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6 months ago
This is part 5 of 5 of our 2020 Europe Trip. See part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here, and part 4 here. … Read More ›
6 months ago
This is part 4 of 5 of our 2020 Europe Trip. See part 1 here, part 2 here, and part 3 here. Since the lockdown … Read More ›
6 months ago
This is part 3 of 5 of our 2020 Europe Trip. See part 1 here, and part 2 here. About an hour west of Barcelona … Read More ›
6 months ago
This is part 2 of 5 of our 2020 Europe Trip. See part 1 here. We packed a lot of sights and food into our … Read More ›
6 months ago
This is part 1 of 5 of our 2020 Europe Trip. We started our namesake European trip to the Spanish coastal Mediterranean city of Barcelona. … Read More ›
8 months ago
Happy New Year! A week ago, as I was packing away Christmas decorations, I felt at peace with the idea that this New Year (and, … Read More ›
10 months ago
In general, I don’t like to tell people that I studied interior and textile design in college, because it gives the wrong impression that I’m … Read More ›
10 months ago
Once the walls and ceilings were in, everything was painted with Sherwin Williams Pure White. Then Tig moved on to tiling the floors. We chose … Read More ›
10 months ago
This fall, facing the prospect of an unfinished mudroom and pantry, I asked–actually I begged–our friend L for some help. Having built her own cabin … Read More ›
11 months ago
I’ve mentioned our messed up chimneys in an older post, but it’s time to revisit it again. See that really tall chimney above? That was … Read More ›
11 months ago
A couple months ago, while my kids and I were at a playdate, I got a barrage texts from a fellow homeschooling mom: What do … Read More ›
11 months ago
Demolition time… First Tig busted out the wall between the mudroom and bathroom (which will be converted into a pantry.) This was a vintage bathroom … Read More ›
11 months ago
The old kitchen was part of the ell which extended off the back of the house. It was a fun brick red and white vintage … Read More ›
11 months ago
Last spring we decided to tackle the front hallway and pantry. The reason why I haven’t written about it is because only half of it … Read More ›
11 months ago
This Maine summer was especially short, since spring dragged on well into June. After the requisite handful of hot days in July and August, the … Read More ›
13 months ago
As a child of the 80’s, I grew up with a lot of TV. Starting with Sesame Street, Mr. Rogers, and The Electric Company when … Read More ›
14 months ago
1,269 pieces. That’s how much trash 30 people picked up from our (relatively clean) beach in a couple of hours. Several days ago, sailing vessel … Read More ›
14 months ago
When we were first starting out as homeschoolers, I googled “Asian-American homeschoolers” and “Asian-American unschoolers” and came up with very little to nothing. So I … Read More ›
14 months ago
It’s been almost a year since we’ve fell into the rabbit hole of Harry Potter homeschooling. I must report that it is still going strong, … Read More ›
15 months ago
Family photo books have been my format of choice lately for documenting our travels. After our first sailboat adventure–which we memorialized into a video–my friend … Read More ›
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