Kit-Cat Update


Kit-Cat did so good at his vet appointment the other day! He’s such a calm little boy. Me, on the other hand, well…I saw stars and had to sit down. Apparently I get faint at all doctor’s appointments…not just my own. I’m sure it had something to do with the up-close-and-personal visual of the vet […]

Tuxedo Cat


Remember the little kitty I blogged about a couple weeks ago? Well, turns out it’s a boy, and I was so excited to be able to pick him up from the animal clinic the other day… (Click the play button on the video below to see him in action!) It only took him a couple […]

Pumpkin Coffee Cake


We pulled into my aunt and uncle’s driveway just as the sun was slipping below the horizon line on Sunday night. Their newly-installed turbine was just a’spinnin’ in the breeze, and wow what an awesome sight that was! It’s the first one of it’s kind in the entire state of Minnesota and the energy it […]

Me and Mom (Part 2)


Mom and I pulled out of Mount Vernon, Illinois pretty early on Sunday morning. She’s a real road warrior, this one… I kept telling her I didn’t mind driving if she needed a break, but she assured me she was fine, so I just rode shotgun and snapped pics as we drove up through Missouri […]

Me and Mom


My Mom and I are roadtrippin’ to Minnesota (and Wandawega!) this week! We’ve driven 640 miles, and passed through four sunny states so far. The drive has been gorgeous! Such beautiful weather, and the trees on the sides of the road are just starting to explode with fall colors. (Rumor has it, they’re going to […]

Stray Kitten


I’m a sucker for a stray. Dogs, cats, turtles- you name it- if I’m in the car and I see one, I gotta bust a u-ey, and at least try to rescue it. And because of the comments left on some of my animal-related blog posts, I bet there’s a lot more pet picker-uppers out there […]

Halloween Display Ideas


Howdy! Our friend Sarah is hosting an Outdoor Ideas link party today, so Kev and I are linking up our super scary gauzy ghost idea. Check him out… He looked even spookier out there at night! Eek! Click on the photo above to see how we made him, and hope to see you at Sarah’s party! […]

Painted Pumpkin


I’m visiting a friend in Tennessee today, but I wanted to pop in and post a Fall craft idea Kev and I had fun working on a while back to remind you about Kate’s Fall craft ideas link party that’s happening today! Make sure to swing over to her place if you’re looking for lots […]

Compassion International


In January of 2010, I opened an email about Compassion.   I had never heard of the organization up until that point, but I remember that night as clear as a bell. It was freezing outside, and I was sitting on our mattress in our bedroom- checking my email on our laptop. The bedroom door […]