Category Archives: Domestic Bliss

Plywood the Cat

Sunday will mark a year since Plywood has taken up residence in our home. It didn’t take him very long to make himself at home – understandable, since a sofa cushion is much more comfortable than a trash can lid. … Continue reading

Posted in Domestic Bliss, News, Photography | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Twenty-One

In 1996, we got all gussied up and hitched at St. Paul’s. It’s been a rollercoaster, but I can’t think of anyone else I’d rather be on that ride with. Happy anniversary, Joe!

Posted in Domestic Bliss, Holiday, News, Photography | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Monster Storm

According to the local weather channels, there is a “monster snow storm” headed our way. Salt was purchased, boots are lined up at the door, and the fridge is stocked. Plywood is resting up for the arduous task of sitting … Continue reading

Posted in Domestic Bliss, Philadelphia, Photography | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Stuck on You

Shortly after walking down the aisle twenty years ago, this photo was taken. My groom, unaccustomed to wearing any type of jewelry, was twisting the brand new wedding band around his finger. I like to joke that he was trying … Continue reading

Posted in Domestic Bliss, Drawer Cards, Holiday, News, Philadelphia | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Nineteen!

Our 19th wedding anniversary was drawing near, and I was in a panic! It’s our tradition to make cards for each other, and I wanted to give Joe a special, classy gift – a portrait of us trapped in a … Continue reading

Posted in Collage, DIY, Domestic Bliss, Drawer Cards | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

The Birds

It’s always something. No sooner did I rid myself of the ants in the kitchen, now it’s birds stealing the basil in the backyard – not just mine, my neighbor’s too. They swoop in, swipe a leaf, smirk, and fly off. They … Continue reading

Posted in Domestic Bliss, News | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on The Birds

Uninvited Guests

We had an invasion last week – ants. They waltzed in through the back door and made themselves right at home. I went into full lunatic mode – ants skeeve me out! I sprayed the countertops with vinegar, ants hate … Continue reading

Posted in Domestic Bliss, News | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Uninvited Guests

DIY Laundry Detergent Update

I’ve been making my own laundry detergent for years – not only is it economical, it cleans better than any detergent I’ve ever used. Fels Naptha soap is a great stain remover, and is one of the ingredients used in this … Continue reading

Posted in Domestic Bliss, News | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Foaming Hand Soap

Every week, I make a grocery list – sometimes it gets left behind on the kitchen table. Such was the case last week when the hand soap was running low in the bathroom and the kitchen – and I forgot … Continue reading

Posted in DIY, Domestic Bliss, News | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Confessions of a Bride

Of course, I’m kidding. Happy Anniversary to my dear husband Joe!

Posted in Domestic Bliss, Drawer Cards | Comments Off on Confessions of a Bride

Weekend Potpourri

Posted in Domestic Bliss, News, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Weekend Potpourri

Domestic Bliss: Making Spaghetti

Second in the Domestic Bliss series.

Posted in Animated GIF, Blast from the Past, Collage, Domestic Bliss | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Domestic Bliss: Making Spaghetti

Domestic Bliss: The Most Important Meal of the Day

First in the Domestic Bliss series.

Posted in Animated GIF, Blast from the Past, Domestic Bliss, Glorious Food | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Domestic Bliss: The Most Important Meal of the Day