Confession: I am hoarding lightbulbs. I have those little cardboard cartons of Edison style incandescent bulbs tucked into closets, bins and cabinets throughout the house. I have bulbs of all sizes, including some that don’t even fit fixtures we own! It must be my inner child of the 70’s; comforted by the golden glow
Are you the one who prepares and serves Thanksgiving dinner? I personally love to cook, so it’s usually a joy for me when I’m the one doing it. Part of the fun is using all of the fun kitchen equipment that I only use once a year. I have a smart friend who sets
How Do you Downsize…. Do you dream of downsizing? I have to admit, now that a kid-free home is on the not-so-distant horizon, I like to think about the possibilities of the future. However, dreams of travel or carefree living are usually paired with feelings of dread about the process. What are we going
Are you one of us lucky ducks who was around before digital photography? In our family, our oldest child has sweet paper photos of all of her early days and first year collected in a cute album. We have printed photos of our middle child too, but they never made it into an album.
Are you hosting house guests next week? While you’re preparing your guest areas and anticipating a cozy time at home, it could be a good time to sort through your linen closet and gather items that could be of better use to another family this Thanksgiving. One of my neighbors here in Lake Barcroft
If you’re like a lot of people, you have an assortment of half-used cans of paint stacked up somewhere on your property. Are they all worth saving? Here’s my personal thinking on leftover paint: Any paint that has been stored in a garage or outdoor shed for any good length of time