Today is Day #1 of the July Photo-a-Day Challenge from The Idea Room.  Today’s challenge is “out my window”.  It happens to have been pouring rain all morning, so today’s photo is a shot of a sad and lonely tree against the grey sky out my back widow at the office. It’s not the prettiest…

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I’ve survived the first week of my Summer of No Pants without cheating.  However, I did discover that almost all of my skirts and dresses are dressier work styles.  I don’t have too much in my closet that’s casual, at least not without putting on pants.  I feel like I should totally use this as…

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As many of you know, I love shoes.  I absolutely adore them.  Having a great pair of shoes always makes me feel fabulous.  However, my chiropractor seems to disagree with me about how amazing some of my shoes are.  For some reason he seems to think that my 3 and 4 inch heels are a…

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I took a little time out to watch some trailers for upcoming movies the other day, and found one for a documentary that should be coming out soon. The title? A Girl and a Gun. My husband and I both own guns, we even have conceal and carry permits, tho I have not had much…

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Today is officially the first day of summer, which means it’s also the first official day of the Summer of No Pants 2013.  I did up all my official SONP2013 sewing projects before the start of summer, but now it’s time to wear them. I am taking on the almost impossible goal of not wearing…

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I’ve got a couple things to share with you today.  First, I’ve made quite a bit of progress on my QAL quilt this week.  I’ve got all the fabric for the front cut out, and I pieced together all 12 of the blocks with the large solid center. I really think I’m going to love…

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It’s finally warmed up enough outside that flowers are blooming and we could start our vegetable garden. I’ve got exactly one bloom on the rose bush I started from grama’s rose bush a couple years ago.  The plant is still small, but it really seems to be thriving, with lots of new growth this year. …

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The flowers in my garden are starting to bloom.  It’s really nice to have all the color out in the yard. I’m hoping for lots more roses. I even have a few irises left, tho they are going the way of my allium.   But I really, shouldn’t complain about that.  I’ll have plenty of…

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As some of you may know, I am an avid reader – at least some of the time.  There are periods when I go months without reading, but in the end, I always seem to pick up a book – and then I can’t stop reading again.  My most recent read is the book Cold…

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