Thrift Store Challenge: Soups On

I’m so excited that it’s that time of the month again! NO! Not THAT time of the month…..THAT time of the month. Time for the Thrift Store Challenge! I got a sneak peek at some of the wonderful projects our other participants have been working on for this go around and all I can say …

Obsession Or Collection – Is There A Difference?

Clearly one sounds much nicer than the other. At least more flattering anyways. Nobody wants to be considered obsessed with something because of the negative connotation but a collector? Yes, please. So I’m going to call myself a collector, mkay? What collection am I talking about? Oh! Right! Brass. Specifically brass candlesticks. You can’t tell …

Spring Has Sprung Onto The Mantel!

I’m sitting and writing this blog with my windows open, and the fresh air and sounds of the birds is nearly driving me crazy! I want to be outside. Preferably digging in the flowerbeds and planting things! Alas, it’s still a tiny bit cool for that but I’m expecting to be able to do so …