Tag Archives: Elizabeth

Travelling Light: A Manifesto and Guide

“Where y’all headed for today?” “France.” “How exciting! And what’s the occasion?” “It’s our anniversary.” “Congratulations! How long will you…

Spring Cleaning: I Still (Mostly) Prefer to Have Garage Sales

A while back, fellow blogger Elizabeth and I wrote a pair of posts discussing how we prefer to sell our…

How I Lost 364 pounds (of Stuff) in 3 Weeks

A few weeks after moving into my current house, I had a nightmare. We suddenly had to move again, and I…

New Year’s Resolutions Revisited

The downside of writing for a blog is that if you tell the world that you’re going to do something, then…

World Breastfeeding Week: Hold the Cover, Please

Here we go again. Another celebrity — this time Olivia Wilde — posts pictures of herself nursing her baby. Once…

World Breastfeeding Week: My Lactation Consultant, My Hero

I knew I wanted to nurse (breastfeed) long before I had children. My mother talked glowingly about her experiences as…

I Need a Day Off (And So Do You)

When I think about how I need a day off I think about this quote: “We’re very very busy and…

Garage Sales: Lots of Hassle for Little Money

When I was 12 years old, my mother held her first and last garage sale. We were preparing to move…

Cake Decorating Ideas for People Who Hate Decorating Cakes

I have a confession to make. Even though I love baking decadent cakes and desserts, I’m not very good at traditional…