Category Archives: Other Stuff

A little bit of this and that.

One Thing Leads to Another

I know. You’ve been wondering when I’m going to get around to doing another big project at my crappy house. It’s all you can think about. (Besides thinking about your own life and stuff.) The problem with the big projects … Continue reading

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It’s Curtains for Me…

No, I’m not dying! Jeez! How morbid are you? I’m talking about real curtains! That I bought! For this window! Sheesh…

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These are a Few of My Favorite Things…

It’s been a whole year since my 1st Annual Favorite Things Post! Can you even freaking believe how time flies? Can you even freaking believe I remembered to write a 2nd Annual Favorite Things Post?? I know. Me either. Yet, … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Curtain

A long time ago, in a crappy house far, far away, there lived a pale princess named… um… Spackle. Yeah, OK. Princess Spackle. She had to rescue herself from… well, from herself because she’s a dumbass who tore her whole house … Continue reading

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My House is Not a Victorian.

Well, duh! My house is a crappy ranch. I just want you to be aware that I’m aware that I don’t live here. Oh, if only. I could decorate the crap out of that house. I lurve Victorian inspired décor. Curvy legged furniture and tufted … Continue reading

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A Pointless Poll

If I tell you your opinion doesn’t matter to me at all, would you still want to give it to me anyway? Great! It doesn’t! Let’s take a pointless poll…

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No Figs For You!

My fig tree is pissed! Here it is, mid June, and there’s not a leaf in site. You may recall me bragging about how tough my fig tree is. That post is here if you want to read it (and … Continue reading

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My couch is in North Carolina. My pilot is on Southwest.

In 2+ years of searching online for couches, using every conceivable search term in the furniture universe, I had never stumbled upon The Comfortable Couch Company.  How is that even possible? Fortunately for me, only awesome people read my blog and … Continue reading

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Reality Check.

When Apartment Therapy asked if they could feature my brick wall on their site (see it here), I was so happy! If I didn’t think I’d break my face, I would have done a cartwheel.  Their only request: could I supply a more “finished” after pic than this … Continue reading

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Because I Care*

My bathroom was the first room that was completed in my crappy house. I lurve my bathroom. It’s so pretty! I really try my best to keep it that way. One thing that helps is the kind of toothpaste I … Continue reading

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What a Crock!

My crappy house has no kitchen. OK, yeah. It had a kitchen when I bought it. This charming arrangement of smelly appliances and crusty cabinets: Alive with bacteria, I killed it with my crowbar and buried it in a dumpster. Now, … Continue reading

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I’m Just Like Oprah

I am exactly like Oprah, except I’ve never had a talk show. And I’m not a billionaire. And I’m white. Otherwise, we’re… not really alike at all actually. I was just trying to make a witty comparison because this is … Continue reading

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