My lovely SIL had a holiday cookie party last week…you know the kind, where you bring 8 dozen of one kind of cookie, and go home with 12 dozen of all kinds of cookies (don’t ask me about that math, that’s just always how it works out). So, forwhateverreason, I had sillyhigh ambitions to make [...]
The bathroom progress is progressing. And I’m hoping to shower by 2011. It could happen.
The name of their band is disturbing. But these guys sound like middle school to me. And I love that. Check them out.
Have you ever had one of those days where you wake up and you’re like, “I want to make something today! Because I’m a Maker. Who makes things.” No? Me either. But then all of a sudden that happened. I am perplexed. I think this is because it’s Christmas season. And there’s just something primal [...]
The first time, I watched this video because it features my lovely friend Brene Brown*. I’ve heard Brene speak several times, and she’s always just stunning…that’s the best word I can find to describe it. Stunning, and smart**, and powerful. This TEDx talk is no different. But then I watched it again. And again. And [...]
Whenever I’ve had a bad day, I’ve taken up saying what my friend Allison says to motivate me through the mire. It’s sort of an obscure WeightWatchersesque saying for when you might accidentally find yourself eating, say, a giant chocolate bar instead of a carrot stick…you see, instead of having this one flub mess you [...]
I should be in Houston tonight. Because tonight, my friend Karen will be launching (and reading from) her beautiful book The Beauty of Different. So if you are anywhere near Houston this evening (Thursday, Dec. 2), you should go to the beautiful Brazos Bookstore at 7 p.m. It is going to be amazing. (Also, please [...]
These hipsters deserve every EXCLAMATION MARK!!! that they use. And this song is addictive.
I think this would be a swell stocking stuffer for your favorite sojourner. Or perhaps your favorite traveler is you. Hm? I found these on Etsy from A Breath of French Air, here.
I’m dreaming of a white dining room over at Family Style today. Lots of ideas. Join me.