Chit Chat

Foundation to Finished: August 2015

Time for an update on our new house journey… … this month has flown by! In July, the permits finally got sorted out, but with lots of rain it seemed to take the entire month of August to finally get started.  I’m crossing my fingers for good building weather from now on. My mama visited… Continue reading Foundation to Finished: August 2015

Chit Chat

Nashville City Sights: CCFA Symposium (Again!)

Last November my parents drove up to attend the Nashville Patient Education Symposium hosted by Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), and another program was hosted this past weekend. My mom was able to come along, which is always helpful to have another pair of ears to process the information. These education programs are… Continue reading Nashville City Sights: CCFA Symposium (Again!)

Craft Chat

Holly Jolly Stockings Giveaway Winner!

 Thanks for the comments over the weekend… and now it’s time to announce the winner… drum roll please… The random number generator says the lucky winner is: Comment #5, Tiruba Tuba! I hope Janis and Charlie love their new stockings! Thanks for playing along, everyone, and thanks again to Lindsay for offering her pattern for… Continue reading Holly Jolly Stockings Giveaway Winner!

Craft Chat

Holly Jolly Stockings + A Giveaway!

Guess who’s ready for the holidays early this year?! This girl. It’s all thanks to Lindsay of  Lindsay Sews and Craft Buds!  I recently tested her new pattern, and now the Holly Jolly Stocking pattern has been released. (Find the pattern on Craftsy here!) (Sign up for Lindsay’s Newsletter to get the pattern for free!) (Find… Continue reading Holly Jolly Stockings + A Giveaway!

Chit Chat

5th Blogiversary!

The 16th marked my fifth blogiversary… wow!  The past five years have chronicled my “adult” life… from starting as a newly married librarian, to my health saga with thyroid cancer and Crohn’s Disease, living in San Francisco for three years, way too many pictures of my cats, the move to Tennessee last year, and a… Continue reading 5th Blogiversary!