Tag Archives: halloween

You Are What You Love

1 Nov

I don’t wear this every day.

You know what’s gross? Snakes. There are some things you can hang with and some things you can’t, and snakes give me the heebie jeebies. Last night, I had the delightful opportunity to have a snake wrapped around my shoulders and allowed to snake about while I shifted uncomfortably and waited for the nice man to remove it from my person. Now, when we approached, it was clear that while I had no desire to be bedecked with serpents, my boyfriend wanted nothing more than the feeling of cool snakes on his bare neck. Who ended up with the snake-lace? Me. Of course, me. Continue reading

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A Balancing Act

22 Oct

Next to business planning and actual physical work, saving money is one of the most important aspects of our still-forming plan.  Because we don’t know what our living situation will be in the next 6 to 12 months, not to mention what we will be spending on everything farm-related, we are saving every penny we can until the spring.   Don’t get me wrong here, folks.  We both work at nonprofits and aren’t exactly high rollers.  We don’t eat every meal at fancy restaurants and going on shopping sprees at Macy’s, but I have been known to do some unnecessary clothes shopping on our trips to Target and my (rather pricey) Smashbox and Benefit cosmetics are dear to me.  TS isn’t leaking money either, but he was previously buying lunch every day and he often pays for both of us in social settings.  And we both love sushi and hitting estate sales on Saturday morning.  Keep reading…