Oh My Gawd You Guys! Bill popped the question on the top deck of a Gateway Clipper sightseeing cruise while coasting down the Monongahela River. He waited just until we reached the point where the Mon & the Allegheny Rivers join to become the Ohio, at The Point, to propose. Always one to get ‘to… Continue reading We’re Engaged!
Remember that time I showed you the cool little flower still life we scored at the ReStore? Yeahhh… that was February. Nearly a year ago. And where has this cute little frame been? Sitting behind my purse on our console table, waiting to be hung on the wall. Then we had formal plans for our… Continue reading Inexpensive Art – Restore Scores Or: Last Minute Project Completion
Pittsburgh had an unusual visitor over the past month. He was big, yellow, and thought to have brought good luck to the Pirates. He was a giant, forty feet tall and three stories wide Duck. Bill and I took a trip down after going out to dinner, because nothing says romance than a giant duck.… Continue reading Ding Dong the Duck is Done
Remember that time I spent the entire month of May telling you all about doing this? Yup, England. It was an awesome trip (And the dear friend I went to visit is visiting for the holidays! WAHOOO! but I digress…) and there were three awesome food stuffs that I found I loved there. Tikka masala… Continue reading Pancake Mix Strawberry Muffins
So we already covered how I found a sweet old dresser on Craigslist and adopted it. I gave her a little TLC, paint, and glue to bring her back to her glory. Then I started to show you how I moved into this little corner by unveiling a hipster little fix I created to store… Continue reading Dresser Details
We made it! One year ago (as of Aug 29th), after much deliberation, this little blog began. And in a year we’ve covered a lot of ground, both literally and topically. Let’s break it down for you… 566 miles from Pittsburgh to Buxton, NC. 246 miles x ??? trips between DC and Pittsburgh. 529 miles… Continue reading Our 1 Year Blogiversary!
So, moving. Long distances. The biggest decision you have to make – do I bring it all? With every move you’d be wise to downsize somewhat, but what about the big stuff? Like furniture? My goal when moving from DC to Pittsburgh was to do it all in the back of my compact SUV and… Continue reading Dressers, the Anti-Nomadic Furniture