My cousin has been in town for a week so I’ve been focusing on her. And then she left this morning and 5am isn’t my preferred wake up time, truth be told. Daniél’s post on Saturday about carving out reading spaces made me remember this post.
Since many of you are new readers, reblogging this post won’t cause too many eye rolls. I now have a second reading space in my house that I’ll blog about some day. I’m all about carving out places to read!

three blind wives

This past Christmas, my husband and I made each other gifts in addition to buying each other gifts. That’s right. Not instead of buying gifts. In addition to. We’re gift hogs. I’ll post what I made him later but here is what he made me:

No, we do not have a Cricut machine. I wish we did! More importantly, my husband wishes we did. He printed out my favorite Jasper Fforde quote on vinyl, used an X-acto knife to cut it out, and put it up in my front room. And for his effort, he re-earned my undying love and a horrible back ache from poor X-acto use posture. Totally worth it.

Who is Jasper Fforde, you may ask. He’s one of those authors that you either get or you don’t get. He wrote an entire novel based on his incredulity that various sized bowls filled with boiling porridge would…

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