Three stories – and #payitforward


Life around home

Well, I won’t lie – it’s been a hard week, for reasons I don’t want to explain to you. Would you like to be entertained? Here are three snippets that made me laugh. First Dear Stranger in the Thrift Store: I do not usually bum a diaper off someone I do not know. Thank you […]

February 22, 2017

My kinda fitting room


Out and about

Confession: I hate fitting rooms. You would think that any business owner with a scrap of intuition could work this simple math: Any decent woman (+) one dog-ugly room (-) any homey touches whatsoever (+) glaring fluorescent lights (+) the merciless babble of the woman in the next stall on her cell phone (does not […]

October 29, 2013

Denim redemption


Creations, Something from nothing

Confession: My boys go through blue jeans like most people go through Kleenex. Before I was a mom, I thought denim was one of the more durable fabrics. I am rethinking this. I’m considering starting a new trend: patches on knees. I’m not sure it would go over well, but it would be worth a […]

February 20, 2013