Monthly Archives: December 2008


My Bloggy 2008 Year in Review 8

It’s so hard to believe that another year is coming to a close. Even though I haven’t blogged as much as I would like this year, I do love being able to go back and read my old entries. It definitely makes for a nice online journal anyway. So without further ado, here are some […]


Our version of alternative housing 11

While we have read a lot about straw bale housing, we finally decided to actually it was time to do some actual construction! Of course, we only wanted to spend about $25 so no big fancy house or anything. Instead, we decided to build a straw bale dog house for our beasties! We found straw […]


The socks 4

So many of you commented about the cozy socks that I figured the nice folks at Bath & Body Works would appreciate me letting you know that they are their Sweetest, Softest Socks Ever! One of my neighbors surprised me with them as a gift and I’ve barely taken them off in the past 4 […]


I think it’s the quiet 8

To so many people, Christmas is all about the children, or all about the big gatherings with family and friends. I realized tonight that to me, it’s about the quiet. As my family is all tucked in for the night and I listen to the wintery winds blow, I’m reminded of the simplicity and beauty […]