Tag Archives: Crafts Gone Wrong

Digging for Happiness

Well, it’s been a week, all right. It started with an inner ear infection over the holiday weekend, and ended with me begging plumbers to take my money, and plumbers saying “No!”. In between, it was HOT and my monarch … Continue reading

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Back to the Grind

It was really nice to take a little vacation last weekend. All of four days, but it is more than we have taken in the last three years, so hooray! We went up toward the Black Hills, but skipped most … Continue reading

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Reduce, Reuse, or Recycle Your Finds

Gosh, I’m so not in the mood to make fun of stuff today, or really all this week. You can tell by all the pictures I have that don’t come from a garage sale or thrift store. Since they are … Continue reading

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Straight From the Horse’s Mouth

Not too much going on in our neck of the woods. It’s been hot, garage sales have been so-so, and the local thrift store has lost its collective mind about pricing. They now price everything for the half-off weekend sale … Continue reading

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Always and Forever

We are back to full on summer around here, but we have the odd shower here and there, so it is not as bad as it could be. We used to have monsoon weather every August. We had a festival … Continue reading

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What a Difference a Week Makes

Well, last week we were melting in the heat, and this week has been much more pleasant with lots of rain mixed in with lower temperatures. It’s crazy how a third of the world is on fire, another third is … Continue reading

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It’s Too Darn Hot

I know I am not the only person in the country, or the world for that matter, humming this tune under my breath. (As an aside, if it were as hot in the video as it is here there would … Continue reading

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Rock Bottom

Don’t let the post title worry you; we haven’t hit rock bottom, yet. Every time we think we’ve seen the worst thing ever, something else comes along. Probably a good life lesson in there for us. No, the title refers … Continue reading

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Glad to be Garage Saling

I was in MI for my dad’s celebration of life, and one of the ways we celebrated him was to go to all the garage sales we could find! He loved to spend Friday and Saturday mornings picking through people’s … Continue reading

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No, I Don’t Have a Problem

I am going to keep saying that till I believe it. Honest, we try not to be pack rats, but sometimes we just need things. Several years ago, I became aware of Singer Featherweight sewing machines. They were made from … Continue reading

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