Where in the World am I?

In a funny way, in the way things often go, the last post I wrote on April 8 was prescient. I wrote it after reading the book Present Over Perfect and shared some of the quotes pulled from the book. Like this one: if someone gave you a completely blank calendar and a bank account as full […]

Favorite Tidbits from Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist

I recently came across this book on one of my thrift store adventures. You know how something leaps out at you and you just grab it without really thinking about it? Well, that happened to me with this book. And it wasn’t a big risk since it was, like, $1.98. #bonus #guiltfree Of course, the […]

Abstinence April

No, not THAT kind of abstinence! What do you think I am, crazy??? #lovetoloveyoubaby What I’m talking about is abstaining from shopping. ‘Cause I like to shop. Like, really. Not full price shopping, but second-hand, yard-sale, thrift shop shopping. That seeking for the superfind kind of shopping. I can’t go by a thrift shop without stopping. Goodwill, […]

Are We Really That Busy? or I’m Beginning to Think It’s Me

Somehow I thought adulthood would be more social… …late nights spent laughing and drinking with friends around a table littered with empty wine-stained glasses, bread crumbs, and wax candles burned down to their nubs. Maybe there would be vacations with other families and annual “Girls’ Weekend”s spent with half a dozen other women – shopping, […]

Time Flies When You’re Dreaming of France

Wow! Nearly a  month since I’ve posted here…February flew by and now March is nearly over. #whathappened? I guess that means I’ve been having fun, right? #sotheysay What I’ve Been Up To I suppose I have been – I’ve been playing around with my other blog, Dreams In French, and have been working on getting […]

Daily Blog Challenge: Day 20 – The Best Gift I Ever Received

This one is easy – I got the best gift ever just a few weeks ago. It was a late Christmas gift. Do you want to see it? Here it is: Pretty spectacular, isn’t it? The lovely shade of…brown? The slightly discolored cuffs? The missing button? I’m sure you would understand if you could smell it’s […]