Archive - January 2012

A Year and a Day

Today, in fact this post, makes 366 HomeHinges posts.  We have enough posts to make a full year and a day, or a leap year. I’m just saying, that’s quite the accomplishment. That and I’m feeling a bit nostalgic. One of...

The basement apartment plumbing

April and I have been tending to some plumbing at the basement apartment. Last week we worked on plumbing which involved removing the old traps, and the old fixtures for new fixtures. We also put on new turn-off valves so that plumbing...

Catherine’s Beautiful Photography

Catherine drew my name for Christmas this last year and gave me a beautiful gift. She got up at 5am one freezing cold morning to be able to make it down to Temple Square to take pictures of my favorite temple. Then she printed the picture...

My kids

This is a naked baby! This is a naked baby with her sister. (Note: These pictures were so cute I had to publish them even if Paula had more plans for the post. My only defense is that as a proud aunt I couldn’t stop myself...

Beach Bums

The other day Catherine, Squash and I decided we needed a break from regular life and impulsively jumped in the car and went to the beach for the afternoon. No, we haven’t relocated to California. We visited the beach at the Great...

Rumor has it

Rumor has it that someone’s going to post something sometime.  So I’m pushing for that rumor to come true.  I’m even swiping one of the new photos that have appeared on flicker just to try and stir up some action. The...

Project List

So often, I reach the end of a busy day only to look back and wonder “What have I done?”  Clean the kitchen is a staple on that list.  So is a load or two of laundry.  In between I seem to keep myself busy, but with what? So...

Family Pictures

On the first of this year Sprite was blessed. Everyone attended so we thought we’d snap a family photo or two. The lighting was a bit off because of the way the shadows fell, but overall, not bad pictures. This one is my favorite...

The Toothless

Today I’d like to document my three toothless children. All three of these sweet darlings are missing their two front teeth for various reasons and expense. Total Sweetness doesn’t think he really counts because we can see the...

Ring in the New Year

I’m very grateful for many things, first of which is… …that I am not that pan. And I just have one wish… That my neighbors still know I love them and that they still love me. Happy New Year! Love, April