Reusable bags

Those are some, but not all, of our reusable bags. I just grabbed the ones I could find easily. Lately I’ve been encouraged by this story about Target and CVS promoting the use of reusable bags, but at the same time I’m still surprised and saddened by how many people still use plastic bags at […]

Our mini kitchen remodel

It’s a mini remodel, not a mini kitchen. This photo shows off the brilliant “Lichtenstein style” painting my husband did of me. These are all “after” photos. I know, I realize the main attraction of these transformation stories are the “before” and “after,” but neither my husband nor I had the forethought to take any […]

Livin’ the High Life

I’ve been waiting for a post where I could use this Mad Men icon (avatar?) That’s me, Mad Men style. I haven’t really worn blue eye shadow since the 7th grade, but it seemed appropriate to the occasion. You can “MadMen yourself” by clicking here. Thanks to Katy at The Non Consumer Advocate for that […]

Got 15 minutes?

This is a rerun of a previously published post. Reruns are great, right? Especially if you didn’t see it the first time around. I’ll be back tomorrow with a brand-new post. Whether you’re decluttering your house, trying to go green, save money, get organized, or all of the above, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. The […]

Superior Scribbler Award

I’ve received a “Superior Scribbler Award” from Michele over at Killing Time. Thanks Michele! The award was started by “The Superior Scribbler,” a high school journalism teacher, ex-journalist, and all-around curious person and writer. This is an award presented from a blogger to another blogger, and now it’s my turn to pass this award along […]