On Souvenirs

When I was a kid, I stood in awe of souvenir shops. Postcards, mugs, knick-knacks, you name it I was into it. My parents used to give us vacation money, and I remember that one time I spent mine on – literally- a box of rocks. They were desert rocks, but still. And what did […]

An Ode to my Ugly Curtains

You were free! No money was exchanged for you! In fact you were here when we moved in. Although, I must say, you’ve gotten less ugly in the years that I have owned you. And you blend into my decor like a ninja chameleon. It’s like nobody even notices you! Well, that is, besides that […]

An Ode to Aloe Vera Plants

Aloe Vera plants, you dun’ took over my windowsills. You dun’ occupied all my pots. You’ve been alive longer than any other plant that I’ve owned. This is because you are pretty much impossible to kill. Or, at least that’s what I think. 0.o Either way, you are not that difficult to keep alive – […]

The Day I Almost Lost My Ring

I enjoy writing light-hearted posts and telling funny stories from a homemaker’s perspective. That was always my vision for this blog. But, every once in a while, something happens that really makes you think. And, oh boy, did this make me think. It made me think about marriage. It made me think about life, and […]

An Ode to my Popcorn Machine

Popcorn machine, you make our lives fluffier with an abundance of kernels. Popcorn machine, you add a retro vibe to my kitchen – which justifies the counter space that we sacrificed when we purchased you. You have increased our intake of salt and butter, and for that I can only say: bless you. You provide […]