Where’s the remote?

At our house, we’re no strangers to misplacing the tv remote control. Often times, we’ll find it in between cushions, underneath the couch or wrapped in a blanket. These are standard hiding spots for that darn clicker.

But I’ve implemented two strategies that help avoid that most undesirable walk to the television set to manually click the barely accessible, hidden-in-a-weird-spot-on-the-tv, non-ergonomic buttons. Of doom.
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The Mouse and My Spouse

Posted by Tina Blankenship

Winter is around the bend, which means that there will be a cavalcade of critters trying to infiltrate your home. They’ll eat your food, they’ll make a mess and NEVER clean up after themselves, and they NEVER even offer to pitch in for their portion of the rent! Despite our best efforts, Todd and I are currently waging a war on these scurrying squatters.

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Don’t You Hate Pants?

Posted by Tina Blankenship

Every year as the last few days of my summer vacation draw near, I get this sinking feeling. Not because I have to actually get up with an alarm and face the rush hour traffic again, nor is it because I have to go back to work. I truly dread this time of year because back to school means I have to wear pants!

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A Pyjama Party: Before & After

Posted by Todd Blankenship

BEFORE
Tina and I have invited a couple of friends over. The theme: Pyjama Party. Or more precisely, comfortable lazing around the house attire.

What’s on the activities board for this evening? Jamming. We’ll be cracking out the guitars, the banjo, the cajon, the ukelele, and yes, back by popular demand, the shaker egg! Perhaps there will even be some board games. Who knows where the night will take us…? Continue reading

A Pyjama Party: Before & After

Posted by Todd Blankenship

BEFORE
Tina and I have invited a couple of friends over. The theme: Pyjama Party. Or more precisely, comfortable lazing around the house attire.

What’s on the activities board for this evening? Jamming. We’ll be cracking out the guitars, the banjo, the cajon, the ukelele, and yes, back by popular demand, the shaker egg! Perhaps there will even be some board games. Who knows where the night will take us…?

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Kitchen Casualties: Thy Name is Tina

Posted by Tina Blankenship

As Todd mentioned in a previous post, I am the food boss in our humble abode. What Todd neglected to mention is that I am not really at home in the kitchen, I am merely a visitor there. During any given meal prep, Todd will usually come running in response to a shriek, and will undoubtedly have to administer some sort of first aid, because I burn myself more than I’ve ever burned the food.

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