The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. So you know, just in case you’re interested… check out my stats! (Thanks to my Mom for commenting the most!) Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 32,000 times in… Continue reading 2013 in review
Happy New Year’s Eve! I don’t get super crazy with resolutions each year, but I do like to take the time to think about the past year and what I’d like to do in the upcoming year. I’ve learned that life never goes quite as I planned… or at all like I’ve planned… but it’s… Continue reading 2014 Resolutions
Happy birthday to my favorite husband! Here are a few of my favorite pics with Sam and his cats… Happy birthday to Sam!!
We’re visiting family in Mississippi this week, but in the lull between Christmas and New Year’s Eve I didn’t want to forget my recent adventures with two of my uncles. Before we left last week, we spent a day with my Uncle Marty in Napa and two nights out with my Uncle Brad. I haven’t… Continue reading Uncles
Before I left for the holidays, I had a couple more days to work on Gingerbread Lane… I didn’t get finished, but I got pretty close! So this obviously didn’t get finished in time for Christmas… but it will be ready next year! I updated my progress pics below… hopefully the next update will be… Continue reading Welcome to Gingerbread Lane: More Progress
Merry Christmas from the Dornan family! Wishing you lots of peace and love, and a happy new year! Here’s the card we sent out this year… and past years! 2013 … 2012 … 2011 It was almost this card… … 2010 … Merry Christmas to one and all!
Merry Christmas Eve! Every year I try to choose a new book for my Christmas collection. (OK, sometimes it’s more than one…) Winter Lights: A Season in Poems and Quilts, by Anna Hines I’ve had my eye on this book for the past couple years, and I finally bit the bullet. There are about 15… Continue reading Christmas Eve Reading
We’re officially in Mississippi with family for the week! Before we left yesterday, I had one last chance to work on my cross stitch project. The cats were by my side, of course! You know Cora couldn’t stay away from the action for long!
High Five for Friday! I’m sharing the highlights of my week… five to be exact! I love the idea of focusing on five little things that made me happy… definitely a fun way to recap the week and and stay grateful. 1 – Uncles. This week not one but two of my uncles were… Continue reading High Five for Friday!
This year I haven’t spent much time decorating and (other than my Gingerbread Lane cross stitch project) I’ve spent next to no time at all crafting. For everything there is a season, right? And this season just didn’t involve a lot of fluff. My beloved Christmas books are back out in the living room. I… Continue reading Christmas Reading