Frozen Treats

Anybody who has left our house knows that Sophie has a bit of separation anxiety as soon as you even start your Minnesota goodbye. Here she is blocking the door at our Minneapolis house. In general, she is a friendly dog, but when you even hint at leaving she gets all feisty or whinny. When…

Rain and Recipes

After surviving one of the coldest Minnesota winters in 35 years we spent the last week or two drowning in rain. I’m sure there were hundreds of people with water in their basement, including us. After the water nightmares in our MPLS house (read more about that here) this water issue was nothing. The floater…

Crafty Copycat

I saw this DIY piece of art on Bower Power and thought, now that’s a DIY project I could do! And I did! I used an old picture we had on our mantle in our MPLS house. I was over it and Nolan never really liked to begin with. I bought it at Kohl’s while he was…

Best|Worst Birthday present ever

Sophie was a surprise birthday present from nol-dog and we’re both convinced it was both the best and worst birthday present ever. Goldendoodles were all the rage and even though I was in grad school, we both worked full-time and we both had a very healthy social life we didn’t think it was that big of a deal to get a…