(This post is dedicated to my Former-Stepmother-Turned-Bosom-Buddy Beth who parties like a rock star with her Mardi Gras Krewe every year and is basically the coolest person I know.) I don’t go to Mardi Gras. Though probably someday I will. But I do live in a house filled with beads, where somebody is always yelling…Read more »
Winter is slowly Unwinding, icy tendrils, My heart drips with hope. Greedily I breathe Sweet air – fills cavernous lungs, Blows cobwebs away.
The other day a friend commented, “Kelly, I love your blog!” and thought, “I haven’t written a blog post in FOREVER – I need to get back on that.” I could say that I’ve been busy, and that would be quite true. I started a new job (my dream job, actually) back in October and…Read more »
A few years back, Bradley were on a mission to explore new (to us) and novel cocktails. We were living in Portland, OR at the time, a veritable mecca of fantastic cocktail bars. Occasionally, we would get out to enjoy them (oh, how I loved going to the Expatriate in NE Portland) but mostly we…Read more »
As I’ve already mentioned in several previous posts (such as this one: “SO.”), my daughter is a force of nature. When I’m not busy being utterly exhausted by her, I am completely in awe of her. There is something unique about this kid. Emory Scout is as unlike her brother as two kids can possibly be:…Read more »
I don’t know about you guys, but it’s been a really big month in my little world. (I’m going to pause right here to be transparent about the fact that this post has absolutely nothing to do with homesteading, or parenting even – both of which are the ostensible subjects of this blog. If you’re…Read more »
It’s officially fall, and our garden has been slowly closing down. The peppers have been harvested, the swiss chard chopped, blanched and bagged for the deep freezer, the broccoli is in flower, the turnips and mustard greens have long since gone to seed. Everything is wild and unkempt (my favorite). We won’t till anything under…Read more »