New life

When my brother-in-law, Mark, passed away, my sister gave me one of the many plants that were delivered to the funeral home. I’m not sure what kind of plant it was, but it was in a nice basket with a handle. I nurtured that plant for years, afraid to let it die. It did, however, … More New life

It’s done!

After 14 long weeks, our contractor is finally done with our kitchen. It’s been a long haul, a lot longer than we expected. But, it’s absolutely beautiful!   We ordered a new window treatment, a Roman shade. We are waiting for that to arrive. Once we get it installed, then our kitchen will be completely … More It’s done!

Day trip!

We took a trip to Frankenmuth, Michigan yesterday. It’s a couple of hours away, and it was a nice drive. The weather was sunny and pretty warm. Frankenmuth is called the “little Bavaria” of Michigan. We started at ┬áBronner’s Christmas Wonderland. You can find just about any kind of ornament or decoration for Christmas here. … More Day trip!

Still not done!

Our kitchen renovation is still not done! It’s August now. They started on May 9th. Right now, there is just one more thing to take care of. It’s turning into a big thing. When they moved our stove out to install the backsplash, they scratched our beautiful, Brazilian cherry wood floor. Since then, several attempts … More Still not done!

Another haul!

We made a trip to Trader Joe’s again today. Tim went with us this time. It was ridiculously busy there today, so we went through kind of fast. It was hot today, and we had another stop to make after Trader Joe’s. So, we bought one of their insulated bags to keep the cold stuff … More Another haul!