Category Archives: Holidays

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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Please direct me to the nearest Wrapping Paper Anonymous meeting. Thanks!

That’s right, despite my steadfast resolution, I ended up shopping for wrapping paper and ribbon on December 26th. My SIL and I hit Target, K-Mart, and the Container Store — these three stores ┬ávery conveniently staggered their opening times (Target at 7, K-Mart at 8, and Container Store at 9) so that we could be […]

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Merry Christmas, Y’all!

Presents are wrapped, bags are packed, car is loaded. I am heading off to the warmer climes of Arkansas. Can I just say that I am deeply, madly, and completely in love with The Container Store Christmas wrap and ribbons? But let me just say, I would NEVER pay full price for it. I can’t […]

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More Fun With Ornaments.

I was trying to desperately whip some semblance of the Christmas spirit into my apartment yesterday because some friends were coming over to have a holiday photo taken — and I wanted SOMETHING that called to mind the holiday spirit in the photo! — and I ended up threading a bunch of my ornaments onto […]

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Shiny Brite Love.

I am such a huge Shiny Brite fan. You would not believe how many vintage ornaments I have accumulated over the years. Wait, here, let me show you a photo to help you understand. That’s right, people, I have no shame in my hoarding practices. I put it all out there. A few years ago […]

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