Houndsandhabits.com is live! That’s right, folks, we’re now self-hosting and got a total makeover. New theme, new logo, but same old me sharing goodies about books, food, and crafts. There will be new content every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. During the content hiatus at this URL, I continued producing fresh material for you over at the… Continue reading We Moved!
I’m finally taking the plunge and upgrading my website to paid hosting as well as nabbing my domain name! The new site will officially launch on August 1st with new posts every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. My look is going to get updated but my content is still me – books, food, and crafts with… Continue reading New Website August 1st
I grew up in the Twin Cities. Since then, I’ve lived in Montreal, Ottawa, and two different suburbs. I’ve only been to a handful of farms. I’m a city girl through and through; I’ve got no rural skill sets to boast of. Yet, I’ve always wondered what it would be like, to live out in… Continue reading Once Upon a Homestead
I moved into a basement apartment in my de facto in-laws’ house at the very end of March. Prior to this, it was used as party central for two teenage boys, and before that, a home for my significant other’s aging grandfather. After his passing, it was too painful for anyone to sort through his… Continue reading Daily Routine Printable
Our rescue hounds have had mild separation anxiety since we first adopted them last June. It’s been frustrating to come home to accidents by the door and occasional items left out that got shredded (RIP, my faux-fur vest I never got to wear). For the most part, though, it’s always been manageable. Both my partner and… Continue reading Doggie D Day
Sunday has arrived. A normally quiet day of the week has been transformed into people shouting loudly at TV screens and balls being carried back and forth a bunch and oh hey there’s lots of food! Find the Food It’s not a Super Bowl party if there’s not a ton of delicious food. Make sure… Continue reading 4 Bloggish Ways to Survive the Super Bowl
On Monday I started volunteering for a local yoga studio that is amazing. In exchange for three and a half hours of your time per week, the studio gives you unlimited access to their classes. Instead of writing a rambling story about how I cleaned things for three hours, here are some thoughts I had:… Continue reading First Impressions of a Yoga Studio Volunteer