Quarterly update (part 3) — talking about the table and random other stuff

Okay, so what else has been going on? Happy belated birthday to Amy, Mae, Tim, and Ethan! And happy birthday today to Isaac! We really had intended to send cards or something but my life is apparently insane and I can’t get anything done. Congratulations to Dalton on those first steps! So exciting! I’ve taken… Continue reading Quarterly update (part 3) — talking about the table and random other stuff

Quarterly update (part 1) – talking about Jessi’s graduation

It’s been a long time since I’ve written. There has been a lot going on and large chunks are things that I’m not especially pleased about. I figured “if you can’t say nothing nice, don’t say nothing at all.” But it’s been long enough that maybe I can chat about things without sounding too whiny.… Continue reading Quarterly update (part 1) – talking about Jessi’s graduation

We own our car!

I just sent the last payment for our car!! We now own this baby completely!! Well, as soon as they process the payment and send us the title, but YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN. Now we’re going to be able to get really serious about those credit cards that we’ve been working on FOREVER. No… Continue reading We own our car!

Refinishing the trunk (post 1 of possibly more)

Several years ago (13 March 2010, to be exact) Justin and I rescued a trunk from a little knickknack shop that was going out of business. It was painted this hideous color beige, but it was solid wood, unfinished on the interior of the trunk, and the hardware marked it as unlike anything I’d ever… Continue reading Refinishing the trunk (post 1 of possibly more)

Cushion covers are done!

I have been working on a sewing project since April.  My friend Becky decided that she’s going to expand her view and travel the country in a 15-foot Casida camper trailer.  So she went out and bought a truck and bought a trailer and she and Julie (her roommate since college) have been living in… Continue reading Cushion covers are done!