Tag Archives: Crafts Gone Wrong

We Will Survive!

I was singing my version of the great Gloria Gaynor anthem last week during the blizzard.  I was thinking of my poor snowdrops, which had already been snowed on and endured subzero temperatures a couple of weeks before.  When the … Continue reading

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Bombs Away!

Well, we have survived the polar “bomb” in Colorado.  It was a lot of wind, not a lot of snow, but piles of drifts in our neighborhood.  Luckily, Hubby is home to handle the heavy stuff with the giant snowblower, … Continue reading

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Happy Days Are Here Again

What are we happy about, you ask?  We have been visiting the Goodwill backroom bins, and they are FUN again.  They have all sorts of things in them, not just clothes, and they still have the same pricing, 99¢ per … Continue reading

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A Trove of Trashy Treasures

I don’t know what it is about alliteration (beginning with the same letter) that amuses us humans, but I just spent ten minutes coming up with that title, and I am semi-proud of it.  Of course, after you have written … Continue reading

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Travels in Thrift Store Land

I gotta say, we have been having a pretty mild winter here in Colorado.  Apologies to the rest of the country suffering through the polar vortex, the snow in Seattle, the snow and wind in Hawaii, and the general craziness … Continue reading

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Love is a Battlefield

I’ve always wondered how and when Valentine’s Day started.  Apparently, it was a Roman holiday, Lupercalia, a celebration of spring and fertility, which was appropriated by a pope in the 5th century.  (We can’t have those pagan fertility rituals being … Continue reading

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Time For The Winter Blahs

It’s that time of the year, at least for me.  The holidays are over, and I am faced with the insane task of taking down the overwhelming amount of Christmas decorations that I seem to feel the need to put … Continue reading

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