Author Archives: Elizabeth

shuffling some things around

Hey blog friends. I’m making some technical changes around here so you may see everything redirected to my old blog, Once things are complete, will be hosted on my own server and will no longer be a method of reaching my blog. If you haven’t done so already, please subscribe to […]

Berry Pickin’

Earlier this week we packed up and headed out towards Marble Falls to do some berry pickin’ at Sweet Berry Farms. I’d never been berry picking before and we had just narrowly missed strawberry season. You see, strawberries don’t last long in the Texas heat. But you know what thrives in this ridiculous heat? Blackberries! […]

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread

Get ready for the zucchini recipes. My garden is in fully swing producing them so I’ll be cooking a lot of them! First up, zucchini bread. I had actually never made zucchini bread before – mainly because I didn’t really grow up eating zucchini. In fact, I don’t think it was until college that I […]

HOPE: Esperance Mukasekuru

To read more about why I post these stories click here. Esperance Mukasekuru is a successful weaver who lives in Karenge, Rwanda. She buys used bed sheets and bed covers and then skillfully weaves colorful designs into them, increasing their value and thereby allowing her to profit from their resale. Esperance joined HOPE’s Rwandan partner, […]

Custom New Mama Set – Patricia Bravo

Can I just say again how much I like Patricia Bravo? This NMS used Filigree Deco Plants in Teal and Goldsmiths Work in Fresh. I think it’s just beautiful. Hmm shoulda ironed the nursing cover before taking that picture… The lifesaving sling… Perfect for those early days… And the later days too! And no set […]

Garden Update: June

Things are going crazy in my little 4×4 garden. Check this out (and pretend like my grass is mowed): Those tomatoes on the right are taller than I am. The zucchini is starting to take over. In fact, this garden seems to be putting forth many things that are larger than average. Look at this: […]

Splish Splash!

Monkey man loves his new little splash pool! I have a feeling we are going to be spending a lot of time out on our patio!