A fridge photo, butternut squash soup, and a little bit of waste.

November 14, 2014

Every week, I post a picture of the food that has gone bad over the last seven days. Why do I do this? Because in March of 2008, I finally got fed up with the amount of food I was wasting, and I thought that showing my waste to other people would motivate me to […]

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Factor in the gas cost, Kristen!

November 13, 2014
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On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I post a picture and just a few words. That’s what I have to remind myself of when I have a book or two overdue.   My gut reaction to seeing that a book is nearly overdue: “Oh, I really have to get that book back before I get a fine!”. […]

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Win a $50 Toys “R” Us gift card!

November 12, 2014

This giveaway is now closed.  Erin W. is the winner of the gift card.  Congrats, Erin!! Since Christmas is approaching (I checked out library books yesterday and the due date was in December. What the what???), Toys “R” Us has just sent out their Great Big Christmas Book. Aaaaand they’re also having several special events […]

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In two weeks…

November 11, 2014
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On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I post a picture and just a few words. …the dogwood went from this: to this: Bummer. But hey, at least there are still some leaves hanging around, and the dreary brown/gray scenery of January is a ways off.

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You don’t need whiskers to do that.

November 10, 2014
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Whenever my sister-in-law and I do a stereotypically male task, that’s what we say. She lays flooring, calls me, and says, “I didn’t need whiskers to do that.” I fix my dryer, call her, and say, “I have no whiskers, but I did it!” This phrase was inspired by hearing one too many women say […]

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Here and there

November 7, 2014

You guys, this 86 square foot apartment in Paris is pretty darn cool.  I’m not saying I’d want to live there (where would I put my piano???), but it’s still delightful to look at. _____________________ Know how I’m sure we own the right amount of dishes? At the end of the day, the cabinet almost […]

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