Category Archives: The Nest

Day #232 – A Much Needed Nest Day

After a LONG day at the Science Center yesterday followed by a full evening of VBS (not ours – another church), the kids are tired and I think need a day to be home. The “nest” is getting a little … Continue reading

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Day #204 – We’re back!!!

We got home from Florida last night – yeah!!! The kids and I flew down Thursday to visit Auntie for a while. I used the last of my working mom perks – frequent flyer miles! We had a great visit, … Continue reading

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Day #185 – Okay, so it’s cream!

Looking at this picture the walls look much more creamy (cheesecake actually) than off-white, but here’s is our progress. Now, we just have to refinish the floor and figure out what to do with the fireplace! Not bad considering the … Continue reading

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Day #184 – A Fancy Way to Say Off-White

Thanks to Belle’s love of Fancy Nancy I have been noticing lately how we have found new and exciting way to make even the most boring things glamorous. This occurred to me as I waited in line this morning to … Continue reading

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Day #166 – The mulch is getting old!

Okay – enough already with the shoveling! I’m not even half way done with the mulch, but I’m losing steam on the yard work. Yet, I am not ready to admit defeat! I’ll give it one more day, and if … Continue reading

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Day #123 – After the Dust Settles

Some couples bowl together, while other play cards, birdwatch, go sailing – whatever! Hubby and I destroy things together, and we’re a pretty good team! He tore down the ceiling while I exposed the brick on the fireplace. Hopefully, he’ll … Continue reading

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Day #122 – A VERY Destructive Day

Hubby has off today and is planning on ripping the ceiling out in the computer room, so I might not be email accessible for a while. We’ll see. Projects tend to take a bit longer than they’re planned for around … Continue reading

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Day #66 – Reddin’ Up

Whoops – I just realized I didn’t actually post my post yesterday! Sorry Sharyn – here’s  a little something to cheer you up! We put the ornaments on the tree last night – yeah!!! I would include pictures, but Hubby … Continue reading

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Day #65 – A Nest Day

We are NOT leaving the house today! The house is choking on that post-Thanksgiving/pre-Christmas bulge of stuff that seems to accumulate (left-overs stacked high in the kitchen, “hidden” presents, uncollected Thanksgiving and incoming Christmas decorations, etc.) during the first week … Continue reading

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Day #49 – A Nest Day

I’m locking myself IN the house today. I don’t care if you need to go to breakfast/lunch/dinner, go to the hospital/bank/grocery store, are off/visiting only for the day/week/month, or if Macy’s/Target/JoAnn’s is GIVING merchandise away to all smiling customers = … Continue reading

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