I love to rescue things; I can’t help it. I’d adopt every stray animal and parent-less child on the planet if I could. But plants are my real passion. Probably because they require far less time, money, space, and attention. And I can pick them up on a whim without freaking out SoulDaddy. Continue reading
It’s the little things in life that make my day, like coming across a box of Duffey Rolls on a random Thursday morning at work.
I came home sick on Monday with an ear infection and a throat that felt like it had been sliced with razor blades. Apparently traveling through airports, hosting parties, and caring for a sick toddler finally caught up with me. But there is an upside to this.
I got to hang out all afternoon in our new master suite. With no husband or child. Just me, my peppermint tea, and a couple of dogs happy for the opportunity to cuddle up.
Barring some carpet in the closet and a long punch list, construction is nearly complete. All I needed was the “nearly” part and we eagerly moved in. But there was some serious space to fill. Continue reading
I love Craig’s List. Mostly because I am the most frugal person I know and it tends to yield “free” money and the best of bargains. However, I also I love the idea of keeping things out of the landfill that others would find useful.
Take for instance a single vanity we bought in 2003 for our first house. We were broke so I’m sure it was the least-expensive-but-still-nice-looking-vanity that Home Depot sold. Continue reading