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Monthly Archives: February 2012

Lamp makeovers

We’ve got two lamps in the nursery that I have been trying to figure out for the past few months. Just couldn’t find shades that would work for the look I wanted. So I decided to make some myself. Here you go: My supplies: 2 lampshades, material (1/2 yard from my new favorite store The Cottage Rose), […]

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Cowtown Ultra 2012

Logan was a pacer for the Cowtown Ultra Marathon here in Fort Worth this past weekend so Ezra and I traveled around to cheer him on.  It’s been a while since I’ve done this (his races are usually out of town) and really the first time for Ezra to go more than one spot.  The first […]

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El Scorcho Sin Lun6

Registration opens tomorrow for Logan’s El Scorcho run.  El Scorcho Sin Lun6 — July 14-15, Fort Worth, Trinity Park, Midnight, 50K or 25k.  Stop by the FWRunCo booth at the Cowtown Marathon Expo to register in person.  Online registration starts February 27th.  Are you running?  Do it!  I’m planning to! 

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Working out

Can’t make it to the gym?  No problem.  40 pound benchpress on the living room floor. He also works good for pushups. This week… I had my 34 week doctor appointment.  Everything is good.  I’m right on track.  Three more weeks till I’m full term.  The baby is head down now so we are in the final […]

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This machine

I want to learn how to sew. Really learn to sew. Right now I can sew a straight line and that’s about it. So basically pillows and curtains are my limit. Last weekend I attempted to sew a cute little letter onto a onesie. All I had to do was turn the baby onesie around […]

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Canton Trade Days

We went to Canton a couple months ago…me, my sister Francie, and my niece Addison. Have you been? It’s one of my favorite places. This was my third trip in the past year or so.  You never know what you’ll find there. My loot this time included a full size wrought iron bed frame, two […]

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Sugar Cookies

Thank you to everyone for your encouraging words on my last post.   I am really looking forward to this new chapter with my family.  So…it’s Valentines week and Ezra and I made sugar cookies again.   I’ve blogged about them several times before — here (old school Nell photography…Dec.2006, pre-Ezra), here (Dec. 2010), here (Dec. 2010) and […]

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Leap of Faith

Here goes…. I’ve been working since I was 16.  For twenty years now I’ve always had a job.   The last twelve have been in education.   Five years in the classroom and seven years in the library.  I enjoy it.  I take pride in it.  It’s part of who I am.  The last six years I’ve been at […]

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Be Mine

Thank you to the girls at Eighteen 25 for the Valentine’s cards and to Jessica from the Zakka Life blog for the Super Valentine template! They are perfect for our little superhero to hand out to his friends at school Valentines party.

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Love from Idaho

Happy Valentines!  I always enjoy this week. Got a few Valentine posts coming at you the next few days. First up, our little rocks from the Snake River in Idaho.  After adding some hearts and a little modge podge they became our love rocks. They sit next to our fireplace in a little pot that once belonged to my […]

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