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Well gee. My plan for today’s post was to give a couple recommendations of Really Amazing Sheets because we slept at relatives’ houses on last week’s road trip and two of the beds had amaaaazing sheets. One set was thick and buttery and the other was crisp and smooth as silk. Unfortunately I read the reviews on these sheets just to check (Target’s Fieldcrest Luxury and Costco’s Kirkland Pima Cotton Sheets) and it looks like while they were amazing up until a year or two ago, they have both switched materials or manufacturers and are getting one star reviews for the horrible burlap texture after washing.
So, don’t buy sheets from the Fieldcrest Luxury or Kirkland brands! If you have the old ones, count yourself blessed to be sleeping between something so nice.
Here is some tap dancing to distract from this week’s lack of content.
Look at all the stuff our garden is producing! Basil, cucumbers, green beans, and purple beans. Not shown here is chard, and the tomatoes and melons which have not yet ripened. I’m making plenty of pesto to freeze for year-round and we have more cucumbers and beans than we can eat.
Also I made a quiche for the very first time last night! Apparently my husband loves quiche? Three years and I did not know this. Look how delicious all that cheese, bacon, and spinach in a gluten free crust is!
Lastly, here is my little swaddle ninja getting her hand out of the wrap. Miss E is 3 months old this Sunday, wow.
I have a growing list of little projects around the house that I’ve been procrastinating on. I think I’ll get together a list and share a plan with you – this way they might get done. And so until next time, my friends, enjoy life and while you’re at it, why don’t you sing loudly in the car today?
We’ve been on the road for the last week visiting family across California. My mother’s side was having a big family reunion and on the way there we were also able to visit all of the Chief’s family. It’s crazy but his mom and two of his brothers live within half an hour of my aunt and three of her five sons. Probably 65% of our combined family lives in a two hour radius in northern California, and most of the rest can be visited on the way there.
My Aunt A. lives in this wonderful little hand-built studio space. Her husband was highly skilled with wood, and most of her sons also have skill and passion in that area. This means her boys can make her a wonderful, individual house. It’s always great visiting her home where everything is made of Real Stuff, much of it previously loved before ending up with her.
Introvert though I am, I was so glad to hang out with some of my family for a couple days. Traveling with Miss E was not my favorite thing – I don’t like the two day drive up there to begin with, and then when you add in an 11 week old, even one who’s pretty easy… well. But it was totally worth it and the pain shall be forgotten soon and only the good memories of family and connecting will hang around.
We got back late Friday night and spent Saturday dozing on the sofa, which means we might be rested by the time Monday rolls around. I need to clean… Enjoy your summer days! They are flying by.