Yearly Archives: 2012

During.

It’s been nine years since I’ve moved. I’ve forgotten the special hell that is involved. This is our dining room right now. I suppose the bulk of the items are packed up by now, meaning that you’re looking at about 75% of our belongings right now. But none of the kids’ stuff is packed yet, […]

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A Change of Venue.

Wow. The last time I let this much time go by between posts, I delivered twins at the end of the hiatus! Thank God that won’t be happening this time (two is enough for me, thank you very much), but I do have some news. Big news, for us. We’re leaving Chicago to move back […]

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Oh, Andersonville Neighborhood Sale. I love you so.

Gracious. I haven’t been posting much lately, have I? Things have been fairly nuts around here. School started up again, which sent me into a tizzy, then my union decided to strike one week into the school year. Very stressful, very depressing, and very anxiety-provoking. I have pictures I want to post but just can’t […]

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The Vintage Lab.

If you’re reading this blog, you probably share my love of anything old (or you’re my mom or dad). And if you share my love of anything old, you have probably found yourself digging through a trash can or two, or trolling an alley full of goodies, or screeching to a stop in your car […]

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Thrifting breaks a dry spell.

I feel like I’m paying for that great yard sale day a month or so ago by having a slew of bad Saturdays. Like the Thrifting Gods thought I had had enough good luck. It’s either that or admitting that yard sale season is winding down and I refuse — REFUSE, I tell you — […]

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