posted by K | filed under Pregnancy, Simplify | 10 Comments

Work has been slow lately, so I’ve been doing a lot of online shopping/browsing, visiting June 2010 moms message boards, hovering on Facebook, and watching marathons of Buffy the Vampire Slayer on DVD. The weather has been cold and miserable, so I haven’t felt like going outside much, and the treadmill makes my back ache [...]

posted by K | filed under Adoption, Crafty, Simplify | 6 Comments

Decluttering the house. I am sitting in the living room, looking at the massive coffee table that’s a hand-me-down from Mom, and the whole thing is covered with STUFF. My wedding album and two scrapbooks, invoices and image CDs for my website work, Millie’s gutted tiger toy, the cats’ glove with all the fun stuff [...]

posted by K | filed under Bathrooms, Ooh, Pretty!, Paint, Simplify | 6 Comments

My official painting T-shirt is back out of retirement! The last time I busted it out was seven months ago, when we were preparing for our home study, and I decided impulsively to paint the hall bathroom with a pint of dark green paint we had lying around. Turned out there wasn’t enough paint to [...]

posted by K | filed under Adoption, Kitchen, Nursery, Simplify | 4 Comments

We just got word that our paperwork for the home study is complete (even our fingerprint clearances, which we just got today!), and that means we can now be assigned a social worker. I was so antsy for this to happen – thinking it was taking for.ev.er – but now that it has, eek, that [...]