Movin’ On Up


Hello friends,  it’s terrible that I haven’t posted in over a month!  Work has been quite busy, and as it turns out purchasing a house is quite a process that also demands lots of time and energy.  There were some updates I wanted to let you all know about, but I was kinda afraid I would jinx it or something if I put it on the blog.  Do you ever feel that way?  Like when you have great news but it isn’t for sure yet and you have to keep it under wraps?  It is really difficult for me.  I think that’s why I haven’t been able to even think about posting anything else here.  But I think I can safely spill the beans now…. Continue reading


Weekend Project: Operation Pantry

Hello everyone.  First off, sorry about the ridiculous bout of negativity in my last post.  No more rants.  I was, in fact, racked with guilt for posting something so negative and unproductive.  Plus, I’m sure many of you noticed that there was a spelling error in the post – karma?  Yes.

So today I have something that is positive and hopefully helpful, or at least inspires you to organize something at your nest.

Our pantry is teeny.  Well, sort of.  It’s very narrow, but it is actually quite deep.  This caused all sorts of problems, though, because I had to dig through layers to find anything and not being able to see what was buried in the back kept me from having an accurate idea of the inventory I was working with.  Digging through the pantry was making me crazy, and after a few weeks of cramming food in haphazardly I couldn’t take it anymore.  Here’s a picture of the chaos: Continue reading