Our mini kitchen remodel

The following is a reprint of a previously published post. A few of you mentioned the “retro kitchen” in the last Thrifty Threads post, so I thought I would share my husband’s inspiring project with those of you who might not have been reading this blog two years ago. The painting on the wall isĀ at […]

Feedback, please

Good morning, readers! It’s been a year since I revamped the blog and began writing two or three posts a week, after a year and a half of posting nearly every day. I’m thinking about some more changes, and I’d like your feedback. I’ll take this week off to reevaluate the direction of the blog. […]

Thrifty Threads

Diana TT

Welcome to Thrifty Threads, AKA Most Stylish Compact-y outfit, where readers model their favorite secondhand clothes. A compact-y outfit is used or recycled, from Goodwill, a consignment shop, a thrift store, ebay, Craigslist, a yard sale, a clothing swap, or anywhere else you find used clothing. Thrifty Threads is supposed to run on Thursdays, and […]

My 90% Rule

I’ve been having quite a few difficulties, technical and otherwise, getting a post completed today. So I thought it would be appropriate to reprint this one. It’s over a year old, so it will be new to many readers. And for the rest of you, I hope it’s as comforting to you as it is […]

Jane Austen Ball revisited

My friend Colleen and I attended the Jane Austen Ball again this year, it’s already been over a month and I’ve been meaning to repost this. We wore the same dresses and so looked exactly the same except a year older and without our handsome escort. We still had a marvelous time, danced nearly every […]