Monthly Archives: February 2011

Blessing and Bartering

**Note – this is my original writing, but it was originally featured on Deviantly Domesticated. Deviantly Domesticated is a site where anyone can contribute articles about femininity, creativity, money, personal stories, faith, and more. To learn more, please visit Deviantly … Continue reading

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I Am The Queen….

the queen of incompetent wood workers. My husband and I are trying to build a compost bin, and I have discovered that I TRULY HATE woodworking. I have almost put myself in the emergency room a couple of times by … Continue reading

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Giving My Social Life a Break

Yesterday I had lunch with my good friend Stephanie. She is the creator if Deviantly Domesticated, which is a great online community about living apart from the 9-5 norm. A lot of the posts are about femininity, domestic living, relationships, … Continue reading

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Feeling Sexy, 365 Days a Year

Okay, so I am a little worried about the spammers and gross people who will probably come to my blog and leave gross comments after this post. Be warned, you will be moderated. As Valentine’s Day was approaching this year, … Continue reading

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The Debate is Over!

Well, I decided what I wanted to do about the sewing machine situation. As I was writing my post about whether or not to find a “new to me” machine, I couldn’t help but feel bad for the machine sitting … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Coupon Convert

When I was growing up, I remember my mom cutting coupons every Sunday. My Grandpa always saved the Sunday paper just for her, and it was a ritual for her to clip coupons while everyone else watched Law & Order. … Continue reading

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The Debate – Fix or Purchase?

I am currently on the hunt for a new sewing machine. Actually, I’m on the hunt for a used sewing machine, just one that is new to me. I have a sewing machine already. My grandma found one in her … Continue reading

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