Monthly Archives: October 2011



Happy Halloween, fools.KEEP READING >


Nice Caulk!

As homeowners, one task that we tend to put of as long as humanly possible is that of re-caulking the bathtub every few years. No matter how you spin it, this is among the least exciting jobs one can take on. But alas, fair readers, ya gots to do what ya gots to do. Bear with us through the boredom and there just might be a surprise at the end!KEEP READING >


Let There Be Light

This story (turned saga) begins with a grumpy husband (Scott) and a stubborn wife (Kim). Husband wants to sleep, because he gets up for work at 4:30 am and sits in traffic to reach his office. Wife gets up at 6:30, hits the snooze for at least 45 minutes, then very slowly begins her work days at home. In the evenings, said husband goes to bedKEEP READING >


The Week’s End

I scavenged the Unison warehouse sale with a pal; later on, Scott and I scoured record bargains. We stumbled upon a ridiculous resale shop, and surprisingly, we left empty handed. Through the things miracles are made of – and after rummaging through various said sales – our home gained only three records (including holiday jingles byKEEP READING >


Six Ounces

I didn’t get that scale I really, really wanted from the Vintage Bazaar (it was the first item we saw, I told Scott we shouldn’t lay our money down so fast, and 10 minutes later it was gone. Oh, Kim, amateur mistake!), but my hard feelings towards myself were redeemed when we snagged this one from a Take 2 Vintage yard sale. (I likeKEEP READING >


Harry’s New ‘Do

Bull sheep. The resident black thumbs strike again. Big surprise. It’s pretty bad when you can kill baby tears, people. Especially when everyone reassures you that they’re so easy to upkeep. You may remember them at a happier time, but they nose dived almost immediately. (Just to be clear, we watered them, sang to them, and cooed forKEEP READING >