Bringing the Picnic Indoors

Making a contingency plan for rain is nothing I worry about living in sunny Arizona.  But living in sunny Arizona means that sometimes it is too uncomfortably hot to sit outdoors and eat, but picnic food is still on the summer menu. No, I’m not one of those people who thinks an indoor picnic needs […]

Plantation Shutters in the Bedroom and More Instapot Feedback

I posted several months ago how much I loved the new shutters in our bathroom and transom windows in our bedroom.  Then.  I decided I needed to replace the woven woods with plantation shutters too.  Our room is pretty dark and I felt like they would brighten up the space.  Gulp.  Expensive.  We ordered Graber […]

What’s on Your Device?

Back in the old days – well, not all that long ago – most people on planes were reading books or magazines.  There weren’t devices with movies, TV shows, podcasts, books, etc. handily downloaded onto them.  If I ever finished a book, or heaven forbid, forgot a book, I’d have to purchase one at the […]

Summer Reading, Summer Eating

Reading I read a lot.  As in a lot.  I really don’t have any hobbies, so I have a lot of time for reading.  And for the record, I don’t consider reading a hobby.  It’s just what I do every day.  Like brushing my teeth.  However, sometimes the experience is special – like when I […]