Personal Interests

Maternity photo shoot

Thank you Tatym Green for getting some sweet photos of us before Baby comes! Feel free to enjoy the humor told through these photos. If you can’t tell, I’m deeply in love with my husband and overwhelmingly excited about our baby! There is a post about the progress of our pregnancy that I update regularly.

Franny the Queen Bee

not how I thought today would start… Franny (St Frances, aka Queen Fran aka Franny Bannany) is not ok. A trip to the vet has concluded that her quality of life isn’t great and it’s time for good byes. we’re loving on her today and grieving while we make plans. this sweet girl came into … Continue reading Franny the Queen Bee

Dexter F. King

Our puppy boy- Old Man Dexter- is sick. Yes, he’s 12 years old. Yes, he’s had lots of surgeries and vet visits for a wide variety of needs but we’re still sad. The doctor is uncertain if he has cancer or simply a blood clot. They said 99% likely it’s cancer but they will give … Continue reading Dexter F. King

Tv survey thing

I saw this little TV survey while wandering the interwebs. I thought I would check it out and reflect on it. How LOW can you go? Lower than me??? My score is : ___ out of 100🤦🏼‍♀️ You never realize how much/little TV you watch until you fill out a list. Put a 💜 by … Continue reading Tv survey thing

Silly food survey

“CAN I TAKE YOUR ORDER?” • STARBUCKS- venti iced caramel latte decalf w/ almond milk • SUBWAY – 6″ italian herb & cheese, chicken, bacon, pepper jack cheese, ranch, spinach, green pepper, black olive, & tomato (but only if they look good) • McDonald’s – either a 2 cheese burger ketchup only w/ diet coke … Continue reading Silly food survey

Silly cooking survey

Who can really cook? No boxed Mac N Cheese or Stouffer’s lasagna. I know there are several of you that can really cook.I look forward to seeing your surveys.Who can cook real food, not stuff prepackaged or in a box? HAVE YOU EVER?1. Made biscuits from scratch? 🤔🤔I do t think so2. Fried fresh okra? … Continue reading Silly cooking survey

Sewing afternoon

We relaxed after lunch this afternoon and then Josh played some video games and I sat down to a Star Wars prequel marathon and some sewing. Humorously enough, I had Star Wars fabric… multiple in fact… Yet I didn’t think to use that. Not pictured is a pikachu bag and the beginning stages of my … Continue reading Sewing afternoon

Thanksgiving & a Sewing Afternoon

I have three styles I make: Originally I used ribbons for ties but I now have elastic and adjustable beads. For interested parties I also add fog filters and nose support. UPDATE: here’s what I’ve made in the past few hours

Headboard day 2

We put another afternoon into our headboard. We’ve continued to adapt our plans as we’ve seen progress. We adjusted some of the cuts as the tight fit moved things around a little. We realized we needed some supplies so we made a quick trip to Lowe’s for some Boiled Linseed Oil, sponges, and french cleats. … Continue reading Headboard day 2

State Parks: Prophetstown & Battle Ground, IN

June 18th, 2020 Prophetstown is a great example of Northern Indiana. This park is mostly Prairie with sporatic trees. There is an aquatic center, nature center, operating homestead and during special events they have living history type reenactments. The campground is small but nice. The playgrounds are beautiful! This definitely is a great experience for … Continue reading State Parks: Prophetstown & Battle Ground, IN

Fur Mommy

We have 2 dogs: Dexter (a Shih Tzu/Terrier mix), Freyja (a Great Dane). We have 5 cats: St Francis of Assisi (Franny), Martin Luther, Mary Magdalene (Maggie), St Hildegard of Bingen (Hilde), and Gomez. We also have 8 chickens.

Masks, Masks, and More Masks

With the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for PPE increased, I took time to make masks. Thanks to generous donations of supplies and funds, I’ve been able to help many people. It started as just a plan to help essential workers and that expanded to any one needing masks.

Chicken Tenders 🤣

Josh and I started tending chickens April 2020. It has been a major learning curve but also an amazing experience.