Always Check The Driveway

by Angela (Oh She Glows) on March 20, 2012


After Eric and I returned the moving truck on Sunday afternoon, we came back to the new place and I started unpacking while he set up the office.

Suddenly, Eric came into the room looking panicked.

“Ange, I think I forgot something at the old house.”


“…I forgot your COMPUTER on the driveway!!!!”

You know, I always thought we’d forget a few things when moving…maybe a tarnished earring in the bathroom drawer, a dusty sock under the dryer, or a garden tool in the garage. Somehow, we managed to forget one of the most valuable things in the house- the machine that holds my cookbook recipes and photography. Go figure. And on the driveway of all places…lol.

It had now been about 4 hours since we left the house…and the computer sitting on the driveway. We called our friend Mary who lives nearby and she checked to see if the computer was still there. Thank goodness it was! Two hours later, we returned with my computer in hand and I figured this was a good time to back my computer up which is something I hadn’t done for a couple months. You can never be too sure with computers, especially during a move when things can get banged up…or forgotten on driveways.


Aside from that excitement, things have been going smoothly!

I managed to unpack our clothing:


We have a small walk through closet adjoining our bedroom and bathroom.

Eric’s side:


And my bigger side: :)


I’m like a human colour wheel or something.

We’re storing our underwear, socks, PJ’s, etc in the tall dresser in the bedroom. I’m also hoping to get some kind of shelf unit for the bottom of the closet for a bit more storage for odds and ends.

As for my eats, we’ll they’ve been all over the place since we started moving! Here are a few things I managed to snap a picture of…

Costco crackers and sunflower seed butter:


Not the healthiest choice, but handfuls of chocolate chips are a great blood sugar boost when moving boxes all day long. and Eric wondered where my super human strength came from…


dried cherries:


Chocolate and cherries…it’s practically trail mix, right?

lots of beer. Not good for staying hydrated…

Random bowls of banana, almond milk, sunflower seed butter, and hemp seeds also do the trick:


As do boxes from Whole Foods salad bar (probably the only veggies I ate for a few days):


I’ve been rocking the Vegan Overnight Oats like nobody’s business! Easiest breakfast/snack food ever.


Amy’s veggie burgers:


and this delicious creation I came up with the other night! I added about 1/2 cup of almond milk, 3/4 cup frozen mixed berries, and 1/3 scoop Vega Chocolate protein powder into the blender. The result was almost like a berry sorbet…and made the perfect dessert!


I adore this President’s Choice Power Fruit Blend in smoothies. There are so many sweet cherries in it!


As for Sketchie, he’s not sure what to think of all of this!! He was on edge all day Sunday as he checked out every inch of the place.

Leave it to Sketchie to find this random hole in the kitchen cabinet…


I was in the kitchen and noticed him at my feet with HALF his body in the hole! I grabbed him out just in time! Gave me a real scare. I moved a big block to cover the hole so he can’t climb in…so hopefully that works. I can only imagine having to call the fire department for that one…umm my cat is stuck under my kitchen cabinet…haaaalp.


Yesterday, he did much better and got caught up on some major shut eye while I worked. I’m just trying to give him extra attention and affection while he makes this new transition. Moves are hard on people, but they may be even harder on the fur balls!

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Meister @ The Nervous Cook March 20, 2012 at 7:35 am

Woah, you have great karma! Forgetting your computer in the driveway is kind of the blogger equivalent of forgetting you put your coffee cup on top of the car so you could open the door, and then driving away only to have it slosh all the way down your rear window…

So glad it was waiting for you! Sheesh.


LizAshlee March 20, 2012 at 7:36 am

Oh my gosh, that’s crazy-of all things, the computer! I am so happy it was still there when you got back…I’m sure this will be something you guys forever remember!! Happy unpacking! :) I’ll be joining in on the fun in a couple weeks-we are headed out this week to find a new place!


The Mrs @ Success Along the Weigh March 20, 2012 at 7:36 am

My face went white when I read that about your computer! You’re so lucky that it was still there! (Or should I say HE was! HA!) What a random hole! Kitties find everything so it was good you were alerted to this cubby now instead of later when chaos could ensue!


Angela @ Eat Spin Run Repeat March 20, 2012 at 7:39 am

OMG I don’t know what I’d have done if the computer had gone missing!! SO happy you guys managed to get it back safely! And it looks like you have some fantastic fuel to keep you going… how many WF trips have you made during the move? ;) Have a great day Ange!


Grace @ Healthy Dreaming March 20, 2012 at 7:39 am

Thank goodness the computer was still there. I once left my ENTIRE LV PURSE in a dressing room and THANKFULLY it was still there when I ran back >< ..I felt like such a spazzzz


Stephanie @ Legally Blinde March 20, 2012 at 7:41 am

Oh wow, I can’t even imagine what you must have felt like when Eric remembered about your computer – so glad it was still there! Seems like you’re making great progress unpacking – good luck with the rest of it!


Leanne @ Healthful Pursuit March 20, 2012 at 7:41 am

haha wow, I’m so surprised you kept your cool! I would have been panicked! I haven’t tried that super fruits blend, I’ve seen it, just never thought to pick it up. Have fun unpacking :)


veganlinda March 20, 2012 at 7:41 am

So glad it was still there!


Leah @ Chocolate and Wild Air March 20, 2012 at 7:41 am

Love love love the WF salad bar – it’s my go-to for veggies when I’m out and about!

Come one Sketchie, we don’t need anymore drama up in here. A move it enough to worry about!


Amateur Mommy March 20, 2012 at 7:42 am

Yikes that could have been a disaster! I love the pic of your kitty, BTW :)


Andrea March 20, 2012 at 7:44 am

I love your new place, it looks so modern and shiny! Sketchie is adorable as always – love the kitty updates! I am so appreciative of the fact that you’re a Canadian blogger. It is so exciting to hear you talk about products I can actually find here in the great white North :)


Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table March 20, 2012 at 7:46 am

The computer was STILL in the driveway?! That is unbelievable. I would have had a heart attack (not to mention it would have been long gone in Atlanta – LOL!).


Janae March 20, 2012 at 7:48 am

Isn’t it ironic how we can try so hard to remember everything, yet despite this, we sometimes forget the most important thing(s)? So glad your computer is safe and sound.

I’m so glad I’m not the only one who loves to eat bananas this way. I think it’s such a comfort food–sliced bananas, milk, some raisins or other chewy something, and a few chopped or sliced nuts. Your cat is gorgeous. I (and my kids more so) hope to have a kitty one day…

(and I love all the colors in your closet. says loads about your personality :)).


Faith @ For the Health of It March 20, 2012 at 7:49 am

Yikes – moving is no fun at all. So glad you caught the computer mistake! I’ve got to start getting ready to move (thankfully only across town) in May, but that’s not going to be fun either!


Kayti March 20, 2012 at 7:56 am

Where did you get the cookies?! I’m dying to know! lol.


Meg | One Love Meg March 20, 2012 at 8:01 am

I hate the feeling when you know you have left something behind. I once was doing laundry at a laundry mat and left al my bras hanging to dry on the basket. ( ALL of my bras) and I only like Victoria Secrets so they are not the cheapest bras. I didn’t realize it until a few hours later, by the time I went back they were gone. Someone had actually stolen my bras! My story did not have such a happy ending. But I moved on, went to the store bought a few to tie me over and now my collection is growing again. :)


Meg @ Sweet Twist March 20, 2012 at 8:09 am

Was that the whole foods detox salad?? I love that, just got it on Saturday.


Alex @ Raw Recovery March 20, 2012 at 8:19 am

I’m glad your computer was still there! My dad’s business partner’s laptop was stolen on a train in Amsterdam that had all their business information on it….bad, bad thing. Thankfully it turned out ok. Always check the driveway, always check/watch for sketchy people on trains.


[email protected] March 20, 2012 at 8:22 am

I would say you are eating very well considering all the work you have to do. I have been known to snack on those Mega Chunks too! :)


Clem March 20, 2012 at 8:28 am

My cat will always get in the most awkward/dangerous nooks and crannies. He once got himself lost behind a drawer of my sister’s dresser. Most stressful 30 minutes of my life, but he finally got out of there in one piece. Silly cats, they just love to frighten us!


Janine @ThePurpleGiraffe March 20, 2012 at 8:30 am

Our cats were so freaked out when we bought our house – Azrael didn’t come out from under the guest bed for two days. I had to set up a litter box and food dish in there!


Ashley March 20, 2012 at 8:34 am

Aw, little fur ball! That is nuts about the computer! I’m glad no one BACKED over it when leaving the old house. Yipes! Love those Costco crackers. :)


kath March 20, 2012 at 8:41 am

Isn’t it weird the first time you photograph food in your new home? It’s like you won’t know how your photos will turn out until THAT MOMENT!

Although it wouldn’t surprise me if you did a test shoot when you were shopping for a place :)


char eats greens March 20, 2012 at 8:49 am

I hope you didn’t have a heart attack about the laptop…I think I might of! I want to go to Whole Foods for some pizza action! My friend said they actually will put Daiya cheese on it…I almost had a heart attack from so much excitement. I also told her it was worth the 40 min drive to come and enjoy it with her =)


Lauren @ Oatmeal after Spinning March 20, 2012 at 8:53 am

Okay, I’m not a cat person at all- but your cat is gorgeous!!
I can’t believe you forgot your computer in the driveway. That is SO something I would do. I would have had a momentary heart attack for sure!


Meredith March 20, 2012 at 8:55 am

Oh goshhh I’m glad your computer was still there! Note taken, I will always check the driveway.

Your new home looks beautiful! It must be so exciting to start fresh. ALso love the color wheel that is your closet! It’s fun to wear colors, so wonderfl that you have a vibrant selection.

All the eats look delish; great to stay healthy in such a hectic time


Cait's Plate March 20, 2012 at 8:56 am

You’ve done some pretty good eating despite the move! I’m impressed!


Leslie March 20, 2012 at 8:58 am

Glad to hear the computer was still there!!!

Your comments about Sketchie adjusting to the new place reminded me of this hilarious post about dogs and moving.

Good luck with all the unpacking. cheers, leslie


Angela (Oh She Glows) March 20, 2012 at 6:05 pm

hahaha LOVE love that blog. I die every time. Thanks for sharing, I hadn’t come across that one!


Becca March 20, 2012 at 9:02 am

Sketchie is such a beautiful cat <3.

And you are right: animals don't understand moves. They extra love to know that everything is OK and that despite the chaos, their owners aren't go anywhere!


Beks March 20, 2012 at 9:04 am

At my last apartment, my roommate called me to tell me she couldn’t find my cat. We had a hole under our cabinet, too, next to the stove, and she was the only animal we had that could fit in there. Scared me to death!


Natalie March 20, 2012 at 9:05 am

We had a kitten that did that – there was a space under the cabinets that we didn’t know about until she got her head stuck… for 45 minutes. I was dancing around freaking out and the kitten was screaming and the other cat watching while my boyfriend performed the resuce mission. What killed me is she was back there the next day looking at the space! I was so afraid she would suffocate! She was really stuck.


carrie March 20, 2012 at 9:06 am

Love the looks of your new place.

We moved this past year as well, for the same reason you did, my husband had been driving 3-4 hours every day for almost 3 years an we finally said “enough of this”. We took possesion of our new house the first of June. We did not however, sell our old house. My daughter finished out her school year and I was still working in our old town for the entire summer. So we were sort of living in two places until Septmber when I officaily left my job and our daughter began the new school year here in our new town.

During the summer, she spent a week in july and a week in august with daddy at the “new home” and the cat accompanied her for both weeks. So when we did our final transition, the cat had already been here a couple of times, which I thought would make it easier on him. Cats are funny creatures though and he was unsettled for a couple of weeks before he began to seem like his regular old self again. He seems to love the place now as much as we do though!

Hope you all feel comfortable and ‘at home’ soon!


Averie @ Averie Cooks March 20, 2012 at 9:09 am

Nothing like moving to throw eats and snacks for a huge loop…like, oh, that random bag of this or that that I’ve had for a year and didn’t touch, sure, I’ll eat that now. With this other food that’s sort of random, too, but they kind of go together. Chocolate and cranberries, perfect!

Your computer. OMG. You and computers DON’T have good luck…the smashed laptop screen, thanks to the airlines from a few months back. Glad your desktop was safe!


Sarah March 20, 2012 at 9:18 am

My dad is getting remarried very soon. They’ve bought a new house that they’ll move into soon as well. The scary part is they will have three cats and three dogs to move as well. I’m not so sure it’s going to be easy to get them all to get along and enjoy a new house. Aaaah! Love new spaces though. I’m so excited you get to live in a town you love!


Victoria March 20, 2012 at 9:20 am

I wish I had eaten as well as this during our house move. We lived on takeaway and rubbish for a good few days!



Bronwyn March 20, 2012 at 9:23 am

Oh cats! They will find everything there is to be found in a new place. Glad you got your computer back, and for the most part the move went smoothly.


Kathryn March 20, 2012 at 9:53 am

You did way better on food than I did. We ate out, ate out, ate out. There are great resturants below us and surrounding us! Finally made a green monster today to get back on track!


geosomin March 20, 2012 at 10:01 am

Glad you talked Sketchie out of going spelunking. We did a few small renos a while back and woke up to the sound of our cat meowing…inside the floor! Thankfully we were able to call him and convince him to come back out (all warm and dusty).


Jasper @ crunchylittlebites March 20, 2012 at 10:08 am

you still have President’s Choice in Canada? Great Value Walmart brand swallowed PC nearly a decade ago I think… :(


Yellow Haired Girl March 20, 2012 at 10:37 am

Eeeesh I’m so glad the computer didn’t disappear!


Ellie @ healthy belly ellie March 20, 2012 at 10:39 am

Have all the ingredients for the smoothie/sorbet dessert! Will definitely be trying that soon! Love President’s Choice brand- never disappoints!

Glad you’re moved in! And also have to try that sunbutter- never have had it before. I am a nut butter fanatic though. Recently just bought hazelnut butter. My oh my is it delicious! Have you ever tried it?


Angela (Oh She Glows) March 20, 2012 at 6:03 pm

yes it’s amazing isn’t it?!


Tracy March 20, 2012 at 10:43 am

I’m glad that during all that commotion Eric remembered he left the computer! Thank goodness it was still there :)


Mary March 20, 2012 at 10:44 am

My cat found the same hole in my apartment the first day I brought her home! I couldn’t find her for like 20 minutes and finally heard some meowing. I had to unscrew some paneling to get her out!! Cats are so funny.


Kris | March 20, 2012 at 10:51 am

YIPPEE!!!! Gorgeous new place girl!!! I remember when you told me you were putting your place up on the market, I know it was long ago, but it seems like just yesterday!

Awwwwwwwwww, Eric must have felt horrible!! So glad your computer was still there and you have all your precious belongings together now :) Happy Settling in day!



Robyn @ Blueberries and Oats March 20, 2012 at 10:52 am

Wow! Close call on your computer! That would have been terrible!

My kittens took a little bit of time getting used to their new home as well. Just had to give them space to seriously search every nook and cranny and now they are as happy as clams. ^_^


Danielle @ TwoLoveBirds March 20, 2012 at 10:59 am

In our last apartment our sneaky cat opened the bathroom cupboards under the sink, finding a small hole that led from our apartment to the neighbors. Imagine our neighbors surprise when he got out of the shower that morning only to find a strange cat on his counter! Long story short, he ended up setting our cat free outside but we tracked him down eventually thank goodness!


Angela (Oh She Glows) March 20, 2012 at 6:03 pm

NO way! Oh my gosh that is hilarious (but scary!!)


Tamara March 20, 2012 at 11:11 am

I have been raving about the PC frozen berries for months now! I mean, have you seen more cherries EvEr??? Yummmm

so glad you got your computer back~ I would have to wait even longer for your cookbook!! ;)



Sabrina @ Radioactive Runner March 20, 2012 at 11:33 am

Thank goodness your computer was still there!! What a relief! I hope the transition is a smooth one for you two and that you get settled alright. Moving is always an exciting change but so much work!


ella @ lifeologia March 20, 2012 at 11:39 am

Happy you’re settling in just fine – now that the computer/ your life work is saved ;)
Great snacks you’ve got there. I am impressed with Costco lately with the better selection of products they carry… who would have though ;/


Deirdre @ Ladies Holiday March 20, 2012 at 11:52 am

Wow…what a close call for the cat and the computer! Glad all ended well. Happy Spring!


Andrea @ Vegvacious March 20, 2012 at 11:59 am

Great computer story — oy! That is something that would totally happen to me and my husband….just when you think everything has gone smoothly, the most valuable item gets lost in the shuffle! We are panic first, find sanity later kinda people, so I can only imagine the commotion that would have been at my house LOL!

I’ve never seen that berry mix before, but it’s already on this weekend’s grocery list!


Lauren @ What Lauren Likes March 20, 2012 at 12:14 pm

woah! Hahah what an adventure! :)


Cyndi March 20, 2012 at 12:19 pm

Sketchie is absolutely beautiful – Bengal Cat?


Kelli H (Made in Sonoma) March 20, 2012 at 12:22 pm

I love the new header! It’s beautiful!


Sonia the Mexigarian March 20, 2012 at 12:44 pm

I am so worried how my 3 cats are going to react when we move next month. I think our pup will be ok. He’s adaptable. That cats…..I dunno.

Cats get into the weirdest places. I had a freeak out when I still lived at my parents and had found that my sisters new kitten somehow got under the house. Took me 20 minutes of coaxing him out with his favorite stringed toy before I could grab him. -_-;;

Glad you got your computer back safe and sound.


Lizzie March 20, 2012 at 12:46 pm

omg! That reminds me of the time I went a couple towns over to stay with my parents for Christmas and when I got there I didn’t have any of my gifts. I thought I remembered bringing them out to my car in a couple reusable bags and I was so panicked that I left them on the ground in my parking lot. I was a huge ball of worried all the way back thinking that I had either run over them by mistake or someone had stolen them. They ended up being still in my front hall!


Lizzie March 20, 2012 at 12:49 pm

Oh also, I love that mixed fruit from Superstore/Loblaws too. Do you guys have Sobeys in Ontario? They now sell bags of frozen sweet cherries. So good!


Maria March 20, 2012 at 12:50 pm

I admire you for not having a heart attack upon hearing that you left your laptop in the driveway! Phew!

I remember when I was moving, I made so many trips from my car to my new apartment and I kept trying to use my car’s remote unlock to unlock my apartment door. Seriously, if they have those for cars, why can’t they make them for house doors? :)


Amber K March 20, 2012 at 1:05 pm

Wow, I’m so glad your computer was still there! There’s no way that would happen where I live. It would have been gone in about two seconds.


Stacy @ Say It With Sprinkles March 20, 2012 at 1:22 pm

I’m glad the moving process is going so smoothly for you! I’ve moved around quite a bit in the last 10 years, and I have to say – I despise packing, and cleaning the old place, and then the new place, etc. etc., but I love the fresh start and the new place with all kinds of new decorating possibilities!


[email protected] KatieDid March 20, 2012 at 1:38 pm

ohhh my goodness I can only imagine the panic that you felt for that short period of time before your friend found it. Talk about blood pressure spike. So glad you got it all sorted out and are moving in smoothly otherwise. The worst part is over now you get to organize and decorate and buy things (my favorite part!).


Ruth March 20, 2012 at 1:51 pm

Oh no!!! I would have fainted or had some larger medical emergency if that happened to my computer! I am SO glad it was still here!!!! Good to know, also, that there are still honest folks around who don’t go picking up computers that are sitting in random driveways.


Sally Ann March 20, 2012 at 2:40 pm

Thanks for all the effort you’ve put into this blog. It’s appreciated! I’ve passed along the Versatile Blogger Award to YOU! Congrats and keep up the great work!


Angela (Oh She Glows) March 20, 2012 at 6:01 pm

Thank you Sally!


Moni Meals March 20, 2012 at 2:56 pm

Too funny! SO glad it was there.

I have a very similiar story. My husband left my suitcase on our street, He assumed I put it in, I assumed since he carried it out, that he put it in our car. Got to the airport, realized…oh NO! then freaked out and yelled (just a tad) at him and then we went home… it was still there and this is for living in LA too (miracle!), and I still made my flight! :)


Krista March 20, 2012 at 2:59 pm

Congrats on the new house!!! You’re not that far away from me… perhaps one day I’ll bump into you at whole foods or organic garage! ;)
Just saw your recipes in the new Glow magazine!!! So congrats on that too! How exciting!


Nicole March 20, 2012 at 3:22 pm

Yikes! So glad your computer made it! That baby has lots of valuable information :) Hope settling in is going well!


Theresa March 20, 2012 at 3:27 pm

Wow so we’re not the only couple that recently moved and forgot something! We moved 2 weeks ago and Adam brought all of our boxes of stuff and misc items but when I went to get my slippers to start unpacking we noticed that the suitcases with all of our clothes were still at the place we were renting short term, luckily the neighbour had a set of keys and we got them the following day. Close call though, computer on the driveway is very scary. What a beautiful cat you have! Enjoy your new home.

Theresa & Adam


Christine March 20, 2012 at 3:50 pm

Wow, I totally felt your anxiety and heart palpitations right through the screen about your computer. Maybe this suggestion has come up already, but! For free, you can store a limited amount or from $10/month you can store tons. Access it from any of your personal computers or via the web. Check it out. Best investment I’ve ever made – and continue to make monthly – in safeguarding my computer files. Glad the move-in is going well – I love the look and promise of a new empty space. I think you (and spring in general) are motivating me to purge purge purge my stuff!


Albizia March 20, 2012 at 4:54 pm

It’s good that your computer was still there but even if it weren’t, thing could be worse. When I read the title, the first thing that came to my mind was an ad from a New Zealander radio station about driveway accidents. “Door locked – check, keys – check… kid playing on the driveway – didn’t check.” So it appears that driveways need much more attention than we think.


Chelsea @ One Healthy Munchkin March 20, 2012 at 5:37 pm

Oh my gosh, I would have been freaking! Thank goodness it was still there!


Jolene (Homespun Heritage) March 20, 2012 at 6:07 pm

Oh my! Curious cats and small holes= trouble! Had it happen! We’ve also had to rescue our house tortoise from a small hole under the cabinets. Silly critters


Bekah March 20, 2012 at 6:54 pm

You’re a mind-reader! I was just reading on another blog about overnight oats and thinking how great they looked…but I’m vegan and (obv) don’t do Greek yogurt. Thanks for the link, lady!

Also, love your cat. Little sweetie.


Fanta March 20, 2012 at 7:55 pm

Moves are harder on our fur babies! I always feel bad for them because they don’t understand… glad you were able to catch him before he got stuck under your cupboards he he


chelsey @ clean eating chelsey March 20, 2012 at 8:20 pm

I’m loving these personal posts lately! I love seeing what’s going on in others’ lives!


Angela (Oh She Glows) March 21, 2012 at 7:42 am

Thanks Chelsey, it’s fun to finally be able to write about it.


Carmi March 20, 2012 at 8:22 pm

Angela, Have you tried Camino chocolate? They have vegan options. All are listed on their website under info. I check your blog daily, and have had great success with everyone of the recipes that I have tried. Too many to mention!! I love my vegan journey, and you have shown more options for eating. Enjoy setting up the new kitchen. Wishing you great success with the cookbook.


Angela (Oh She Glows) March 21, 2012 at 7:41 am

yes I love their chocolate! I have bags of chips in my cupboard right now


Meredith March 20, 2012 at 8:30 pm

So glad it was still there!

I’ve gotta tell you – I’ve always enjoyed your recipes, but only now, as I make my grocery list for my wisdom teeth extraction recovery, do I realize that they are a dream come true for people without teeth. Thank you for your gazillion takes on smoothies, oatmeal and soups. You light up my life. My gums thank you. For real.


Angela (Oh She Glows) March 21, 2012 at 7:42 am

goodluck with your wisdom teeth extraction..sending you positive thoughts!


Tanya March 20, 2012 at 9:28 pm

Whew! Crisis averted! You probably know about this already, but you can also keep files stored online via a service like Dropbox (useful in the event all your at-home hardware goes on the fritz, or, God-forbid, your laundry machine floods your house). I’m sure it was more than a little hard to let go of your peaceful country house, but I’m secretly really happy that you and Eric will be able to spend more time together now (and your new place looks like it gets lots of gorgeous light!) Wishing you both all the best in this new-for-you-two home:-)


Maria @ Scandifoodie March 20, 2012 at 11:24 pm

I can totally relate! We just moved (after 5 years in the same house) a couple of months a go and I never want to move again! It’s so much work! You did really well, settling in so quickly!


Jennifer @ Peanut Butter and Peppers March 21, 2012 at 6:33 am

Holy crap! You are so lucky your computer was still there!!! You must of freaked when Eric told you that! Loving your new home!!


Amanda March 21, 2012 at 7:07 am

Wow! Makes me feel silly for being upset I left my kids wagon and my fav coffee mug! A computer is so much worse! Glad it was there!


Susan March 21, 2012 at 8:27 am

Too funny! That’s a great story and nothing like a little scare to get the adrenaline going and add a bit of drama to life.


Amy March 21, 2012 at 8:47 am

This may have been answered somewhere else, but what kind of a cat is Sketchie? So cute!


Angela (Oh She Glows) March 21, 2012 at 9:26 am

Thanks! He is a Bengal…and has a few screws loose at times ;)


Willow March 21, 2012 at 9:05 am

LOL – I’ve totally done the laptop in the driveway thing. Well, not that *exact* thing, but pretty darned close! Thank goodness it didn’t get stollen or rained on or anything. That reminds me… I need to back up my harddrive, too!

Looks like the house is coming together really nicely – you’ve gotten so much done already! And it’s good to see that Sketchie is settling in… I’ve heard so many horror stories of cats (and sometimes dogs) that just flip out over a move.


Adrianne March 21, 2012 at 11:07 am

Not the green and white pillows! Didn’t you just get those when you did the living room make over at the old house?

Also, have you done a recipe with adding protein powder to the overnight oats? Just wondering how that might taste.


Dominique March 21, 2012 at 3:43 pm

Now craving over-night oats. Dang, I hate that I have to wait to eat them though ;)


Sandi Remedios March 21, 2012 at 4:44 pm

You have an IT guy right in the house!!! Why aren’t your backups automatic?


nbongo March 21, 2012 at 10:57 pm

When we moved from our loft in SF to a tiny rental in Marin, I left my diamond necklace in the back of a shoe storage in my old closet! I contacted the new owner and had him fish back in there for it and meet me. He said he’d never have found it it was so far back! Congrats on your move, and as an aside, I love the pics of Sketchie — I lost my cat to old age about 6 mos ago, and this makes me want a Bengal!


Lexi @ Cura Personalis Foodie March 22, 2012 at 3:13 pm

HAHAHHAHA wonderful life motto. At least you didn’t leave it on top of the car and drive away like that!


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