Category Archives: Life

Prelude

We put up the tree today. There are currently two extremely energetic foster kittens rampaging around the house, plus the usual tree-climbing suspects. I am sure this will all work out *just* fine. Mmm hmm. Tis the season for Holidailies.

Posted in Life | Leave a comment

Cheestasticity

A thing that I may or may not have mentioned here about Richard and I is that we take great delight in watching really bad made-for-TV movies. In the past, it’s primarily been the made-for-SyFy movies that we would watch … Continue reading

Posted in Life | 1 Comment

Light as air

Oh that’s right, I have this here blog I keep forgetting to update. There’s been a lot going on the last several months, and I will get to it all eventually – likely as blog fodder for the annual December … Continue reading

Posted in Baking Sisters, Life | Leave a comment

Smooth

Do you know what time it is? If you guessed Tour de Sock time, you’d be correct! My friend and I had so much fun with it last year we decided to do it again, because knitting(!) and socks(!), and … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Leave a comment

Operation Kitten Delivery

So as I’ve mentioned here before, we recently took up kitten fostering, and we had a very adorable little kitten – Fern – and her very sweet mom. I set up the House of Floof page as a way for … Continue reading

Posted in Cats, Life | Leave a comment

Baking Sisters – The Russian edition

Why look, it’s time for another Baking Sisters adventure! This time, inspired by the fact that one of us stumbled across this Pirozhki recipe, we decided to do a vaguely Russian theme. By which I meant I Googled ‘Russian desserts’ … Continue reading

Posted in Baking Sisters, Life | Leave a comment

In the kitchen with a kitten

How regular people bake, who don’t have a foot-attacking Godzilla wannabe foster kitten careening around the house: move around kitchen with ease, never having to double-check cabinets or extricate anything small and fuzzy from drawers. How I currently have to … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Leave a comment

Tracking

A while back, we decided that, being nerds and all, that we would get ourselves a wireless bathroom scale – the sort which syncs itself to our Fitbit accounts, and lets us track things online. Each of us set up … Continue reading

Posted in Cats, Knitting, Life | Leave a comment

Looking back; looking forward

Three years ago I got new glasses, because part of the joy of getting older is your eyesight slowly begins to deteriorate. These particular glasses took me an awfully long time to adjust to, since I got bifocals, and a … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Leave a comment

Fit for a polar bear

Today is, among many other things, National Strawberry Day, National Polar Bear Day, and yet another National Pancake Day (there are so very many of them!). However, I decided I really didn’t want to do yet more pancakes or pancake-type … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Leave a comment