Blog 2017-05-09T18:46:07+00:00

Poop bags and rocket boosters.

I often wonder, if I added up all the wasted seconds, how many hours of my life I've spent trying to open plastic bags (produce bags at the grocery store, bathroom trash can liners, poop bags at the dog park, you know). And none of these situations are an ideal

By | April 5th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment

The New Year.

New year, you're saying? Ashley, it's March. Yes, but on the Ashley calendar, March = New Year. I return to life when daylight savings begins (although having ACTUAL SUNLIGHT is helpful, Kansas). Add March Madness plus opening day = all is well in the world. And for the last 10

By | March 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|3 Comments

If a grandma falls in the forest.

It’s been a year since she died but I still see reminders of Grandma every day. Mostly in the handmade pieces of her that live in my house. Needlepoint tea towels. Quilts. Afghans. Crocheted hand towels. {Want to hear what a horrible person I am? Once, Grandma was helping me

By | March 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|3 Comments

Tidings of discomfort and joy.

Self-discovery is an inconsiderate bitch. Y’all know I hate winter; it’s no secret (I can hear you: “yes, the cold, the dark, you hate, we got it, enough already”). But at one point recently during one of those zero degree days, I had a harsh realization. And it hurt more

By | February 19th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|2 Comments

Current conditions.

It's December 20th and if you're wondering how we're doing around here, let me fill you in. We have a new water feature in the spa. Isn't it lovely? It's been almost as fun as that time we had the foul smell just in time for Valentine's Day. Ah, the

By | December 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Current conditions.


Have you ever been personally Yelped? I have. Let me tell you how it feels: not great. I know I'm supposed to be way more on top of Milagro's "web reputation" than this, but last week I was poking around our search results and realized we had more Yelp reviews

By | December 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|4 Comments