Personal update: changing directions

So this is the entry where I lay out all the ridiculous stuff that has happened this fall. As you know, we were merrily swimming along saving for our goals to buy the house we live in and… Read More

Managing when you are busy, stressed, and unwell

I have spoken often about what an awful year it has been for my family and I. While we were managing fairly well for a long time, recently we were suddenly not-managing-well at all. With so many balls… Read More

Habits and goals for 2017

Recently I saw an article headline to the effect of, “don’t do resolutions, make new habits.” I didn’t click and read it but I wish I had. My brain has kept coming back to the idea and I’ve… Read More

Do a different Christmas exchange

Look at this haul! It’s December and that means I am upping my coziness game times a bajillion. Around here in Casa del Bungalowville it’s been all about hot pots of tea and books in front of the… Read More

Managing the holiday season sanely

It’s hereeeeeeee… I have lapsed a bit on blogging due to a hectic week. I had my ankle screws out yesterday and it is a lot more painful than the original surgery was, work is super busy, and… Read More

Getting Hygge with it

It’s so cold in this country Every road home is long … It’s so cold in this country You can never get warm – The North by Stars We’ve been pretty lucky (but not, like, in the global… Read More