Monthly Archives: November 2008

Holiday season, I am so glad you’re here!

Caitie came over yesterday to work on her Christmas list. We had both been looking forward to the chance to craft together–and it was a fun time (Heidi, I’ll be seeing you on Monday after you-know-what with the same enthusiasm)! … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

This week just started off cozy! Chad and Ashley came over with their dog Jersey on Saturday–plans for relaxing, eating and drinking were quickly made. We headed over to Notaviva Vineyards for some wine tasting. The vineyard’s history is an … Continue reading

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One time my parents were right!

I have been thinking about some advice my mom and dad gave me.  Two years ago, I was teaching a special education self-contained classroom.  Starting off my second year teaching, I was leading a team of 3 other adults, teaching … Continue reading

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Souper neighbors

You know–neighbors who make homemade soup!  We are lucky to have Corey and Courtney live across the street and share their delicious dinners with us.  Most recently, she brought over some pasta/chicken/vegetable goodness.  Kevin and I both voted and declared … Continue reading

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Much better

Over here, in the little house, we have been re-arranging the living area.  The tiny space is so precious; we use every inch to play, eat, make, watch, listen, and work. I gotta tell you though, lately, it has been … Continue reading

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The birthday boy, and other updates

Here he is, still 23 in this picture.  Taken just a few months ago, during my first visit to his new apartment.  My brother is working very hard, making each day count and realizing how difficult all that can be!  … Continue reading

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Swimming in leaves

and fabric and dishes!  Our weekend was lovely and packed full.  I plan to share some photos after work tomorrow…maybe even a sneak peek at a few Christmas gifts! Of course there will be a birthday pic too–my brother will … Continue reading

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Not that you asked,

but I came across these questions on Alicia Paulson’s site and decided to play along too. Here are several random truths about me, right now! One-Word-Answer meme: Where is your mobile phone? car Where is your significant other? nvpools Your … Continue reading

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What is better than buying an adorable hat at Anthropologie? a) Shopping with 3 fun girls on a lovely fall evening gathering. b) When purchasing said hat, the cashier compliments your handmade bag. c) All of the above! My answer … Continue reading

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