My Cluttered Life

It's no secret to my close friends and family that my home is very cluttered.  To a stranger, it might seem we have just moved in.  The truth is that we've been in this house almost eight years.  You wouldn't know it from looking at my house but I'm the sort of person who isn't … Continue reading My Cluttered Life


April Gone By

Hello and happy hump day!  It's definitely been a while since I've posted here and I've been feeling neglectful.  The month of April didn't turn out exactly the way I had planned.  It was a Camp NaNoWriMo month and I planned to write a series of short stories during this event.  I love the motivation … Continue reading April Gone By

Happy Thanksgiving!

I hope that you are all having a great Thanksgiving.  As we're getting ready to go to my mother-in-law's house, we've been watching the Chicago and Macy's Thanksgiving Day parades.  The parades are wonderful.  It's the commercial that are bothering me.  Oh, I know that we "pay" for our television programming by watching ads.  That's … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!

Small House… Lots of Stuff

Those who know me already know that I like to keep things.  My challenge is what to do with all of those things in my little house.  We have just one bedroom, one bathroom, and two actual closets (one in the bathroom & one in the bedroom).  So the stuff we collect isn't the only … Continue reading Small House… Lots of Stuff

Water, Heat, and Birthdays!

When I wrote my Thursday post, it was actually Wednesday night so it sounded a lot more cheerful than I was really feeling on Thursday morning.  You see we woke up to over a foot of water in the basement due to the heavy rain that fell all night.  Our house does not have a … Continue reading Water, Heat, and Birthdays!