Children’s Book Sale!

Children’s Book Sale!

  If you are a book lover, you will definitely want to go check out my Fibbie Shop.  I’ve got tons of vintage children’s books looking for a good home, and right now, I’m running a sale:  Buy any 2 books – get the 3rd…

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Popcorn & cookies

Popcorn & cookies

I’ve mentioned my love of Smitten Kitchen several times, and I’m afraid that it’s becoming a bit of an obsession.  Tristan bought me her cookbook for Christmas, and each time I make  one of the recipes, I’m blown away by how simple, ingenious, and just…

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Magazine tower

Magazine tower

In the world of online magazines and blogs, I am still a big fan of printed, physical magazines.  I love to pick one up and feel it’s weight – full of beautiful photos and articles, glossy pages, and the. best. smell. as I flip through…

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Giveaway Winners!

Giveaway Winners!

  Congrats to our 2 winners for the Altar/Road Rage Giveaway!  Danielle and Amy, I have emailed you, so please send me your addresses so we can get your autographed books to you:) For all the rest, you can buy the books here or here (and you…

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Book Giveaway:  Altar and Road Rage

Book Giveaway: Altar and Road Rage

This giveaway is extra special because it comes from an amazing local author, who also happens to be our dad! Dave Rhoades has two published novels, Altar and Road Rage and is currently working on more.  He has been writing since he was young, and truly…

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Changes in living space

Changes in living space

Hey you lovely people – it’s Friday!  I recently decided that I would show you little peeks into my home.  While it’s not really “finished” (therefore I would rather NOT show you) I don’t think it will ever be technically “complete” because I’m always changing…

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It’s oh so…

It’s oh so…

Today was not a good’n.  It was the stereotypical “somebody’s got a case of the Monday’s” annoying day.  It started out okay, but then ended with a crash.  My crash was in the form of a 2 hour nap when I got home from work…

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Sometimes, you just give in.

Sometimes, you just give in.

As soon as I got home from work tonight I finished up painting my new walk-in pantry (photos of that to come soon when I’m finished).  Part of the painting process included the floor…so my house now smells like paint and nothing else – very…

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Give.

Give.

Among my current reads right now is a book on advertising by Paul Arden entitled, “It’s not how good you are, it’s how good you want to be.”  It is a very short book with simple ideas on the creative process – simple, but extremely…

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While you were sleeping.

While you were sleeping.

Do you want the good news or the bad news first?  Bad?  Okay so the good news is…… I kid, I kid.  Bad news is that we won’t be posting any photos from our sister’s wedding for a few days.  We know, you all have…

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