Monthly Archives: October 2013

Nail guns and jigsaws and sanders, oh my!

You guys. I have been bitten by the power tools bug. You never expect it to be your parents that pull you into an addiction, but in my case, it was my Dad who gave me the gateway drug — a jigsaw. When I got it home and tried it for the first time, I […]

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Weekend Finds.

There was another auction this weekend, this time in a town about forty minutes away, and the photos looked amazing — a warehouse full of primitive furniture, crocks, crates, boxes — you name it, if it was old and cool, they had a picture of it. Kristie and I decided to give it a whirl […]

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Auction!

I have been trying to get up my nerve to go to an auction since we moved back to Arkansas. I’ve been to auctions about five times in my life: two of them were in Little Rock, when I was visiting my parents from Chicago. I didn’t win anything at the first one, which was […]

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What a week.

I have been trying to put a post together for days now, and I owe some of you e-mails. My apologies. It’s been one of those weeks — first a stomach bug for the kids, which Justin then got, then a cold, which Justin then got, and now I’ve got whatever weird stomach thing was […]

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A Rainy Saturday with Sunny Results.

I was going through Craigslist on Friday night, as I am wont to do, and found next to nothing interesting — after about twenty minutes, I had written down two addresses. And Weather.com informed me that rain was an almost a certainty — not just rain, but thunderstorms. I have had quite enough of running […]

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