I was very fortunate this past fall to work with a talented life coach. The most valuable thing I’ve taken away from that experience is a list of my personal values. I keep copies of this list at work and at home, and try to honor these values in everything I do. I’ve learned that… Continue Reading
Keeping tea hot in January in a drafty house with granite counters is nearly impossible, so I made a tea cosy. Then I fell in love with making tea cosies and didn’t want to stop, so now I’m selling them in my Etsy shop :)
I adopted my orange angel when he was 5 weeks old. He cried whenever I put him down, so I held him until he learned to follow me around. I can’t believe how tiny he was! Six years later, he still follows me around, and he always wants to snuggle. At 18 1/2 pounds, he… Continue Reading
I awoke to find that one of my cats had knocked the mirror off of my mantle and smashed it to smithereens. It’s my own fault for leaning it against the wall instead of insisting it be hung properly. I loved this mirror, a perfect mix of gold and silver, which looked perfect above the… Continue Reading
On the Cliff Walk in Newport, RI.
I found this bike at the curb on trash night and asked Jeff to show it some love. I’ve always wanted a black English bike, so he made me my very own rescued from the trash faux Pashley! Final cost was about $175; a new Pashley costs $1395.
Two and a half years ago, my culinary repertoire was limited to Manwiches, Old El Paso Gordita Kits, and if I was feeling really fancy, manicotti. Then, we remodeled our ugly kitchen, and I found inspiration! It was an early 90’s cave! We did almost all of the work ourselves. We hired a tile guy… Continue Reading