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Alex Clark
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Lesson 136: Timelines are relative
Well, howdy stranger. Long time, no update!  So, news flash: Renovations apparently take longer than expected.  Our original time frame was to have the upstairs hallway and all three bedrooms completed (read: demo, electrical, drywall, paint, etc.) by June....

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Vegan for the un-vegan
For the past several years my eyes have been opened to the world of veganism. Much to my family's dismay, my cooking has slowly evolved from Pioneer Woman  ( Hello chicken fried steak! ) to Oh She Glows  ( Hello Buddah Bowls!) . Meat and dairy take up littl...

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Update on me: Part 2
Read Part 1 before proceeding to see where I've been over the past two years! During those 2 years it was easy to forget that I had cancer. (Well, we  assumed  I had a small tumor somewhere because my Tg number wasn't "0", but we just didn't know where). On...

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Update on me: Part 1
It has been almost 3 years since I've posted about my health. When I started writing about this journey I realized there was way too much to put in just one post so I split the post in two.  It has been quite a ride, so stay with me.  Last you heard,  I fin...

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A post about floor vents
This whole post is about floor vents. Yes. Floor vents. When you have floor vents that looked like this: then look like this: You give them a whole post. Because look at those beauts.  I literally did a happy dance once we "installed" these. And the words, ...

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Odds and Ends
We have officially owned this house for 8 months. At first glance it doesn't look like we've done much. Besides updating the upstairs floors, what else have we been up to? Beside chasing around this booger, a whole lot. If you didn't guess it, this house wa...

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Installing Plywood Floors
When we first bought this house we decided our first project would be renovating the kitchen. It's old and gross and was at the top of our priority list. But then we realized how disgusting the carpet in the upstairs bedrooms was and thought, NOPE! There wa...

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Three Years
This past Sunday marked 3 years since Olivia opened her eyes in Jesus' arms. The weeks leading up to this past weekend was full of knotted stomachs and tear-filled nights. Laying in bed, I wrote and rewrote letters to her in my head.  Telling her how much I...

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Olympic Fever
via olympics.org Who else is wrapped up in the Olympic craze? I can't get enough and I am already starting to panic about what will play on our TV 24/7 come Monday. I'm not kidding. Basketball, rowing, archery, weightlifting. I'll watch it all. But my perso...

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A House Tour
Since a lot of this blog will be about the renovation of our house, I thought I would give you a tour before things start changing too much. We've already changed a few things in the couple of weekends we have lived here, but don't worry. We haven't put a d...
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