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Some Thoughts on Separation and Divorce…

I was recently talking to a friend and colleague who is also going through a separation. She is now living in a basement apartment and said that she is finding it hard to stay motivated to decorate and cook for … Continue reading

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Ways to Heat the Home: Stealth Mode

It’s getting colder. Summer is officially over and it’s time to turn up the heater, break out the Snuggies and settle in for a long winter of freeze-your-tits-off days (that is the official meteorological term) and even colder nights. But there are … Continue reading

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How to Make a House/Apartment/Condo/Cardboard Box Under the Overpass a Home

OK, so you don’t need to handcraft a sampler to make your living space a home. Even if it’s temporary, even if you live alone, even if you only have a bedroom in a boarding house, you deserve to feel … Continue reading

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It’s been awhile…

And there have been a lot of changes in my life. My husband and I have separated, I have purchased and moved into my own condo, and adopted a dog. My relationship issues are part of the reason that I … Continue reading

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Hey Homies… Cleaning Tips and Tipples!

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted here. Haven’t been doing much baking, cooking or homey-fying the house lately. I’ve been mostly working, but have recently been promoted to a new position that doesn’t involve travel. This means regular … Continue reading

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Long time, no blog…

Hi Everyone! So sorry it’s been so long since I’ve posted. I’ve had a pretty busy fall. I won’t bore you with the details, but I’m back! And I’m working on a few things for the holidays. This year, I … Continue reading

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Frugal Shopping

I love grocery shopping. I know, I know, I should probably get a hobby. And I’m not going to pretend that I love grocery shopping on busy Saturdays. Especially when I get stuck behind a gaggle of old ladies who … Continue reading

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Baking: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes

First of all, sorry for the delay in getting this up. Things have been crazy at work as I’ve been trying to get a lot of stuff done before I go on vacation at the end of next week and … Continue reading

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Retail Therapy

Who doesn’t love a little shopping? Well, I don’t really enjoy shopping in a traditional sense. I hate trying on clothes and shoes. I usually go in with a purpose. I go in, get what I want and get out. … Continue reading

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