Tools of Motherhood

There are two small tools that have saved me on a number of occasions, and it’s been in the back of my mind for a while. I depend on them so often that I should really share them. The first mom tool is a carabiner on my keys. I didn’t start using it until I… 

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More Unexpectedness

When I posted about what I hadn’t expected in the fall, I really, really didn’t expect what came next in As Our Dental World Turns. After I’d written that, thinking I was in the clear, I had to go through three rounds of antibiotics to treat a sinus infection caused by the wisdom tooth removal…. 

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Chalkboard Party Cups

I don’t know that I would’ve come up with this idea if the Silhouette folks hadn’t just sent me a roll of Chalkboard vinyl to try. But I’m getting ready to help host a party this weekend for friends getting married in May, and the combination of events produced: I love a good grown-up party…. 

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Designer Love: Beck and Lundy

Before Christmas I was searching for a fun, personal gift for my brother and his fiancee, both cyclists. The tandem bike is a sweet symbol of their journey together.  Happily I stumbled upon Beck and Lundy. Patty Sloninger is the artist behind the shop, and her work is whimsical and lovely. And web-wise, you can… 

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