Wrapping Up Alabama

The time is finally (almost) upon us: we’re headed home to California next month. I feel like even writing that line may jinx Tom’s progress, forcing us to stay here for longer than anticipated. The weather has been our enemy the past few weeks, with lots of clouds and storms during Tom’s flight period and… Continue reading Wrapping Up Alabama

February Parallels

I’ve never had particular feelings about February before; it’s kind of an in-between month, like when you’re 17, you’re more in-between-16-and-18 than actually 17. February is more of an in-between-the-new-year-and-the-start-of-spring month than anything really. Sure there’s Valentine’s Day, but I’ve never been a fan of that holiday anyway. I can’t help but take notice of… Continue reading February Parallels

20 Things I Tried in 2020 That I’m Taking with Me in 2021

1. Cast Iron Skillets. My collection is now at 3 and I love them dearly. I feel pretty confident in my seasoning routine now, too. 2. Blueland. This woman-founded, low-waste company is bringing an end to one-use cleaning supplies. We purchased the Clean Essentials kit when we first moved out to Alabama and have been… Continue reading 20 Things I Tried in 2020 That I’m Taking with Me in 2021

Friendsgiving 2020

The holidays look very different for many people this year, including me. We knew earlier on that we’d be spending Thanksgiving in Alabama instead of traveling home, and now it’s looking like we’ll be here for Christmas too. Tom and I both miss our families immensely, but we are so so thankful to have each… Continue reading Friendsgiving 2020