Little Lizzies

For our annual family cookies exchange, I decided to take a different approach and use Lizzy as my inspiration. What resulted was an army of little hedgehogs, almost too cute to eat (although I managed to down one—chocolate is definitely not a hardship to eat). They must’ve turned out pretty well because I won the overall…

My Mani and Pedi

For weeks Mom tried to trim my nails, but I’m deeply protective of my feet (you know, I need them to run on my wheel for about two hours straight in the middle of the night). I huff up every time she attempts it and because she doesn’t want to hurt me, she’s let it…

The (Mis)Adventures of Quilling

I’m 10 weeks old. Which means that I’m older and wiser now. It also means that I’m quilling. And that’s not so great. I lose quills and grow new ones in every few weeks until I’m about 13 weeks old, which is when I have my final adult quilling. So, needless to say, I’m rather grumpy…

A Monster Calls: Book Club

A Monster Calls was the perfect book for an October book club. A little bit supernatural, a little bit strange, and—in the end—100 percent human. Even Lizzy gives it two paws up. Basically, the book follows a boy, Connor, as he struggles with the reality of his mother’s cancer. Yes, there is a monster, a monster who…

Lizzy the Hedgehog

Hello, my name is Lizzy and I’m six weeks old. Although I’ve only known my new mom for three days now, I know her by scent. Not so much by sight, though, because I don’t see too well. In fact I depend mostly on my nose, ears and sense of touch. When my mom can’t…