One-Eyed Cat + Bella = Love

Awhile back I wrote about the outside cats that hang around our house. I haven't seen Calico or White Cat in awhile, but Orange Tabby and One-Eyed Cat are still around. In addition, Andy has a new best friend called "That Bastard", a black and white longhair that sleeps in the mulch behind the house.I hadn't seen One-Eyed Cat in about a month or so, but last night Andy came home and said he was chilling on our front steps.He said hello in all his one eyed glory ....more

I'm Alive!

It's been awhile, hasn't it? I have a theory that when I get coerced into participating in a blog every day in a month challenge, I quit blogging altogether. So far I'm 0 for 2 with those challenges ....more

Online Shopping

BlogtemberWednesday, September 11: Share links to your favorite online shops, preferably with a few photos of your favorite items in each shop.Favorite Numero Uno:ModCloth Observation Decked Out Dress | Thrill Murray: A Coloring In Book | Come Tome to Me Sweatshirt An online store that sells cute dresses, Bill Murray coloring books, AND sweatshirts with cats on them? I'm your target audience, boo. P.S. I just bought that dress for a wedding next week. Favorite Numero Dos: Hello Holiday Holly Golightly Dress...more

A Turn

BlogtemberTuesday, September 10: Describe a distinct moment when your life took a turn.It was a Friday. I'd only been in my new apartment for about a month. The new apartment that was a symbol of my new start ....more

Personality: Order or Disorder?

Blogtember Monday, September 9: Take this short personality test and respond to your results. (at the end, find the detailed profile of your personality account - click "click to view" under "You" and "self awareness and personal growth." You can even google your type and find more info on it!)ENFJ. That's me ....more


Blogtember Friday, September 6: A story about a time you were very afraid.Now that I work from home, I expect to be alone all day. Andy goes to work around 7:30 and comes home anywhere from 5:00 - 8:00, depending on his workload. So I naturally expect to be the only one in the house from at least 8 to 5.Two weeks ago Andy decided to stop home between meetings and not let me know first ....more

Survival Skills

BlogtemberThursday, September 5: Pass on some useful advice or information you learned and always remembered.Have you ever seen Naked and Afraid? Basically they drop a man and a woman off in some sort of hellhole, take their clothes, let them have one survival item each, and then say "see you in 21 days!". Andy and I are pretty much obsessed ....more

I Am Boring

Blogtember Wednesday, September 4: If you could take three months off from your current life and do anything in the world, what would you do? (bonus points for fun photos from Pinterest, but don't forget to cite the source!)Uh. This is where I am supposed to have a really amazing answer about all the children in Africa that I would feed or all the orphans in Cambodia I would adopt ....more

Blogtember: Where I Come From

So in September I will be attempting (key word here) to do the blog everyday in September (aka. Blogtember) organized by Story of My Life. You should do it too ....more

Polar FT4 + Cheese

Remember when I was all amazing about fitness and crap in January? And then I missed a day and never went back again? Yeah ....more