actually DID help me clear out some mental angst regarding stressing myself out over knowing all the stuff I needed to…

The tomato bed – 2013

It took me 4 tries to type 2013.  For some reason that year just doesn’t flow naturally from my brain to my fingertips.As you have undoubtedly (because of course you certainly follow every entry in…

This is why you always always always mulch

OR “lol, look what I did to myself!” We took out a bunch of junipers in our front yard.  Like… a lot of them.  If I remember correctly, there were 9 stumps in phase 1,…

Favorite vintage find

Victoria Elizabeth Barnes is definitely my favorite blogger at the moment.  She has a hilarious blog that details the trials, tribulations, disagreements, and conquests of renovating their Victorian house.  She’s hosting a good old-fashioned link…