Project 365: Days 1 – 7

One of my favorite bloggers, Kaylah of The Dainty Squid, challenged herself to take a photo every day of the year last year.  She called it Project 365.  Now she’s challenging others to do so, too.  It sounds fun, so I’m going to try and do this.  🙂  Here’s my first week! ~*~*~*~*~*~ 365:1 I

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Back from Vacation! Pennsic Dress! Garden! Etc!

Hello, internet!  I’m back from my blogging vacation, which means I should be putting out posts every Monday and Thursday again for a while.  🙂  This post is a weird mishmash of things going on my life this week and updates from the past month or so.  Scroll down for a rough tutorial on how

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I have a garden!

My wonderful friend Charlotte helped me plant a garden!  She transplanted some sorrel, chives, and kale from her own garden (which is huge and amazing), and gave me a few other seeds.  Last week we went shopping and bought all the supplies, dug out the old plants and turned them under, then laid out the

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More kitten photos for the internet!

This post is mostly just gratuitous pictures of kittens.  I felt that something lighthearted and fun was needed after the last post.  Enjoy the pictures of kittens! These are a bunch of photos I shot when the kids were really small – between 9 weeks and 13 weeks old (the time span between getting the

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Gratuitous Pictures of Cats

The title pretty much says it all.  I’ve amassed a decent number of pictures of my cats, and I’m going to post them.  Because cats are adorable.  Most of these were taken with my cell phone, so some are definitely of dubious quality.  Eh, yay, my blog, I’ll post what I want to. Cats pictures

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The Kittens are Home!

Yeah, you read that right.  I brought home two kittens, not one.  First I found out that I was the only confirmed person taking kittens out of the litter of five.  Then my friend Paul heckled me about being careful or I’ll bring two of them home.  After some thought, I did an internet search

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Holy Moly Garage Sales

Today was my neighborhood’s coordinated garage sale day.  Such an awesome idea!  A couple of our neighbors printed up fliers and put them in everyone’s door that Saturday May 19th was the neighborhood day to do garage sales, and it worked!  DeForest and I spent about 3 hours today going to something like twenty garage

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Thread Rack and Cereal Tin

Here’s some of the things I picked up from Ionia cleaned up! Thread Rack DeForest actually cleaned the cabinet for me as a surprise when I was at work (he was cleaning his rocking chair and decided to be a dear and clean it for me!). I polished it up with some wood wax and

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Kittens, Family, and Thrifting!!

I went up to Ionia on Wednesday to visit DeForest’s family and see the kittens!  I’m getting a kitten in about a month now, and I wanted to check them out and choose one from the litter.  I’ve never had a pet that I’ve taken care of before!  (Mom always took care of the dog.) 

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