Happy fall everyone! This fall wreath is a very simple craft I made for only one dollar! I was at Wal-Mart a few weeks ago and in their sewing department they had a couple of plastic zip-lock bags full of flower parts for a dollar. It wasn’t a very pretty bag, but the best deals… Continue reading Fall Wreath for a Dollar!
Today I helped some people move furniture and was asked if I needed anything they were getting rid of. I visited some people at their home and was again offered some furniture. In fact for the past year I have been generously offered a lot of furniture. This was not an unreasonable thing, since our… Continue reading What do you need today?
So sometime at the end of the summer we will be moving again. Hopeful it will be to a town somewhere around the world in which my husband will have a full-time teaching position. This about how specific our plans typically are right before a move until just a few weeks before we pull the… Continue reading Crates, Crates, and more Crates!
I am now back in the USA and in the sunny state of Florida. One of the main obsessions I have had in the six months I have been back is to deal with our stuff in storage. During the four years we lived abroad this mountain of stuff laid in the back of my… Continue reading Priorities
I pride myself on being thrifty, practical, and efficient. Unfortunately, this arrogance sometimes gets me into trouble. The most resent of these occasions happened when I decided that we needed a trunk or flight case for our desk top computer tower to use when we move back to the USA.
You would think that since I studied at college to be a graphic designer that I would be good at all manor of art. This, I am afraid, is just not true. I just know that my home never really looked very well put together, but it has been hard to know why.
Well, we still haven’t moved back to the USA yet, but in preparation I have been doing a lot of dreaming a research. I have already reduced much of what we owned when we moved to Scotland to cut down the cost off storage. Currently in the USA we have a wooden queen size bed that was… Continue reading Interior Design – What is good quality furniture?