No Man is an Island… but a crafty woman can build one!

Our kitchen island was a hunk of junk. Honestly - it has a been a serious source of rage. I bought it second hand for about $50, I can't remember exactly how much. It was an online ad, and I drove like 40 minutes to pick it up... so when I arrived and saw how crappy it actually WAS, I was in a … [Read more...]

The Little Bookcase That Could


I like to rescue things. Sometimes animals, but mostly furniture. So when I was driving down the street and saw this sad, neglected, discarded little thing, I knew I had to give it a home. Home awful that someone thought it was beyond help, not worth caring for! Furniture has feelings too you … [Read more...]

Uh, Happy New Year?

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So it's pretty much February and I haven't written since like, what... October? I don't even know. Sometimes I find I have nothing to say, (although I'm sure my husband would vehemently disagree with that statement!) and other times I have SO much to say that I just don't know where to begin, so I … [Read more...]