Monday Musings

Above: Photo from Alex Hu via Unsplash. I wish our homemade dumplings looked as good as these do! Happy holiday weekend Monday – hope you had a great Lunar New Year, Valentine’s Day and/or Presidents Day! Year of the Ox Speaking of the new year – I very…

Monday Musings: January 6, 2021

Header image from Mike Stoll via Unplash. What a start to 2021. This past week has been a rollercoaster, from high of Georgia’s senate election results (Stacey Abrams is a national treasure) to the terrorizing attack in our nation’s capital. Sad, embarrassing and chilling – and unfortunately, I…

Monday Musings

Above: Currently on my IRL reading list – Dune, Harry Potter Knitting Magic, Vogue Knitting Quick Reference, Barack Obama A Promised Land, and (not pictured) American Royals.

2020 Year in Review: Home & Health

Above: Celebrating ‘Toy Day’ (Christmas Eve) in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Part two of my 2020 hits & misses series. My first one was about clothing & accessories, and part three will be about sewing & projects. Enjoy!

Monday Musings

“An Oral History of the World’s Biggest Coupon” (NYTimes) A retrospective on the ubiquitous Bed Bath & Beyond coupon mailers, from its specific Pantone shade of blue to how it evolved into representing the brand itself. Side note: of course, I have at least 5 sitting in a…

Monday Musings

Above: Photo by Avery Evans via Unsplash, featuring my absolute favorite kitchen item: the Fellow Stagg Kettle. Happy Quilt-mas! Broadcloth Studio & Art Gallery Fabrics (AGF) teamed up for Quiltmas, 12 days of free holiday quilt block patterns from several designers. I’ve been quilting a lot with the…

What I Bought: Black Friday 2020

Clothing & Accessories Sevilla Smith Liz Mules + Shearling Insert | Purchased for $225 + $24 (20% off) I admit – this was an impulse purchase. I love my Sevilla Smith Sandy’s, and wasn’t necessarily looking for another pair. But the sale was so tempting, I couldn’t resist.…

Parachute Linen Sheets: Worth It in Winter?

Above: Parachute Linen Duvet Cover and Shams in Surplus; Hearth & Hand Lumbar Pillow (similar) I have always had a soft spot for linen in the form of clothing, such as flowy dresses, airy tops or casual pants. Especially so in recent years, with slow fashion favorites like…


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