family, goals, parenting, Uncategorized

Dogs and a Baby: Why no one is going up for adoption.

When Jake and I went public with our pregnancy, nothing went quite like we expected.  One of the most shocking issues was the number of people who asked when we were going to get rid of our dogs.  Some offered to take them for us (thanks I guess...?) but many felt we should just drop… Continue reading Dogs and a Baby: Why no one is going up for adoption.

family, health, Uncategorized

One more surgery down!

The wee prince is now 6 weeks old and will be 7 on Friday.  He's totally perfect in every way which, as you know from my last post, is a huge relief as we were still waiting for a final brain scan to be sure things were really healed up. I know you'll forgive me… Continue reading One more surgery down!

budget, family, goals, Uncategorized

Grrrrr…

This is just going to be a little rant.  In the last few years I've really gotten into conserving, upcycling, and generally trying to reduce my carbon footprint.  I've started learning to sew (making my own belly bands, mending clothes, making curtains, burp cloths, etc).  I'm really enjoying most of this, honestly, and I feel… Continue reading Grrrrr…

budget

I haven’t left the couch or worn real clothes in three days.

I have no regrets. Don't judge me. I was still productive.  I got my insurance stuff started, I mean they had a technical glitch so nothing got done but w/e.  Also I watched all of 30 Rock, half of The Office, and two seasons of Supernatural.  Plus I've spent several hours drinking tea and making… Continue reading I haven’t left the couch or worn real clothes in three days.

goals, Netflix, resolutions

Hey, it’s January.

Because you may not have noticed. I'm skipping New Year's resolutions because I can't seem to keep them.  Instead I'm giving myself monthly goals, small things I can do to keep myself motivated and active. I started the year with a terrible sinus infection, which caused me to lose my voice and cough so hard… Continue reading Hey, it’s January.