12 in ’12 in Review {Pass or Fail?}

Taking Christmas break off from blogging has really gotten me out of the swing of things! Truth is, taking it easy has left me kind of unmotivated. Laundry? Eh. Cleaning? Later. Blogging? What’s that? In exchange we’ve spent quality time with family. Lots of snuggles on the couch watching Little House on the Prairie. And […] Read more »

Curtain Call! {A Little Curtain Tour of My Home}

So I was getting ready for the Swap Party, and one thing I reallllllly wanted to accomplish before the event was getting curtains hung in my living room {remember that’s on my 12 in ’12 list}! We had the bamboo blinds from when we put some up in the master bedroom and I bought curtains […] Read more »

Booking It: Kisses From Katie

So were you expecting a little “Mid-Week Inspiration” today? Sike! or Syke! or…how do you spell that word we used back in the day when we were all, “Hey, gimme five!” And then yanked our hand away all cool like. Yeah… Moving on… Since today is the 12th of the month, that means it’s Booking […] Read more »

Booking It: Desserts in Jars

For Booking It 2012 {an online book club} this month, we “read” Desserts in Jars: 50 Sweet Treats that Shine by Shaina Olmanson The idea of serving desserts in personal portions is so cute. And even better that you can actually bake right in the jar! Cupcakes – move over! I loved just looking through […] Read more »

Booking It: All In Good Time

This month for Booking It 2012, I read All In Good Time: When to Save, Stock Up, and Schedule Everything for Your Home by Tara Kuczykowski and Mandi Ehman. I’m kicking myself because I read ahead this time around. I read this back in April {instead of May}. I have this little rule with myself […] Read more »

Booking It: Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

So. I’ll be honest. Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day – not my thing. It’s described as a Cinderella story. And it is! Winifred Watson’s way of writing is delightful and light-hearted and very easy to read. Who wouldn’t love to be Miss Pettigrew and be snatched from the middle-aged, dowdy, governess way of living […] Read more »