I guess 2013 is officially underway – it’s hard to believe the second month has already passed by. If I start complaining about how fast time flies, does that officially mean I’m getting old? Too bad, because it’s true. This month was all about getting through the slog of life – work, sleep, eat, repeat… Continue reading Reading Log: February 2013
What I Wore Wednesday is my motivation for wearing the clothes I own, finding new ways to mix and match outfits, and not wearing the same three things all the time! I kept a fashion diary for the entire year of 2012, and now in 2013 I’m adding a bit about my days to go… Continue reading WIWW: February 17-23, 2013
On Saturday night we walked down to Chinatown to watch the Chinese New Year parade. Of course we didn’t do our research ahead of time, and by the time we got to the parade route all the street vendors had closed and it was so crowded that we couldn’t see a thing. Not so great… Continue reading City Sights: Chinese New Year Parade
The cats excel at nap time. They’re over achievers, actually. And they’re just so cute that I can’t help but snap a pic. Here are a few places they were found napping this weekend… Sweet dreams!
After my crafty weekend, I filled four blank canvases to freshen up the living room. Ready for the next peek at my new DIY art? I found this idea and pinned it from one of my favorite blogs, The Pleated Poppy. The Pleated Poppy calls this her “Inspired” canvas, but I kept calling it the… Continue reading Project Pinterest: Dogwood Canvas
For the long weekend, we flew to Las Vegas for a mini-getaway. Below, a few snapshots from our trip – lots of walking, and ogling, and window shopping, and eating. The best kind of vacay – short and sweet, leaving just on the edge of becoming tired of the overstimulation. Saturday Night – The Venetian.… Continue reading Las Vegas!
What I Wore Wednesday is my motivation for wearing the clothes I own, finding new ways to mix and match outfits, and not wearing the same three things all the time! I kept a fashion diary for the entire year of 2012, and now in 2013 I’m adding a bit about my days to go… Continue reading WIWW: February 10-16, 2013
I’m back from our weekend getaway to Vegas… and back to real life. While I gather my pics, I want to share this great recipe that we ate last week. Remember my quasi-resolutions for 2013? They’re pretty simple – exercise more, travel more, and cook more. I’m doing pretty well with the first two –… Continue reading Healthy Crock Pot Chicken with Black Beans
Happy President’s Day! The only reason I’m particularly excited about this holiday is because we have a day off from work! And…. we’re living it up in Las Vegas! I think Cora wanted to come too… This is not only our first time in Vegas, it’s also our first plane trip with just the two… Continue reading Meow Monday: Happy Presidents’ Day!
Last weekend was craftastic – I decided that the living room needed a refresh, so I started with four blank canvases and ended with a new wall of art! This palette knife art was the first project I tackled – super simple, with impressive results. My inspiration comes from one of my favorite DIY blogs,… Continue reading Project Pinterest: Palette Knife Art