“How’s the House?”

First let me say Thank You to all of you guys that have been reading! You have no idea how much I appreciate all the comments and feedback from FB, Twitter and here. And, I saw this morning that I have gained a couple more followers, and that is so flattering!  Thanks guys! Hey All, Well, holy moly what an…

Game 1- World Series Fun at Fenway

Hey All! I was real lucky to have the opportunity to go to Game 1 of the World Series 2013. As you know, the Red Sox slaughtered the Cardinals, which was an amazing way to start off the series, and will be a great way to end it tomorrow night at Game 6. Below are…

Melted Crayon Wax Pumpkins

Hi All! What a fun craft to do with your kids. I snagged this pumpkin craft off of pinterest, as it seemed easy to do with the girls and a lot of fun; as I love making a mess! The one thing I switched out was the faux pumpkin for the real ones we already…

A Quick Update!

Hey All! I am working at the kitchen table, which is in the living room against the plastic sheet barrier protecting this part of the house from the debris. As I am clicking away on this laptop, I am listening to the construction crew arguing over something in Portuguese.  It’s very entertaining, especially when I understand a word…

Small Update That I Just Had To Share!

Hey all! So as you know, today the guys started on the kitchen demolition portion of the project. Right now they are gone; it’s been a long day for them. They got through taking down that wall which split the kitchen and dining room, removed the side of the faux ceiling of the dining room,…

Our Home Renovations.. Saying Goodbye To The Before!

Hi Everyone! The construction crew is planning to start demolition tomorrow. TOMORROW!!!! I am so … excited! Excited to say goodbye to all the 1980s wooden cabinets, the peeling paint, the laminate countertops, the strange bathroom design, the wall that split one space, the built in table, the gross stucco wall covering, the old casement…

Waking up Fall.

This morning, I woke up laying on my right side. Opened my tired eyes to view the light spilling in from our window. My cat is sitting on the sill. Perfectly still like a statue, he is facing the window perched on the skinny white sill. He hears me rustle in the sheets. His ears…

Disney Character Letters

Hi Everyone! I wanted to start off this post with some cheer..more cheer than Disney? For me, YES! I am just on cloud nine.  Since my last weight loss post, I started on a mission to stop feeling stressed out. Stop letting the things I cannot control bother me. I started using my free time…

Weighing In! #17

Hey Everyone! Ok, I am not going to beat around the bush with my post here.. I am so upset with myself, to a point. As you have read, I challenged myself to a mini goal of losing 5lbs by October 1. T’is October 2. And, I hate admitting this..but I #weightlossfailed.  (Ugh this hurts…