Monthly Archives: June 2011

3 Months of Housewife-dom

The end of June also marks the end of my third month as a housewife.  It’s been an interesting ride so far; some things are exactly as I expected they would be, and some things have really thrown me for … Continue reading

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Menu Plan Monday

I found that last week I seriously over-estimated the amount of food that two people need to eat during the week (especially in the summer!).  Instead of eating leftovers for lunch I’d often just grab half a cucumber and some … Continue reading

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Just Checking In

Oh hi there, blog!  I was so active on here earlier this week and completely dropped off when my shifts at work started on Thursday.  So neglectful as a blogger! I also haven’t been doing too many interesting things to … Continue reading

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A Lazy Afternoon and a Secret Garden

Today has been peacefully low-key: I’m enjoying our first day of 80-degree-plus weather by soaking up the sunshine and sipping on some Izze (sold at Costco by the case and with a coupon this month!) on the porch. Before I … Continue reading

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Summer Essential: Maxi Skirt

Maxi skirts are so. in. right. now.  Last summer was all about the maxi dress, but the number of full, floor-skimming skirts I’ve spotted around town and on celebrities (okay, mostly on celebrities) is steadily growing, and I’ve become more … Continue reading

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Menu Plan Monday

My hands still smell like food as I’m typing this, mostly because I made a potent (with garlic) black bean soup last night, followed by a Betty Crocker brownie mix.  Both were delicious and hit the spot, and I’m hoping … Continue reading

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Calla Lilies

I’ve never appreciated calla lilies as much as I should.  I remember being asked if I wanted them in my bouquets by my wedding florist and being like “oh god no, I want big flowers! with lots of petals!” and … Continue reading

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