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  • Hot Tubbin’ 101

    We finally did it.  What is ‘it’, you ask?  We bought a hot tub, and you can too in just four easy steps: 1.  Start looking on Craigslist two years prior to investing in a hot tub.  That way, when the time is right you will have a good gauge of what is realistic to […]

  • A Bit of Sparkle

    Our house with that ever – so – important December frosting of festive lights. These are what I miss most in January, the piece that brightens our lives in our cold, dark winter months. I love driving around and seeing our community lit up and electrified, and I love to see how so many people […]

  • Details

    This is the tile we are using as a backsplash in our kitchen. It is so beautiful and I am so anxious to see the final results!

  • Miles of Tiles

    When we remodeled our house in Bellingham we wanted to honor the integrity of the house – it was a 1907 bungalow in need of some serious love. When we tiled the bathroom, we used teeny, tiny white one inch white square tiles. With white grout. It was beautiful! For about three days. On about […]


Gigi Said

  • Topless Tapas 2012-11-03 18:44:52-

    Tami was leaving to go out with her friend and the kids begged to go with her. I said, "you don't want to go with mom, she is going to the Tapas bar and we are going to stay here and play games."

    Gigi stiffened, "That's weird", she said as she blushed. I processed fast and realized the problem. "TAPAS bar. It means 'small plate', not TOPLESS bar!"

Jude Said

  • Nicknames 2013-01-04 21:30:33-

    The checker at the store asked our always conversational little boy what his name was. He replied "Jude" then added "but sometimes they call me pumpkin brown". LOL.

    And they are right. We call him that after the folksong that we sing sometimes.

A long time ago…