Yard Sale

The Traditional Pre-Yard Sale Party We had a yard sale last Saturday, which, like most things, was just a big excuse to have a party. The Bother-in-Law, Gary, and his family came to "help" run the yard sale an...

Personal Wimbledon Tennis Results

Mike and I started playing tennis again, partially because we're getting fat and partially because the lovely and talented Jen Havice (of When Pigs Fly blog) said she'd send me her famous Pimm's recipe for Wimb...

Eurotrash Husband

After watching French Open tennis my husband Mike decided to become European. It happened without warning; one day he was as American as a toddler in a tiara and next he was French. Or British. Or Italian. It w...

Signs you may be a chocoholic…

Last Valentine's my husband brought me a vodka drink in the middle of my work day. Best Valentine's Ever. This year he decided to decorate. Would this have anything to do with the fact that the other day I g...

The Apartment that Wasn’t

First seen in Skirt Magazine Mike had escaped his ex-girlfriend and needed a place to live. I lived in a house with a dog and a huge crush on Mike, neither of which required much space.  We were at a ten...