Archive - November 2010

Christmas Time is Almost Here!

It has begun! The weather is turning cold, decorations somehow have wiggled their way out of the crawl space and into my living room and my husband very surprisingly suggested we set up the Christmas tree! He suggested this. Do you know...

Weekday Reality Shot

This is the view from my office. I am extremely lucky to have such a great view, but sometimes it makes me wish that I was outside instead. – Brooke

We’ve Been Featured & Giveaway

What’s that you say?!! We’re excited to be featured on Crazy Domestic today. In celebration of this fine feature, and because we’re gearing up the final stretch of 2010 (you know, the holiday season extravaganza / last...

Miniature Pumpkin Basket

It’s as simple as it looks.  As basic as it comes.  But pumpkins in a basket are simple and basic and beautiful in their own right.  I almost want to apologize for presuming to claim their beauty for my own.  Nothing I did gives...

Grandma’s Washroom Mirror

This mirror hung in Grandma and Grandpa’s unheated washroom over the deep cast iron stand-alone sink for years.  It dutifully sat on the wall amidst shelves full of soap and lye, Borax and random cleaning products bought once and...

Featured Today by Two Amazing Blogs

We’ve excited to let everyone know that April’s dumpster salvaged cabinet is being featured over at Beyond the Picket Fence AND over at Tatertots and Jello today.  This is our third time having something featured on...

Tree Protection: An Experiment

Any Utahns out there know that Utah has some psycho weather, especially in the fall and spring. It is 80 degrees one weekend and snowing the next. Because of this, I began contemplating how I could protect my favorite new plant, a potato...

Sister Bloggers

It’s delightful to be a sister; sometimes it feels like the self mirrored back with a different perspective, just enough to open one’s eyes. –Catherine

Life on the farm…I mean, at home

So other than getting ‘stop-dead-in-your-tracks’ sick, here are just a few things we accomplished this last week at home. Got new windows in. Now that part of the house won’t be so cold. (Only about a million things left...