Time to Party!

With the house freshly painted I felt like throwing a party! Finally we look like civilized folk and I wanted to show it off.  P turned 6 in November. It was the perfect occasion.  Seventeen kids and their parents came.  I’ve found something very interesting about the kid’s parties we throw. Almost always both parents…

Craigslist: coffee table

Just got this off Craigslist today.  Excited to pair it up with the Hoop Chairs!  Dave says he’ll set it up in the morning!  Hoping in person it’s as cool as I’ve been visualizing it to be.  I’ve been looking for a low table so we can have another nice spot to casually eat outside.…

Nothing Exciting

I spent the 4th of July weekend doing projects around the house. Nothing special or amazing but it was the kind of projects that take up time and need to get done.  First, I mulched and landscaped a bit more of the front yard.  This is such hard work. Our soil is incredibly hard. We…

Dresser Score!

I found a fabulous dresser! Exactly the size I wanted, with exactly the lines I wanted!  Now, here’s the most amazing part;  I got it for…..  $300?  No.  $200?  No.  $100? No!  I got it for $5 on craig’s list.  F-I-V-E.  5 dollas!I’ve been looking for this dresser for a while. I even put it…

Charlie Brown Tree

Back in April I got a free tree on Craigslist. It’s one of my favorite trees, the Fern Pine or Podocarpus gracilior, but my husband doesn’t like it. Because it was free he couldn’t complain so he picked it up on his way home from work. The poor thing was in too small of a…