Creativity Amongst the Chaos

My grandmother once told me she couldn't focus on a project unless her house was spotless. At the time, I was baffled by this statement--absolutely dumbfounded. I'm going to let you in on a little secret. I am a disaster. You know that person who is so disorganized, it's painful? That's me. That's my husband.… Continue reading Creativity Amongst the Chaos

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We Have Curtains

Today's post has nothing to do with books. As the title suggests, it's truly about curtains. I know, weird. Anyway...let's begin, shall we? You know those vertical blinds that new subdivision builders love to put over sliding glass doors? I hate them. Passionately. Since the last two houses we lived in were rentals, I wasn't… Continue reading We Have Curtains

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We Close Tomorrow -or- We Finally Got a House

Our house hunting fiasco is about to come to an end. We close on our new home tomorrow at four o'clock. Can I tell you how excited I am? (And terrified something will go wrong--though everyone has assured me that at this point we're good.) We've been crashing with our very generous in-laws for the… Continue reading We Close Tomorrow -or- We Finally Got a House