If I were to write a comic strip describing heaven and … the “double-hockey-sticks” place, I would probably include that the latter should be a customized experience of things you dread and hate the most. Unfortunately, my list would probably consist of tasks that most Latter Day Saint girls are expected to enjoy and excel… Continue reading Sew your own … Gift Wrap?!?
As many of you know (because I had some pretty obsessed/obnoxious facebook statuses a few weeks ago) we are the happy owners of a new iPad 2. We have lovingly dubbed it “Paddy” after a week of feeling a little stupid and presumptuous saying the word “iPad” over and over again. We already owned a… Continue reading Card Catalog Bliss!
For the last few days, Dave has been pestering asking me to make banana bread. Because he was the one that wanted it, not me, today I suggested that maybe he could make it. From my spot in the other room where I was lying, reading a book (see below for more details) I was… Continue reading Banana Bread and Other Highlights
I am a LUCKY girl! I will be documenting my journey of what happens when you receive the gift of 6 months of free time. With a big thanks to God and to my wonderful husband, Dave, I get to start a new exciting chapter in my life. Maybe you could call it a short… Continue reading Beginning a Lucky new Life
The following is a brilliant guest post by my financially minded husband, David Hawkins. He wrote the following article at my request about Why we are not buying a home. One of Tammy’s friends recently asked her if we were looking to buy a house soon. Tammy responded that we were not. It may seem… Continue reading Why We Aren’t Buying A Home
I confess, I’m not really a minimalist Nor do I think I’ll really ever get there. I dont have a strong desire to own less than 100 things – I just dont want to own thousands of things. I dont want to be a financial slave to my belongings I want my home to be… Continue reading I’m taking the first step
Inspired by my new venture into Minimalism, I have started paring down all unnecessary things in my life whether it be books, bikes or clothes. I have also recently “UNfriended” about 160 Facebook friends. I know that sounds horribly rude and ungrateful, but let me tell you why it is a good idea and how… Continue reading How to celebrate National UNfriend Day