Happy Friday – Finally a 1 Car Family!

Chock full again - of the car of Mr PoP's dreams...

Finally down to 1 car – and what a car!

Mr PoP stayed up late a couple of nights ago to make sure the hand-off went well, but around 11pm, the car hauler finally loaded the car up and drove off with it. Mr PoP celebrated… I slept. =)

And with that we […]

Happy (Last) Friday – Joshua Tree National Park

Last Friday, Mr PoP and I got the chance to go to Joshua Tree National Park in southern California. We were in the area for a combination vacation/work trip and were able to grab a day to see some of the wildflowers that have been blooming thanks to the rains that absolutely soaked parts of […]

Happy Friday – We Are Done Reporting To “The Man”!

Today is a very happy Friday, indeed. Since today, we are officially done reporting to our city inspectors for the permit on the remodel, and I couldn’t be more relieved.

Our permit was getting rather long-in-the-tooth, given that we initially pulled it back in the fall of 2014 before the plumbers that we hired to […]

Happy Friday – A Tiny Dish Drainer!


pantry – now with cabinet doors on the bottom!

In a small house, there’s only so much space to go around, no matter how efficient you are with it. And no matter how much we tried, there was no way to add a ton more counter space to our kitchen. (Though we have incorporated […]

Happy Friday – Happy Anniversary, Florida!


The seven year anniversary of our wedding (cheap and wonderful as it was) was last month, and it passed in our typical understated fashion. But we’re also celebrating another anniversary of sorts this summer – our ten year anniversary as Floridians.

Here’s what the inside of our card to Florida marking this occasion would read…