Monthly Archives: November 2014

My Go To New Sibling Book

I know a few folks who are pregnant right now, and as it is the holiday season, I am sharing my favorite go to book for families expecting a new sibling: “Julius the Baby of the World” by Kevin Henkes. … Continue reading

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Holiday Starlights for a Bedroom Mirror

Last December Jennifer and I made a trek down to Chicago for an afternoon of shopping,  eating, and a break from the joys of retail. What better way to get away then shop,  right? Anyway, we found these fun lights … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Wrap Up

I spent most of the day Wednesday helping my mother make two turkeys, cranberry relish, cornbread stuffing, and prepping food items so that today the meal could be served at our target time. And resumed the prepping this morning at … Continue reading

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Sarah’s Christmas Tree

My amazing friend Sarah is trying an inventive tree option this year, and it’s super clever. I pestered her just a bit (sorry Sarah!!!! ) but lucky for everyone,   she gave me permission to share: I have never actually purchased … Continue reading

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Reinventing Leftovers: Sicilian Artichoke-Olive Penne with Pulled Pork

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, tonight’s dinner is a straight up leftover redo. I had about 3/4 of a pound of leftover pulled pork taking up a space and some rogue canned goods and pantry staples to employ, so … Continue reading

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Workshop Storage

I am beginning to outgrow my crafting corner in the basement. Well if I am being completely honest,  I pretty much have. I could theoretically expand the space towards the laundry room,  but there are so many other productive uses … Continue reading

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A Book Called Chloe

Everyone is drawn to books for different reasons. Maybe it’s the title, or perhaps the notoriety of the Author,  but in the case of children’s books it is often the cover. While they are primarily written for children,  in many … Continue reading

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