make yourself small.

There is so much turmoil in the country lately.  In the world.  Never in my wildest did my teenager self picture our world looking like this.  Racism rearing such a large, ugly head, you would think we had made zero progress since the Civil War.  If we aren’t being threatened by terrorists, we are opening […]

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pinterest helped me organize.

Happy Monday!  Over here in the land of undomestic living, I have been strangely obsessed with… domestic living. Or, well, organizing. Before you get your hopes up, no I am not cured, nor suddenly a domestic wonder.  My organizational obsession stems more from excessive Pinteresting rather than an actual desire to live a simpler, clutter […]

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recipe translation for the undomestic.

Happy Friday y’all!  I hope everyone is enjoying their four-day work week, if they had one!  And either way, four day or five day week, today is Friday! It’s funny, it feels like the weekend just happened, and it’s already Friday again.  Any fun summer plans for the weekend?!  As for me, on Saturday I’ll be in Milwaukee […]

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summer update

I hope everyone had a fantastic fourth of July weekend! Ours was full of sanding and sawdust, as we are knee deep in some fun renovations over here at the Undomestic household!  Not the least of which is my new blog layout!  I had had my eye on this design for a while, but the […]

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on the other side of “what if?”

When I was little– probably around four or five– and learning how to swim, I would wear my trusty “bubble” floaty religiously.  I didn’t want to be anywhere near the water without it.  I loved to swim– and still do, actually, but being the more timid kindergartner that I was, I was not interested in trying […]

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