Happy Birthday Banner and Party Preview

Hey–it’s finally party day for 1 year and 2 week old Abe! I’ll have more pictures once said party has actually happened, but for now here’s a quick preview of the decorations. I decided to go with an Abe Lincoln theme, figuring this is likely the only time I’ll be able to get away with that before toddler opinions set … Continue reading

Abe’s Nursery 2.0

I hadn’t really expected to be writing a post about Abe’s new nursery (well, at least not until he moved in there); I didn’t think there was much to say about it because the plan was and is to pretty much move everything that’s in his nursery now (his current nursery is a sectioned off part of our master bedroom) … Continue reading

This Post is Not About Our Newly Tiled Bathroom

….because we don’t have one yet. First I’m going to tell you about one of the quick and easy projects I’ve been trying to do more of to help me cope with how agonizingly slow tiling is. Then I’ll whine about tiling some more. You are all welcome to leave after the non-whining part if you’d like ;). I’ve had these … Continue reading

Make Your Baby a Crappy Doll Bed, or: Happy Birthday, Abe!!!

Abe is ONE today! This is nearly impossible, and yet it is totally and completely true. The post with his one year pictures and all the gushy stuff about how he’s unbearably adorable and charming will be coming up next week. And his party’s not until next weekend, so there’ll be more about that in the near future, too. But … Continue reading

A series of small disasters and a poodle

The weekend was sort of a series of small disasters, but it’s all over now (I’m writing this on Sunday night, and I have a glass of wine, so things are looking up). But I’m going to focus on the positive. Positive things include: 1. Backer board is all mortared and screwed down now, and getting this done did not quite … Continue reading