A July Morning of Awesome

I suddenly realized that I’m having a great morning so far. I mean, sure, no one wants to get up before 6 with a crying baby. Yeah. Crying. She used to wake up happy, she used to play in her crib and over the monitor I would hear coos and giggles. I peeked once, sheContinue reading “A July Morning of Awesome”

A Box and a Loaf of Bread… in other words… Hope

To stave off the looming sense of misplaced but still powerful depression I have been attempting to equal parts hide from and ignore, today I did two things. I built a cardboard playhouse for Ella and I baked banana bread. First, the cardboard. It was a diaper box from Amazon. It became a little enclosureContinue reading “A Box and a Loaf of Bread… in other words… Hope”

Show me…. sentimental object!

It’s that time again… time for the Show Me Project! This week: Show me… an object of sentimental value.For me that’s my engagement ring. Matthew proposed to me on April 13th of last year. In Santa Cruz He took me to a bluff overlooking the beach and the Boardwalk and talkedabout how much he loved the FridayContinue reading “Show me…. sentimental object!”

Show me…. Your Mailbox!

Today is the 2nd week of the Show Me Project! Last week we did “Show me… your table” and we had submissions from DianneKellyRachelCountry Bumkin Mama Thank you ladies! This week the topic for the vlog or photo essay or whatnot is: “Show me.. your mailbox!” So, here;s my submission! My mailbox is one ofContinue reading “Show me…. Your Mailbox!”

Quick Update and Movie Preview!

Hello blog world! Things are pretty much just trucking along in Kay-land, although there are a few exciting things on the horizon such as a writer’s conference! Yay for FogCon! Also, starting next week Ella and I will be hosting little J in the mornings while his mommy works. J is almost exactly a yearContinue reading “Quick Update and Movie Preview!”

Show Me…. Your Table!

Welcome to the Show Me Project! This week’s assignment  March 1st / Show me… your table! (Dining room table, coffee table, or patio table… whatever table gets the most love or tells the most interesting story!) I decided to do our coffee table as it is a bit more reflective of our daily lives. First offContinue reading “Show Me…. Your Table!”

Friday Fun! (eye candy and Oscar cuteness!)

Happy Friday! Don’t forget that next week we start the Show Me Project! (First up, Your Table!) I hope you had a good week this week… mine was busy with being a part time single mom, a few cultural competency training sessions and working on setting up a few new websites in a project IContinue reading “Friday Fun! (eye candy and Oscar cuteness!)”

Coming Soon… The Show Me Project!

Some of you might remember the Show Me…. Project from a few years ago.  I participated and it was a LOT of fun! I thought… why not bring it back, change it up a bit, and invite a whole new slew of people to participate? So, starting March 2nd, I will be hosting the newContinue reading “Coming Soon… The Show Me Project!”