DIY Stamp Art

At 27 years old, I seem to be transitioning from "everyone's getting married" to the "everyone's making babies" stage of life. Due to an excess of baby showers, birth announcements and birthday parties, I've been brainstorming some kind of handmade gift suitable for infants or children--not just to save some money--but also to give them something special and unique to keep. Yellow Owl's Little Prints The other day I came across this adorable book at the library and absolutely loved the look of stamp artwork ....more

Cooking My Way to Health

It's almost been 6 months since Katrina & I started living together. (I can't believe it!)We both wanted to help motivate each other to start living and eating healthier from the beginning, and I'm happy to say we've been doing that over the past six months. I've always enjoyed cooking, but preparing food for someone who appreciates it and loves eating my food is extra motivation and encouragement ....more

Ringing in 2014!

We're one week into 2014! How are you liking it so far? Any resolutions for this year?...more

DIY Sharpie Mugs

Merry Christmas Eve! I have been seeing DIY Sharpie Mugs all over pinterest, so I thought'd I'd give it a go for some handmade christmas gifts. I think they turned out pretty good!It's a super easy, quick personalized gift ....more

Wish List 2013

We've officially had our first snowfall, the tree is up, the stockings are hung, and I've been listening to Christmas music every day. It's the most wonderful time of the year! I love this season so much, and it is more wonderful than ever now that I get to spend it with my love ....more

How to Throw an Epic Slumber Party!

Recently Katrina & I hosted an all-girls adult slumber party and it was a great success (if I do say so myself). I highly recommend it! I thought I'd share some party planning tips here. 1 ....more


Last week I turned 27! I think I can now officially say I'm in my "late twenties". It was a very happy birthday--everything is happier and brighter and better now that I have my little bug with me every day ....more

National Coming Out Day - take 3

So I meant to write a post on Friday for National Coming Out Day, and failed. This will just have to do. Better late than never, eh?This is the third year in a row I've blogged at this occasion ....more

Life as We Know It

What a difference a month makes!I have now been living with Katrina for ELEVEN WHOLE DAYS. And you know what's strange? How not strange it is ....more

To the Mother of the Girl I Love

As I mentioned last time I wrote, Katrina recently told her mom the news of us moving in together. Whenever I tell someone this they're always baffled that her mom didn't already know this. Katrina avoids telling her things when she knows the reaction will be unpleasant.The other day I mailed Katrina's mom a birthday card (let's call her Mrs ....more