Archives for January 2013

Korean Teas for Colds and Flu

It’s cold season, people! Most of us over here are healthy (knock, knock, knock), although Kevin has been struggling with tonsillitis for a week now.  Poor guy, it’s just not going away. Last year was a different story.  We were sick ALL winter.  For a family that didn’t go to the doctor much in the States, […]

7 Random Things that Make Me Happy

~1~ Gianna made her first project with her sewing machine! ~2~ I purchased Photoshop Elements (along with some other cool camera accessories) with an Amazon gift card I received for Christmas.  (Thanks, Nessa!) I’ve spent the last 3 days immersed in tutorials.  Today I turned this photo: into this photo! Can you tell a difference? […]

2012 in 12 Photos

Dwija had a superb idea* to re-create her 2012 year in 12 photos.  Then she made it a link-up!  I can hardly resist a link-up, and I love me some photos, so here goes! *Please note: this is only a superb (by superb I mean easy) idea if you a) use only photos that are […]

Happy New Year from the Darrs!

Do you have New Years traditions? When I was a kid, my family often went to a friend’s house for a New Years party. The kids would play upstairs and watch movies (under the watchful eye of a babysitter/older sibling) while the adults would play Trivial Pursuit and carouse downstairs. Since having our oldest 7 […]