Week 47: Mise en Place saved my life this week

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Once a week (or there abouts), I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. #15 1€ or less CPW for each individual item, less than 0.20€ per itemContinue reading “Week 47: Mise en Place saved my life this week”

A bonafide frumpbuster

A gift from the vintage gods I was in seventh grade. It was 1990 and in our front hall coat closet, I had just found a treasure trove of odds and ends. I don’t know how these things ended up in the front hall coat closet, what vintage clothing gods lefts them there for meContinue reading “A bonafide frumpbuster”

Challenge Rule 5: Repair and Mend, Alter as Necessary

I come from a crafty family. When we were little, our mother used to make our clothes. I thought this was completely normal. I mean, Ramona Quimby’s mother made her clothes. (I was reminded of this recently because I’ve been reading the Ramona series by Beverly Cleary to my boys.) For this reason, I amContinue reading “Challenge Rule 5: Repair and Mend, Alter as Necessary”