Category Archives: True Confessions

Book Report: American Advertising Cookbooks

Tagline: How Corporations taught us to love Spam, Bananas, and Jell-O. Who could resist a title like that? Absolutely breathtaking, especially with a molded veggie and I think fruit salad gracing the cover. Don’t be fooled, though, by the cover … Continue reading

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Jewel Tones

Well, we had our snow, and it contained a bit over an inch of moisture which is more than we have had all summer, so we are grateful for that.  It knocked down our fires a bit, but we have … Continue reading

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Feelin’ Froggy

As I write this, I am sitting at the desk with a hankie tucked into a clear eye patch over my right eye.  I had eye surgery this past week, and while I appreciate the fact that they are able … Continue reading

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Trunks and Junk

Well, here we are, another week.  Doesn’t it seem like this year just manages to plod along in the most annoying fashion?  Let’s be honest, as much as we all don’t like seeing time go too fast, being done with … Continue reading

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Thursday Ramblings

Confession time.  Remember a couple of weeks ago when I spent half a paragraph raving about a big old vintage sewing machine?  See here.  Well, guess what?  The dratted store didn’t sell it and when I went back it was … Continue reading

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Boredom Busters #5

Yes, we are still hanging in there, although it is hard: Our state is trying to relax some regulations, but Deb and I both have reasons to remain at home, so here we still are.  Lucky for you, that means … Continue reading

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Aren’t Things Hard Enough?

Whew, I was worried that my snowdrops had pooped out after years of faithful service.  Nope, they were just a little tardy: They appear before any other bulbs in Colorado, which makes them so exciting to see.  Winter will soon … Continue reading

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Purses: A Multi-Part Love Story III

Every four or five years I get an urge to add to my purse collection posts, so here we go with a post about evening bags.  I was reminded about the continuing purse saga while cleaning out a closet and … Continue reading

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Shopping in the Wild

So we promised you a little post on the crazy things we purchased at the Wyoming estate sale a couple of weeks ago.  We didn’t take photos of the house, but believe me, it was stuffed to the gills.  Some … Continue reading

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Meow!

Our weather is now starting to get iffy on a week-to-week basis, so we never know if there will be a garage sale in the wings or not.  We have a major cold front moving in today, and it should … Continue reading

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