posted by K | filed under Adoption, Kitchen, Mysteries | Leave a Comment

One of the many projects we tackled this week was the kitchen. As I mentioned in my last post, the paint on the ceiling, walls and trim was all peeling off in an unattractive – and potentially unsafe – fashion. So we had to scrape, sand, and repaint all of these surfaces. For the low [...]

posted by K | filed under Mysteries, Simplify | 13 Comments

After doing the treadmill first thing this morning (by first thing, I mean 9:45 … I am thankfully back to my schedule of staying up till 2 a.m. and waking up at 9-something), I channeled that hey-I’m-up-off-the-couch-doing-something energy into part 557 of cleaning up and organizing our pigsty of a bedroom. That involved the following: [...]

posted by K | filed under Mysteries, Ooh, Pretty! | 7 Comments

One day many moons ago, we found something cool under our house. It was a cast iron fireplace cover – a little rusty but still in good shape – and upon closer examination, we realized it matched the one on our dining room fireplace. Our house has six fireplaces, and four of them have covers [...]

posted by Kristin | filed under Grumpy Bear, Mysteries | 8 Comments

It appears the problem was with each individual post having no .html extension. Okay, I may have fixed it for future posts, though I’ll have to fix the old ones individually … or else they’re impossible to fix. Work, blog, work!

posted by Kristin | filed under Grumpy Bear, Misfortune, Mysteries | 255 Comments

I’ve heard from several readers that my blog has been acting up in Firefox. People have had trouble opening my posts on Houseblogs.net and commenting. I downloaded Firefox myself and checked it out – yes, this problem is terribly annoying, and I apologize! I wondered why my comments have slowed to a trickle recently, though [...]

posted by Kristin | filed under Mysteries | 1 Comment

How did I get on the mailing list for this catalog? I don’t have much need for a book titled Caramel Flava.

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