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Of curtains and climate change and compromise

Of curtains and climate change and compromise

In the first balmy days of spring, everything about the coming seasons feels possible. We’re going to grow our own vegetables! We’re going to eat healthy meals! I’m going to love the sun! You see, although I do love the sun (food! warmth! flowers!), I am a fickle mistress to that ball of gas. Love it(…)

What’s Ferguson doing on a home blog?

What’s Ferguson doing on a home blog?

I’ve shared the photo at the top of this post before, but I’m sharing it for a different reason today. I’m sharing it because of Ferguson, and because of a very small incident that happened when I was back in the classroom last spring that might shed just a small shard of light on what(…)

Teen bedroom organization solutions

Teen bedroom organization solutions

Was it really 3 weeks ago that I started my 4-day teen bedroom makeover challenge? Yes, it was–which means I’m at least 2 weeks late with this post that should probably be titled “New Ways to Use a Crap-ton of Old Ikea Products in a Teen Bedroom,” but I think I got so worn out from my self-imposed(…)

Finished!

Finished!

Yes, the marathon teen bedroom re-do is done!   But I’m too pooped to properly blog about it today. AND, my girl is back home and it’s the 4th of July, y’all. (We don’t usually do much on the 4th, but still.) Early next week I’ll do a proper post with some storage and organization(…)

Like a girl

Like a girl

If you haven’t yet seen the “Like a Girl” video that’s gone viral in the past few days, it’s worth a watch: I’m posting it here because yesterday this project was all about girl power–claiming and reclaiming it. Before Cane and I moved into this house together, I owned and lived in the house I(…)