It was a great three day weekend! I hope you all enjoyed your extra day off. We spent a lot of time with family, and Zoom adored seeing his twin cousins twice over the weekend. Here they are at Happy Hollow in San Jose on Saturday … now that they are two, they do a […]
My love of Boston started when I first visited in 1996. I was on a trip to see two divinity schools, Harvard and Yale. At age 24, I traveled alone to see the two schools; an adventure that would shape my life. I took a huge suitcase, carrying more clothes than I could wear in
This weekend I took part in the Young House Love $20 Thrift Store Challenge. We were in San Jose, and decided to see what we could find at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore. If you haven’t been to the ReStore, it’s awesome. We found our medicine cabinets there at $125 each. And it’s my go
This weekend, Zoom and I made hot chocolate. It was easy 🙂 1/2 cup chocolate chips, melted1/2 cup warmed milk1/4 teaspoon cinnamon Stir the milk and melted chocolate chips. Add 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Split into two mugs, and add another 1/2 of milk to taste. Rewarm if needed. Perfect for a chilly weekend morning. Enjoy!
This year has been such a journey for me, and for my little family. In February, after Sean had lost his job and we were a one income, we had to look for new ways to make the budget work. And after we did the math, well, we discovered we’d do better, budget-wise if we
A little more eye candy today from my recent trip to Kansas City 🙂 As I mentioned before my Mom and I met at the Nell Hills Briarcliff location as I was headed to drop off my rental car at the airport. We usually make a trip out to Atchison, but because I only had a
Be like the birdwho halting in her flighton limb too slightfeels it give way beneath herand yet singsknowing she hath wings– Victor Hugo The quote first came in to my life when I was five or six. It was in a big glossy book, with pretty pictures of statues. I think initially I loved the
We moved in to our home about three and a half months ago, and have been working on a bunch of renovation projects. Things happen a little each day, as we can get to them. Here’s a little recap on some of the work we’ve completed. I can’t wait to get the kitchen photographed to