There is nothing like walking into a thrift store & seeing a sign that says “50% Off Everything in the Store”. Nothing like it. Then, when you actually find some treasures, well, it’s what thrifting is all about. The three treasures that I am sharing today come from just such an experience I had yesterday. … More Secondhand Sunday – Jackpot!
Oh how I love to thrift. I love finding treasures amidst heaps of junk (which might just be someone else’s treasure!). I wonder about the stories behind what I find. Who owned it before me? Why did they get rid of it? What can I do with it? Here’s a few recent finds… I found … More Secondhand Sunday – November 13, 2011
A couple of weeks ago, I got to spend the day with my Mom. It was a lovely birthday present. We went to some thrift & vintage stores – one of my favourite things to do. We also had a yummy lunch. We both found some gems, but my favourite find was a set of … More Secondhand Sunday – Merry Mushrooms
It’s one of my greatest desires that my children are inspired to create. I am a firm believer that everyone is creative – it may not be artistically, but everyone is a creative being. So I love it when my boys make stuff – whether it’s a tower made out of Legos, a chalk drawing, a … More Create!
We’ve had a very productive day in our house today. Despite the rain, we got our soaker hoses in the ground for the garden – ok, so Colin & Jude did this. I planted all the seeds in the raised beds & transplanted the tomato plant outdoors. This is the latest we’ve ever got the garden … More 30 Days of Creativity – Day 18
I began a journey at the beginning of May that involves not buying anything for three months – August 3rd, to be exact. I am allowed to buy toiletries, medicine, groceries & needful things, but nothing else. Let me tell you, it has been a challenge. I often use shopping as therapy – true retail therapy. … More I Still Have Everything I Need
I saw this photo on Pinterest. I saw it about a week ago & I just haven’t been able to get it out of my head. It’s true. I really do have everything I need. And yet, I seem to have this compulsion to get more & more. I use shopping as therapy – I … More I Have Everything I Need
The kitchen counter closest to the garage door, where we all come in the house is a notorious “drop zone”. It’s a catch-all for all the bits & pieces, the flotsam of family life. Things that need to be repaired, things that need to be taken up stairs or out to the garage, all the little … More Styling My Home One Space at a Time: Kitchen Counter
I’m in a bit of a rut. I love my life. It’s different then I ever thought it would be, but it’s good. I am married to my best friend – he’s fun, funny, super smart & creative. I have two amazing boys who keep me on my toes. I am blessed to be able … More Here I Go…