Thursday, February 20, 2014

Instagram Roundup


The mister did a great job surprising me on Valentine's Day.....

Some of my favorites:  SanPellegrino, the new spring Escada scent and flowers.  

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Speaking of the mister, we've been together ten whole years!  This was our very first photo ever.......

This deserved to be revived for #tbt.  I mean, he used to wear earrings. 

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The car got a good washing on a warm day!  The mister cleaned all the winter grime off as the pups basked in the sun and watched.....

(While I probably should have been cleaning the grime off the front door.  WHOA!)

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But I was too busy baking.........

I made my favorite red velvet cookies for work.  Work ate them all.

Which is good, because I still have a sleeve of thin mints laying around here.

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Finally, some thrifting went down.......

This all went to the booth.  Even though I wanted to keep every last item.

I may be making small strides in my "no hoarding" resolution.

Baby steps.

Although parting with that end table was more like one giant leap for mankind.

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Thursday, February 13, 2014

Lately (via Instagram)

This week:

I finally spent some Christmas money and got this beautiful vintage Turkish kilim bag.....

I spent a little more money when I found the elusive middle bowls that would complete my Pyrex Butterprint set........

I made gnocchi soup for the first time and fell in love.  Keeper recipe.........

I also fell in love with a project the art teacher did with my class............

And I maybe ate a whole sleeve of thin mints after they were delivered......

But isn't that why they sell them just once a year? 

So you can gorge yourself silly? 

In order to brighten up a harsh winter?

(I know you agree.)

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Sunday, February 9, 2014

Thrifting Frenzy

Even in the dead of winter, the thrifts haven't disappointed!

My favorite find of the last month......

The mister calls this my bag-lady cart.  And I can't really argue with him.

Not that you'll see me wheeling it down a sidewalk.

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My second favorite find.......

You already know I'm ga-ga for all things Pendleton.

This wool shirt fits like a glove!  Already washed and worn.

And the hanger?  I never pass up old wooden hangers.  Especially when they are marked with a location.

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Other goodies that I may or may not be able to part with.......

From quilt tops to vintage mesh purses.  Bridal shower invites to clocks.

All things I don't need.

But what if I neeeeed to throw a bridal shower.  Wouldn't I neeeeed to still have those darling vintage invitations at my fingertips?

And who doesn't want to drink coffee from a mug marked VIP?

The coffee will probably taste even better in it!

Maybe I'll put a clock in the booth to make up for all the things I might keep.

Linking up with Sir Thrift-a-lot, A Living Space
still being [molly]

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Life (via Instagram)

This winter.

Normally I have to beg winter for a snow day or two.

We're up to eleven.

I have never taught in June.  I will be teaching in June.

Despite that sad fact, I still love my snow days.  I got to make the mister a real breakfast......

There were snuggles with Gizmo the mouth-breather........

I braved the elements for a lunch out with the sis.......

And before the weather rolled in this week, I ran to the grocery for some new-to-me ingredients (chorizo).  Because no Super Bowl gathering is complete without some sort of cheese dip.

Except our gathering had to be.........

It so did not look like the picture.

Pinterest fail.

I don't even want to talk about it.

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