Adventures in Sofas and Sewing

We bought our couch 7.5 years ago from some friends. They were moving out of state and we were taking over their apartment managing job. They had two large couches and only wanted to take one in the move so this one was up for grabs. I can’t remember if they’d bought it used or […]


Yesterday I came to a realization and am now making a public declaration about it.

I HATE short-handled handbags! I MUST have a purse with a long strap that can be slung across my chest.

I came to this conclusion because yesterday morning I thought it was about time I paid a visit to Anthropologie. […]

Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries

And sometimes those cherries are full of WORMS!!

Dude! No joke.

I had grand plans for making some cherry chocolate ice cream today with cherries from my yard. I was using the recipe for burnt almost fudge ice cream my mom gave me and was just going to substitute cherries in for the almonds. So […]

Hairyshoefairy, Quite Contrary, How Does Your Garden Grow? Parts IV and V

Seeing as how this is my first attempt at a real garden all on my own I’ve had to rely heavily on other people’s knowledge and experience and everyone I’ve talked to and everything I’ve read said, due to our freaky Utah weather, I should wait to plant my more fragile plants (pretty much everything […]

Trip to Kermit’s, Part 1: The Drive During Which We Almost Died

A few months ago I decided it was about time I paid a visit to Kermit and her family. They moved to another state about a year before ODD and I moved back to Utah from California and I had yet to see where she was living. I figured last week would be as good […]