Category Archives: family

Technology in the Home

My husband loves his gadgets, and for Christmas decided to treat himself to smart light bulbs.  I don’t know their actual term, I just know that I hate them. He kept trying to convince me that I really wanted these … Continue reading

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Soak in the Season

It’s been a while since I last posted, but I can’t complain too greatly about lack of time to post.  The blog was displaced by good things: working on my fictional writing, getting back into my sewing stack, hosting Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Snow

We’ve had light snows, one of which even stayed around for a day, but this one dropped at least three inches and has the trees sagging.  It’s beautiful, but the roads are slippery.  Hopefully everyone slows down a little and … Continue reading

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More Chores

The effort to catch up continues.  I know that I’ll probably never be fully caught up, but it’s a guarantee that you can’t reach the finish line if you drop out of the race. I tackled the shed.  Oh boy … Continue reading

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Chores

I just got my first attempt at sourdough bread from my own wild caught yeast starter set to proof over night.  A friend gave me some of her starter a few years ago, but I didn’t keep it up as … Continue reading

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Cookies

We’re going to visit DD1 at college tomorrow, so I made a batch of chocolate chip cookies and bagged two dozen to share with her, six for DD2 to share with a girl from her classes who sounds like a … Continue reading

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Tired and Sore

It’s been quite busy since finding the evidence of mice last week.  One has been killed.  I don’t know how many others are down there.  Back in the spring we had the chimney worked on, and it was discovered that … Continue reading

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