The Hunger Games!
Noah and I had so much work today that we asked Noah’s Dad to watch baby River. The wholesale side of our business was in desperate need of some attention as we hadn’t had any time to put orders together. As soon as River was whisked away by his grandfather, Noah looked at me mischievously and asked, “Do you want to see the 11:30 showing of The Hunger Games?” Yes, indeed...
A Portable Treehouse
This is what I want for the apocolypse or at least the backyard for the summer. Tentsile offers an alternative solution to camping with its tent hammock combination. The tent can keep you away from creepy crawly insects on the ground, floods, and maybe even zombies. Sleeps 2-8.
Darby’s been fascinated with chickens lately, and hatching his own baby chicks. We ordered a small, tabletop egg incubator for him, the Chick-U-Bator to be exact, which arrived yesterday. And Louise gave us 2 fresh eggs from her chickens. Darby’s job is to turn the eggs three times a day. We’ll see if the eggs wind up hatching, I’ll post about this again in about 3 weeks!
O'Brien, Is That You?
Two posts about Downton Abbey in one day, because I just cannot believe what evil O’Brien (Siobhan Finneran) looks like in real life! She’s the bitter spinster and Countess Cora’s maid that has my stomach in knots with her wicked schemes. And there she is in the red dress, looking very unlike her character. Amazing how hair and makeup can transform someone!
I'm Smitten With Downton Abbey
I will admit, when I first heard people raving about Downton Abbey, I thought they were talking about a bar on the north side of Williamsburg. I later realized my error, but it wasn’t until I read an article about all the elaborate food that is featured in every episode, that the show peaked my interest. What did fancy Edwardian people eat back then? The curiosity was enough to get me to...