• Projects

    Basement makeover

    As I mentioned in my last post, the husband and I have been knocking out house projects like it’s our job. Not only did we tackle the backyard, we went full speed ahead with…

    September 9, 2016
  • Blog life

    Never say never, or, thoughts on running

    This year has been a year of breaking free from the shackles of “never.” There have been many things I said I’d never do, for a variety of reasons. I never thought I’d make…

    August 23, 2016
  • Projects

    Backyard update

    It’s been pretty quiet here in blogland, but the next few posts should help explain why. The hubby and I have been hard at working doing a crazy amount of home projects the last…

    July 11, 2016
  • Blog life Travel

    Wildbride

    One month ago, I spent a weekend with three strangers. They were the most bad ass, true to self, supportive, wonderful women. I can’t put into words how much their presence moved me, their souls…

    April 14, 2016
  • Blog life Yoga

    Disappointment

    At this point in my life, I should know that life usually doesn’t turn out how I plan. Sometimes to get to where you need to be, you need to go through disappointments. How…

    April 2, 2016
  • Projects

    Recent projects: sliding door part 2

    Where did we leave off? Oh yes, I remember. The door has been stained and put together with the 2x4s hanging off the end. The plan: Add castors to the bottom of the door,…

    March 21, 2016
  • Projects

    Recent project: sliding door part 1

    I am a firm believer in just doing things. Jump in, you’ll figure it out. I wanted a sliding door, and my options were to buy a door (used and then refurbish to look…

    March 16, 2016
  • Blog life

    Disconnecting

    Social media and smart phones are great tools for keeping in touch with people. They can also be a huge time suck. I’ve always been conscious of how much I use my phone or…

    February 1, 2016
  • Blog life

    Keeping goals

    Goals have been on my mind recently. I’m sure it’s because it’s almost time to make new year’s resolutions but I also think it’s my way of combatting the winter darkness-fill my head with…

    December 22, 2015
  • Blog life Good eats

    Onesies and cookies

    (Scroll through the photos for a more full look at our cookie creations.) There’s an annual tradition I greatly cherish: onesie night and Christmas cookie baking with one of my dear friends. While we…

    December 17, 2015