Altered shoes

posted in: DD#1, Blue things, Other projects | 2

In 2011, I used Shiva Paintstiks to color my boring beige Birkenstocks a fabulous iridescent blue. I loved those sandals, but they were already four years old when I painted them the first time. Last summer I realized that I … Continued

33 years

posted in: Hazel, Sweet hubby, Family | 2

Happy anniversary to my sweet hubby. Marrying him was just about the best decision I’ve ever made. I can truly say I’m a better person because of him. And look, he just loves being a grandpa! That earns him extra … Continued

Introducing Hazel Rinoa!!!

posted in: DD#2, Hazel | 5

It’s time for a proud Grandma moment! I happy to announce that Hazel Rinoa has arrived!!! She was born on May 6 at 7:53 PM after 28 hours of labor. She was 7 lbs 5 oz. As you can imagine, … Continued

DIY moby wrap

posted in: DD#2, Hazel | 4

DD#2 is 39-1/2 weeks pregnant and we are eager for little Hazel to arrive, but there was one last thing we wanted to do. DD#2 wanted a moby wrap, which is basically just a long piece of fabric that is … Continued

Having fun with a baby shower

posted in: DD#2, Hazel, Family | 3

I’ve been distracted the last couple of weeks planning a baby shower for DD#2. It’s been so fun! I’ve spent an inordinate amount of time on Pinterest looking for unique ideas. Both of my daughters and I are all researchers … Continued

Coming up for air

posted in: Holidays | 2

I think I’m finally coming up for air! A week or so ago my sweet hubby and I, along with eight others from our church, returned from an 12-day tour of Israel. What an amazing time! But, I’m obviously not … Continued