Archives for January 2013

Coffee Fiend

As you all may or may not know, Phil and I are coffee fiends. We drink a lot of coffee. And we have a lot of different methods for brewing coffee. Coffee-making methods are sort of an unofficial collection of ours. And the methods go back and forth occasionally vying for most-commonly used method. Right now, the winner is the Chemex coffee maker. Phil uses it every morning (and multiple times throughout the day as well. Our craziest coffee maker is the Siphon or Vacuum coffee maker, complete … [Read more...]

Top 5 Reasons NOT to Go to Law School

Today is National Handwriting Day, so I'm joining Nicole's Put Pen to Paper party and wrote you a list of the Top 5 Reasons NOT to Go to Law School. Enjoy! … [Read more...]


Studying for the Bar makes one go "Blergh" and then your brain hurts even from that tiny bit of exertion. So tired at the end of the day that the last thing I want to do is look at a computer for long enough to write a post. But I'm getting there, little by little. Jaye's "Oh" of surprise has become differentiated and now there's an official "Uh-Oh." In other mysterious Jaye knowledge, when you ask her what a pig says, she pushes on her nose. I think she's trying to make it flat like a … [Read more...]

This Weekend

Jaye is getting so big. Literally. She's growing out of the winter clothes I have for her, a lot of which were hand-me-downs. I'm thinking I need to get her a couple new things to last the rest of the Texas "winter." I was reading about the MyConsign DFW sale, which I will have to check out. It's a little different from the consignment sales I usually go to because the sellers are present to demo (and potentially barter!). It's like a bunch of garage sales, but all with kids stuff and all in one … [Read more...]

Google is Taking Over! or How I use Google for Household Management

The beginning of this year also began what I anticipate will be a super-crazy-stressful-two-month period of my life. I'm studying to take the Texas Bar Exam. This inspired Phil and I to look for a new way to keep on the same page for household management. The answer so far has been using Google. "What are you talking about?" you are probably asking. Well, lets back up a minute. The Texas Bar Exam is evil. It's a three day exam covering every aspect of legal law in Texas. I don't know much … [Read more...]