4 Weeks!

Chloe’s babies turned four weeks old today.  Look who’s eating!  They love it, the little porkers! Here’s Clyde, Yeti, Maybeline and the Pigster.  Soooo cute! Chloe is enjoying some downtime, showing us she can still jump onto her favorite rock.  Meanwhile Rotunda… Read More

Sunshine & Puppies …

It doesn’t get much better for this old gal! Our Neo pups have moved on to their new homes, which is bittersweet.  My bulldog posse have opened their eyes and found their VOICES!  Here are a couple of group photos:    And… Read More

What a week!

Chloe had her babies!  On Wednesday, she started stage 1 labor, and when she ‘returned’ her food, we were off to the vet.  Six hours later, we came home with one groggy Momma and four beautiful bulldog babies!  Here she is loving… Read More

Tales from a card-maker wanna-be …

I had some ups and downs this week.  I’m having a drink right now to ease my latest nightmare adventure … [Cue drama …] But first … I love me some fuchsias.  I can’t write the word without the aid of spell… Read More

Minimal Adulting here …

I did some coloring this week.  That led to organizing my available markers, deciding which colors/color-families I wanted to grow … A wee bit of online shopping … (Umm, Mother’s Day is coming …)  More coloring and new stamps to color (I’m… Read More

Yeah, so …

I’m taking this “NOT ADULTING” to a WHOLE new level… DH is cooking dinner – IF/WHEN he wants to eat;  I haven’t done laundry … in a REALLY long time;  I am stocking up on stamps and card making supplies – LIKE… Read More

Ahhh …

RELIEF!  Got through the annual tax date with our favorite accountant.  We really cut it down to the wire this year, finishing our sorting and tallying for the 3 businesses/4 jobs just 2 short hours before our appointment (with a 45 minute… Read More

New ‘art’ and other news …

I became (re-)obsessed with stamping, coloring and card making this week.  I know … It’s been a strange week! Ahem … back to card making.  I’ve reorganized those supplies, dusted off my stamp storage, dug in to my water colors, copic markers… Read More

My problem …

WHEN I’m willing to admit there may BE AN ISSUE … And, really – WHY bother diagnosing, if there isn’t any medication or treatment for ‘SAID’ symptoms … Anyway, I digress … My [‘ALLEGED’] problem may be that I read too many tutorials… Read More

And, back to reality …

Paradise was … well ~ PARADISE!  A great sun-filled escape!  We arrived back to find our homestead still standing, all two and four-legged family healthy.  So, unpacked – but still sporting a bit of sunshine color, it’s time to get back into… Read More