Making shoes last longer

Making shoes last longer

Being as I have difficult-to-find-shoes for feet (8 EEE in women’s), and generally will just buy whatever the heck fits instead of being able to shop the sales, I want my shoes to last as long as possible. I’m very

Making shoes last longer

Making shoes last longer

Being as I have difficult-to-find-shoes for feet (8 EEE in women’s), and generally will just buy whatever the heck fits instead of being able to shop the sales, I want my shoes to last as long as possible. I’m very

Hosta Damage

Hosta Damage

Last night we got some serious rain and hail. This morning I was rather depressed when I looked out the window… Not a single one of my hostas was untouched. My flower beds look really, really rough now. And on

Hosta Damage

Hosta Damage

Last night we got some serious rain and hail. This morning I was rather depressed when I looked out the window… Not a single one of my hostas was untouched. My flower beds look really, really rough now. And on

I’m so Excited!

I’m so Excited!

These opened up last night. I’m so bummed I have to go out of town for a few days because they’re all threatening to open now. Waaah! I hope I did that right… I’m not very good at being in

I’m so Excited!

I’m so Excited!

These opened up last night. I’m so bummed I have to go out of town for a few days because they’re all threatening to open now. Waaah! I hope I did that right… I’m not very good at being in

iheartmyroom.

iheartmyroom.

last summer i was quite in a down mood and painted on a impulsive angry day half my red room black. best plan ever! macbook is my best friend everrr. i got those hearts from the sweetest grandma. her favourite

iheartmyroom.

iheartmyroom.

last summer i was quite in a down mood and painted on a impulsive angry day half my red room black. best plan ever! macbook is my best friend everrr. i got those hearts from the sweetest grandma. her favourite

September gardening…

September gardening…

I have a meadow in my front yard…

September gardening…

September gardening…

I have a meadow in my front yard…

Tomato 911.

Tomato 911.

My plants had been doing beautifully until this morning. Last night we had a rough storm (high, hard winds and lots of very rapid rain), and this morning I awoke to… All of my tomato leaves have this on them

Tomato 911.

Tomato 911.

My plants had been doing beautifully until this morning. Last night we had a rough storm (high, hard winds and lots of very rapid rain), and this morning I awoke to… All of my tomato leaves have this on them

Today’s harvest-  The weird year continues

Today’s harvest- The weird year continues

Today’s harvest. We’ve been eating peppers for weeks, and there are more than enough here for a batch of peppers in tomatoes. On the other hand, the half ripe tomato in the center is the fifth tomato this season. Not

Today’s harvest-  The weird year continues

Today’s harvest- The weird year continues

Today’s harvest. We’ve been eating peppers for weeks, and there are more than enough here for a batch of peppers in tomatoes. On the other hand, the half ripe tomato in the center is the fifth tomato this season. Not

Lots of pictures!

Lots of pictures!

These are from when we first moved into the apt, in June of 07. It is a whole hell of a lot messier now. More dvds then anyone would ever need/ Fridge! Classy TV stand Awesome thrift store chair These

Lots of pictures!

Lots of pictures!

These are from when we first moved into the apt, in June of 07. It is a whole hell of a lot messier now. More dvds then anyone would ever need/ Fridge! Classy TV stand Awesome thrift store chair These

Destroyed door

Destroyed door

My fiance and I got a puppy a couple weeks ago. For the first couple days we left him locked in the kitchen while we were at work, which turned out to be a bad idea. He ended up scratching

Destroyed door

Destroyed door

My fiance and I got a puppy a couple weeks ago. For the first couple days we left him locked in the kitchen while we were at work, which turned out to be a bad idea. He ended up scratching

More garden plans

More garden plans

Some crocuses I saw today inspired me to do some more garden planning. This is what the garden looks like today: More or less. Imagine the green lawn to be all yellow 20cm long grass with moss inbetween. Three red

More garden plans

More garden plans

Some crocuses I saw today inspired me to do some more garden planning. This is what the garden looks like today: More or less. Imagine the green lawn to be all yellow 20cm long grass with moss inbetween. Three red

Garden pictures, a question and a proposal

Garden pictures, a question and a proposal

Some random images from the garden today: This pumpkin is about seven inches in diameter. The other pumpkin is slightly smaller. And yes, it’s white. :) The seeds were from Vesey’s. Here are my new (this year) tomato spirals in

Garden pictures, a question and a proposal

Garden pictures, a question and a proposal

Some random images from the garden today: This pumpkin is about seven inches in diameter. The other pumpkin is slightly smaller. And yes, it’s white. :) The seeds were from Vesey’s. Here are my new (this year) tomato spirals in

Suggestions Wanted

Suggestions Wanted

I bought my first house a couple years ago and last year was the first time I bothered with the landscaping. Now I have a few established perennials, but I am not really sure how to fill things in. Last

Suggestions Wanted

Suggestions Wanted

I bought my first house a couple years ago and last year was the first time I bothered with the landscaping. Now I have a few established perennials, but I am not really sure how to fill things in. Last

A note on my experience with Ma’dam Wisteria…

A note on my experience with Ma’dam Wisteria…

This is a labor of love. Each year I wrestle the tendrils and mercilessly hack it back down to a manageable size each fall clean-up. Each May it blesses my yard with an explosion of cascading purple lace. I’ve been

A note on my experience with Ma’dam Wisteria…

A note on my experience with Ma’dam Wisteria…

This is a labor of love. Each year I wrestle the tendrils and mercilessly hack it back down to a manageable size each fall clean-up. Each May it blesses my yard with an explosion of cascading purple lace. I’ve been

Pretty blue flower

Pretty blue flower

I find this wildflower (weed) pretty but I still rip them out after the thrill is gone.

Pretty blue flower

Pretty blue flower

I find this wildflower (weed) pretty but I still rip them out after the thrill is gone.

Pleather Problem…

Pleather Problem…

So we had puppies and they got ahold of the couches… this is a shot of the corner of the two cushions. this is a shot of the cushion to the very left. this is a shot of the middle

Pleather Problem…

Pleather Problem…

So we had puppies and they got ahold of the couches… this is a shot of the corner of the two cushions. this is a shot of the cushion to the very left. this is a shot of the middle

Lobivia dobeana

Lobivia dobeana

«Lobivia dobeana»

Lobivia dobeana

Lobivia dobeana

«Lobivia dobeana»

New Bedding!

New Bedding!

So, I’ve never posted here before, but my husband and I just purchased this 8 piece bed in a bag set from Target and I’m super excited. It’s the “royal look” that seems to be kind of hot right now

New Bedding!

New Bedding!

So, I’ve never posted here before, but my husband and I just purchased this 8 piece bed in a bag set from Target and I’m super excited. It’s the “royal look” that seems to be kind of hot right now

The Garden Bench – a very photo heavy post

The Garden Bench – a very photo heavy post

Once upon a time my husband worked at an assisted-living care facility. He made a lot of friends and formed some special bonds with some of the folks living there. When he left there in 1988 one of the ladies

The Garden Bench – a very photo heavy post

The Garden Bench – a very photo heavy post

Once upon a time my husband worked at an assisted-living care facility. He made a lot of friends and formed some special bonds with some of the folks living there. When he left there in 1988 one of the ladies