Sup. While James was doing flight training in Dallas, Hunter and I mosied around for 9 days. He learned how to drink from a cup. We listened for airplanes. And we also got to go to my grandfathers grave. My grandfather was abandoned as a child by his parents. He lied about his age and joined … Continue reading
You know what I love? Free vacations. If you’ve been following this blog from the beginning, you’ve followed our luck on free vacations to Mexico twice already. This time and this time. Same deal as this time. Goodbye loser 5 degree weather (yes, I’ve been driving crazy and 14 mpg was my average). and we … Continue reading
Right before Thanksgiving I was asked to do a large extended family group photo, as well as their individual family photos. It would be a Christmas gift for the kids grandparents. Turns out, when I showed up I recognized one of the families as an old co-worker. We both had a big shock when I … Continue reading
Well, the rain and heat wave this weekend melted the majority of our 10-12″ of snow. Uh, buh-bye. I celebrated with new pillows and flowers about the house. Even the sun streaming in our upstairs bedroom reminded me of summer. so close. so close. Besides my grand fantasies of tan skin and warm weather, … Continue reading
My sis and I always have grand thoughts during the holidays that we will provide for our families with scrumptious homemade treats. However, this very rarely happens. So please bear with me as I relish in the fact that not only did I take a dog treat recipe from my business partner, Jayme, but I … Continue reading
Finally, after seeing everyone else get snow we got some last Friday!
Today is my hubs 30th Birthday! Ek, I’m married to a thirty year old. On Saturday night, James was busy working in the attic doing electrical work. When he finally emerged, he found me dressed for a night out. “You need to get ready.” I said calmly. “What? What are you talking about?” James wide … Continue reading
During my first year of college I found out I had a breast tumor (turned out benign). Right before I went in for surgery I told my dad and sister that I was going to try and wake up during the middle of it and rap a lyric from the Beastie Boys song Ch-Ch-Check It … Continue reading
Yawn. I’m sleepy. I’ve been going non-stop for a while now and I’m pretty tired. Saturday was Jayme and I’s Black Birch winter pop-up store, Frost Pop. We had a GREAT turn out, so we will definitely be doing this show next year. Even sold out on our new Palm Spring vegan soap. And James … Continue reading
Folks that face isn’t getting any younger. So Jayme and I created an Organic Facial Serum. We worked on this formulation for months, but we think we have a really great serum to share with you. It is packed full of powerful organic ingredients in every bottle such as…. Organic Rosehip Seed Oil Our Rosehip Seed … Continue reading
It is cyber Monday which means my business, Black Birch, is running a sale! We do sales like twice a year, so this is kind of a big deal and worthy of me finally making a post to my blog. Launching some new product tomorrow, which will also be worthy of a post. This Saturday … Continue reading
Hubs is busy working on my dream. Operation Master Bedroom has begun as of 4 hours ago. Phase 1 has been promised to be completed by Saturday AM. Edit: I should mention he is sick as a dog. Because he is.
James always said he would build me a laundry room palace. It had become our joke over the past 3 years that I always did laundry in a palace since at the time our laundry room was down in our unfinished basement. Well, it took us a bit longer than we thought with countless design … Continue reading