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I spend a good amount of time at thrift stores. Sometimes I have an art project that propels me to look for materials. Sometimes I want to find a gem of a piece of clothing and I’m willing to spend a while sorting through…Continue
I love the New Mexico Tea Company for many things; for its fabulous selection of tea and tea accessories, for its knowledgeable owner David Edwards (I haven't met his business partner but I'm sure she knows her stuff, too), and for the smell when I walk through the door. The smell was always a promise of things to come… Continue
I started my Two a Day project on June 5 so it hasn't been quite two months. I've crossed a lot of items off of my To Do List in that time and I don't think I would have accomplished so much if I didn't have the structure and support of this blog and its commenters to keep me motivated.
This week's Two a Day was about painting rather than weeding. The project started last year when I bought paint for my deck, painted three boards, then decided that the brown I picked was too green and what's the point? Well, now I figure a slightly green brown is better then what my husband jokingly calls 'the rustic look', which really just means weathered and… Continue
My two a day was cut short this week, or rather, it was redistributed. I worked in the back yard for four hours on Thursday instead of the customary two, I wanted it to look nice for company. Naturally, after such a herculean effort (it actually did kick my butt) I took Friday off. Here is how the week went: