No Matter Her Age….

Every woman needs a sanctuary. This particular woman’s Victorian hideaway creates quite a stir of envy in me.

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Welcome Lil’ Liam!!

Finally after 9 months of stretchy pants, midnight cheeseburger runs and bumping my rather large bump into doorways, our little bundle of joy Liam Cooper arrives into the world; and BOY we couldn’t be happier! This is what our 28 hours of labor at Kaiser Modesto included: 1 bag of water breaking, 3 inductions, 2 cups of horrible jello, 10 …

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Make me a mobile…

After finding a drab corner in the baby’s room and reading my Google Blog Reader, I decided to try my hand at making a mobile. This is the site where I got the idea… <a href="“>The Stir It took a trip down to Michael’s Craft Store, and collected my supplies. *wood shapes *paint *bead Jewelry string *brass hoop *ribbon After …

The Baby’s Room is coming along….

With a big thanks to my mom and dad, who generously came over and helped me put together the crib, hang pictures, my mobile and other little ToDo’s!

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Baby Armoire Makeover

Among the many other preparations I have been doing getting ready for our little bundle of joy, finding baby furniture was one of them. And one that I was not necessarily enjoying; either it was to expensive, not the right color, not practical, or too practical. Then my grandmother called and asked if I wanted her old pine armoire for …

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An Outside Sanctuary of My Own….

Sitting out in my parents beautiful yard, enjoying the sun and fresh flowers made me realize that I have no place outside where I feel drawn to. Living at the rental where we do greatly limits us to any beautification projects that need to take place. Thus I tend to give my backyard the cold shoulder. I weed the rock …