The Smell of Spring Makes Me Gag….

photo cred: http://jillianinga.blogspot.com/2011/03/bradford-pear-trees.html. It's coming...SPPPRRRIINGGG! I love how beautiful it is, but I am not looking forward to my allergies going crazy nor all of the crazy smells. Though the first day of spring is still a few days away (March 20th), we are already experiencing the spoils of the new season. Daylight Saving happened a … Continue reading The Smell of Spring Makes Me Gag….

Conversations With Parents: Mom and Ray – “Farts”

So by the title of this post, you probably already know what you are getting ready to experience. Let me preface with the disclosure that there was no gas passed or mimicked during this conversation. I was in the kitchen, making sugar body scrubs for a Bridal Shower that is happening this weekend and my … Continue reading Conversations With Parents: Mom and Ray – “Farts”

Text With Parents: Happy Valentine’s Day!

Sitting in a hospital room is not fun and absolutely boring - so here are some more text convos from mom... please keep in mind I am only going to post the ones that are funny here... no reason to air all the dirty laundry, which happens to be hilarious when it's about the dog. … Continue reading Text With Parents: Happy Valentine’s Day!

Text With Parents: Mom

Sooooo I have interesting conversations with my parents at times...sometimes I am privy to conversations that I don't really want to hear because they cannot be unheard! Texting is also a very interesting. Below is a snippet into the life of Dana and her family. We are pretty candid. There is usually an undercurrent of … Continue reading Text With Parents: Mom

The Progression of a Handmade Christmas, Part II…

It’s taken me WEEKS to collect all of the supplies – including special ordered items. I am so stoked! Everything assembled orderly on the counter (check), scrubbed up and clean (check), Apron on (check), Awesome turned all the way up (double check). Hmm…. This part is a little boring.. staaanndddiiinnggg over the sttooovveeee…. zzzzzzzzzzzzZZZZZZZZZ Doesn’t … Continue reading The Progression of a Handmade Christmas, Part II…

The Progression of a Handmade Christmas…

I got this cool pattern off Etsy…. $13 for two patterns that will yield four gifts – jaaacckkpoottt! OOOOOOOOOH this sewing machine is on sale, YES! I’m glad I started early because I have been to the fabric store twice and there are just tooo many choices! EXXCIITTEDDD!! Everyone is going to love this! Finally … Continue reading The Progression of a Handmade Christmas…