Category Archives: shopping

let there be white

We now have white ceilings. This is momentous, folks. If you’ve ever painted a ceiling or hired it done, you know that nothing is whiter or cleaner or more beautiful. Yesterday was another busy “let’s get this stuff picked out … Continue reading

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signs of spring?

This was a welcome sight in Home Depot last weekend. Despite the snow and ice in the parking lot, inside it was time to dream of warm weather and sunshine on the deck or at the beach. Such a happy … Continue reading

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holy moly

Banjo Man brought home three of these last week. Maybe they’ve been around for years, but they were new to me. And very welcome. We have embarrassing holes in our walls, left by the wall phone (remember those?), previous thermostats … Continue reading

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beep beep

In the “what is the world coming to?” category, here’s what I saw at the grocery store yesterday. Yes, it’s a robot. It wanders and spins throughout the store and beeps. A lot. In my rain-soaked, out of patience state, … Continue reading

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nothing is easy #notaninteriordesigner

This is my attempt to visualize what kind and size of light fixture to buy to hang over my dining room table. There is a 24″ fabric ruler to judge size. My favorite winter scarf (thank you again, Retired Mountain … Continue reading

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shopping before the storm

Yes, I admit it:  I bought fabric today.  I’ve been working on a baby quilt and realized that I didn’t have the one color I needed to make it look perfect. Today was my day with Mom, so I asked … Continue reading

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where’s the hole?

  Yes, this is a photo of a roll of toilet paper.  Maybe I’m the only one who hasn’t seen this eco-friendly or budget-friendly or something-friendly innovation in toilet paper, but just in case you don’t know about it, here … Continue reading

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giggles are good

As I sit here today the electrician still hasn’t appeared.  He called–wow!!!–and said, “Maybe Monday”. I won’t hold my breath. The Disaster Recovery company is coming on Monday to rip out my kitchen floor, take out my sink and cabinet … Continue reading

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vanilla bean joy

See these bottles?  They are filled with vanilla bean-scented liquid hand soap. At the risk of having you think I have become one of those crazy hoarders you see on television, I will confess that I now own nine of … Continue reading

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starting november right

Yesterday was our annual fall fabric shopping trip in Massachusetts. Sound the trumpets, make the coffee, gas up the car and be on the road by 8:30! We–wild women that we are– look forward to it all year.  As we … Continue reading

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