Category Archives: Shopping

Longing for the Farmers’ Market

For the last six months or so, I have had a lot of stress around grocery shopping, meal planning, etc.  I went from shopping at Aldi on a $60 a week food budget (not counting monthly meat purchases from Sam’s … Continue reading

Posted in Shopping, Toddlers | 2 Comments

A post without a baby photo . . .

I had a great birthday!  First of all, Miss M slept all night on my birthday eve.  She had been sleeping through the night almost every night until she was sick recently, and ever since then it’s been hit or … Continue reading

Posted in Birthdays, Shopping | 2 Comments

A New Adventure

Dear Friends, I’ve found myself with some unexpected extra free time between now and the holidays and have decided to pursue something in addition to my day job.  I’ve decided to become a Tupperware consultant!  After asking questions for about … Continue reading

Posted in Shopping, Tupperware, Work | Leave a comment


Gretchen, Graham, Ryan and I took a quick getaway to NYC this weekend to celebrate Gretchen’s birthday. We stayed at Hotel 17, which was much nicer than our previous shared bathroom hotel stay at West End Studios. This time Ryan … Continue reading

Posted in Birthdays, Eating Out, Friends, Shopping | 1 Comment


I am a little late getting started, but finally picked up a copy of our February Book Club Book – The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. Although I staked out the library … Continue reading

Posted in Book Club, Friends, Recipes, Shopping | 3 Comments


Ryan and I had been hearing about this new discount grocery store in Vernon and being the thrifty shoppers that we have become, we decided to check it out. The store is called Aldi, but we prefer to call it … Continue reading

Posted in Shopping | 2 Comments


I feel like I am totally copying Katie with this post. But today, my favorite shoes died. I don’t know when exactly it happened, but I felt a draft and looked down to find the sole totally cracked and the … Continue reading

Posted in Shopping | 4 Comments