Monthly Archives: July 2009


Everything But the Kitchen Sink

You want it? We had it.  Clothes, media, furniture, decor, bikes, and the list goes on.  Gadgets and gizmos.  Widgets and doodads.  Everything but the kitchen sink.  I told you not too long ago how we love a yard sale, so why not hold one of ourKEEP READING >


Prime Patio

Living in Chicago, you learn to appreciate every extra square foot of prime real estate space.  An extra inch here and there in an itty bitty floor plan can easily lead to the happy dance.  Have a random nook in a not-quite square bedroom? Use theKEEP READING >


Time to Purge

Oh, how we do love a good yard sale.  Henry can vouch for that (and our penny filled snail bank, too).  We’re holding a bigger than big yard sale in the windy city this Saturday, and the excitement is mounting.  For once, we’re the onesKEEP READING >


Paint It Pink

Very few things are perfect straight from the shelves of your favorite shop.  But with a little love and a little thinking-outside-the-box, the world is your oyster.  I’m practically famous for dreaming up the oh-so-perfect gizmo I need, onlyKEEP READING >


Lighten Up

You’ve seen how FLOR tiles have rocked our world.  In a less-than-spacious abode, they’re the perfect solution for small, sturdy rugs in the bedroom.  We prefer their tough as nails durability over a flimsier, cotton 3×5 storeKEEP READING >


A Glass A Day…

I have a confession to make.  I have an addiction.  To wine.  It’s true that I like a nice, full glass from time to time, but who doesn’t?  Sometimes one glass can lead to two (or three), and sure, we have to stock up at the liquorKEEP READING >