Shelter In Place And Slow Your Roll

Source Well, it’s official, the CA Governor has issued a stay-in-place order effective midnight last night.  In reality, we’ve already been in self-quarantine for how many days and I already have cabin fever. I started off this journey by launching into potty training my twins, but who is keeping score? A good idea in hindsight…

Last Minute Valentine’s Inspiration

As much as a planner I love to be, lately I’m feeling like I’m always running late and behind the ball. Maybe that’s just the chapter I’m in. Either way, Valentine’s is tomorrow and as much as I’m not a fan of consumer-driven holidays, I do appreciate the reminder to spread a little extra love…

Not Feeling Resolutions In 2020? Try Self Love

Source I haven’t written in a while and it’s not as if I’ve forgotten, leaning on the all-consuming holidays and life’s busyness as an excuse. It’s more that I simply can’t seem to extract a coherent train of thought from end to end with which I can then tie into a pretty bow of a…

This Homely Little House

Photo credit to our wonderful neighbor, Larry Tonight I found myself standing at our crappy little stove thinking, we’re going to miss this. There’s a really fun upgrade to the oven temperature electronic panel that makes it almost impossible to select the desired bake temperature. For example, if I’m going for a bake temp of…

Patience Is A Virtue, It’s Just Not One Of Mine

I made passion fruit ice cream today. It was my first time making ice cream- as an adult. I was totally convinced I would need to purchase rock salt because that's how we did it when I was a kid (*old lady statement right there). Instead I bought this freezable mixing bowl assembly that works…