Mike and I have embarked on our next big house project. Our long forgotten spare room is getting a makeover. This room has served as Mike’s dressing room/dog cage room. We haven’t had a guest room in a few years and it would be nice to have a place for guests to stay (particularly my sister who lives in DC.) The goal is to… View Post
My jewelry box is too small and stuffed with necklaces to the point where I find myself wearing the same four pieces all the time. I know there is more potential for my wardrobe but I just can’t see it. I have been inspired by cool jewelry organization on Pinterest. I was explaining my delimma and ideas to Mike last night. He listened… View Post
Mike found a picture of a bearded beanie on Facebook and asked if I could make him one. I did a search and found this pattern on Ravelry. I started to follow the pattern for the beanie but I ended up doing an alternation between double and single crochet because I didn’t want to figure out the ribbing. I made the beard… View Post
It’s towards the end of October and as the temperatures drop it’s the perfect time to plant garlic. I planted it for the first time last year and it’s defintely won a place in my garden. Garlic is so easy to plant and it produces great results. Last year I bought soft neck garlic from a garden center. I saved the biggest bulb… View Post
Mike and I adopted a new puppy this past weekend. Her name is Abby and she is a black lab mix. She is nine months and will probably only be 15 lbs so she won’t get much bigger. She is going to be a great playmate for our labradoodle Rufus. They are already best friends!