Baby Got Back (Problems)

Christmas and New Years have come and gone, and with them a *very* small lineup of handmade gifts and items for myself. For the first time in a while, Handmade Christmas was a bit sparse. Between closing on the house and trying to move from my home of 25 years, starting a new job, and … Continue reading Baby Got Back (Problems)

Finding Home

[Fair warning: This is one of those longer, semi-rambling posts] Robert and I have been (super casually) looking at houses for a while. By "looking at houses" I mean "I was sending him interesting finds from Zillow and Redfin." And by "interesting finds" I mean hilariously bad or scarily decrepit houses. It got so I could … Continue reading Finding Home

And I, a bird to shelter there, when wearied on my little wing

This year saw two phenomenal vacation trips for Robert and I. You've already heard a little about our trip to Hawaii, via my recommendations post. The second trip was the much-anticipated trip to the land of heather, Scotch, bagpipes, tartan and thistles. Robert's family has been holding fairly regular family reunions, these past few years. … Continue reading And I, a bird to shelter there, when wearied on my little wing