The Hood strawberry plants we put in last year weathered winter well and seem to be producing nicely. Since I am not a farmer, I can't actually verify that they ARE producing well, but to my city-gal eye, there are edible strawberries hanging from the branches, so that means they are producing well.  Haha!

The G's said they are sweet and delicious! Woo hoo.


May 23rd, 2013 0 comments live

Beware: It May Look Like an Elliptical Machine, But…

I am such a gym loser novice that I can't even tell the difference between the machines.

I like the elliptical machine. But apparently, I don't like all machines that LOOK like elliptical machines, nor do they like me.

When I first started, I had a preferred elliptical machine. Back corner, farthest from the door. No one behind me. This was important to my psyche

May 21st, 2013 0 comments live

Welcome to the world of Portland

A few of my Facebook friends posted this. I love it. So I wanted to share.

You can dig deeper into our fun town by visiting here.

May 11th, 2013 0 comments live

A Gallery Fit for A Princess

In this post, I referenced a few projects I tackled while Kenny was away on a two-week business trip in April. One of my favorite things I got done was revamping Grace's wall art above her bed. Let me tell you the backstory before I do the "big reveal" of how it looks now. Grab some popcorn, it's gonna be good. (Don't really. It's actually kind

May 2nd, 2013 0 comments our house

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