Yearly Archives: 2013

Holidaze.

Great merciful heavens, that was a tough couple of weeks we just went through. The kids turned 3 on December 16th, but one set of grandparents were out of town that weekend so we postponed the party until the 22nd…if you’ve been reading for a while, you’ll remember that we did the same thing last […]

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Desperate Thrifting.

Well, as predicted, we got hit hard. This was from the first day of hard snow, which was landing on about four or five inches of ice. A week later, there’s still four or five inches of snow out there. YUCK. Everything is wet, cold, and muddy. I might as well be back in Chicago! […]

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The weather outside is decidedly frightful.

I’m writing this while tiny ice pellets hit our roof, sounding so merry and¬†twinkly¬†but bringing the threat of downed power lines with them. I do not know why, but the idea of having our power go out fills me with horror and dread. Oh, wait, I do know why, it’s because I have two terrifying […]

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It’s beginning to look a lot like…

Lord have mercy, I just finished up a marathon day at the booth, setting up for the open house that’s scheduled for tomorrow. Let me tell you, they do it up big around these parts. The store was closed for two days in preparation for this, and when I left at 8 pm, people were […]

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Various and Sundry.

Remember all the tablecloths from last weekend? Remember how I said they were all stained? Well, THEY’RE NOT ANYMORE. I got Kristie’s recipe for vintage linen soak and it worked like a charm. On Every. Single. One. of the tablecloths. People, do you know what this means? No longer will I hesitate to purchase a […]

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