Archive for September, 2010


Once again I have been waylaid by the kitchen remodel. We are getting close! The counter tops are in and oh so pretty and the sink and faucet were finally installed last week. Yesterday, the day I had been waiting for since me moved in three years ago, the particle board walls were torn down and gorgeous pine wainscoting was installed. Thankfully, everything went somewhat smoothly and was finished all in one day. Mia and I almost died of boredom yesterday because we had to stay here and make sure the contractors didn’t need any questions answered. Which of course,

i have a secret i have to share

9 | September 14, 2010

I have a secret. Uh gasp! If you have been a guest in our eccentric 1930′s home then it is no secret at all and you have heard me try to cover it up with all of my plans/excuses. Oh the dirty little secret is….my kitchen. You don’t know because I do everything possible not to show it in pictures but it has always been a bit of a sore spot. Our LITTLE stone house is an adorable cottage of beautiful stone, gorgeous original floors made up of three types of wood, and my favorite a petrified wood fireplace. All


Getting back to normal around here very slowly. Forgive me. Between unpacking, my child’s Elmo and raisin obsession, laundry, and waiting for the insurance adjuster to come evaluate the damage from last weeks small tornado that passed through here, I’ve been a little busy. If you’ve been keeping up with us lately, you will know we just returned from Colorado and that means we drove through New Mexico just in time for Hatch Chilie season. I LOVE this time of year because this is when I can say, “Well butter my butt and call me a biscuit, it’s fall!” {Thank