Monday, April 3, 2017


I meant to post again six weeks ago...

But life.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Window box ideas 2017

This is a post from a few years ago, but it was so spring-like this weekend, that it has me dreaming about my window boxes again.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Paper Roses

On my quest for goodies to fill the shelves of the shop, sometimes I see things that make me go "Hmmmm...."

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Mrs. C's book report for kiddoes and tweens

Today's book selections are for the kids. (Now that I'm working in an elementary library, I have found that things I loved to read as a kid (Richard Peck, Beverly Cleary, and Susan Beth Pfeffer) aren't necessarily what kids want to read now. (Disclaimer: Peck and Pfeffer are still writing today, but the books they write now are vastly different than the books they wrote then...Are You in the House Alone, anyone?)

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Pantone's color of 2017

When I was a kid, I was a little bit obsessed with houseplants. I'm not sure why, but I remember there was a lady in town who had a Wandering Jew plant that grew all over one wall of her living room.

It was all at once both fabulous and creepy.

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