i’ve been a baby lately about eating breakfast. partly because i keep forgetting to buy my favorite toast every time i go to the store, (grains galore from farm to market bread company in kc ~ so yummy) and partly because i want to eat something healthy, but love breakfast food that’s a little more fattening and decadent. also, i just get bored. it’s not … Continue reading thursday.
taking a little break to blog. i painted this little fold-out console table kelly green and it looks so cute!!!! can’t wait to get started on the vanity table! i’ll add pics soon. i forgot to take a picture of the console table, so there will be no “before”. oh well ~ who’s reading this blog anyway? 🙂 and now i’m going to spend the … Continue reading wednesday.
aaaaahhhhhhh. complete day off. no one around. just me and audrey hepburn. starting with the movie “sabrina” and then i’ll probably just make my way through my whole collection. she is wearing the most beautiful “audrey style” dress ~ black with white polka dots. and a black shirt underneath, to make her look “bookish”. not working, glamour gal. not working. i aim to spend the … Continue reading tuesday.
i am exhausted. the weekend kicked my butt, and then some. but this week is a whole week of hanging out with friends, finishing the apartment (completely!) and getting some ME time in. i hate that phrase, but that’s what it is. it’s not that i need it or deserve a week off ~ i’m just hoping this week will kick things off on the … Continue reading monday.
i just wrote a dissertation on women’s lib and 50’s housewives. see the “monday” post below. but on the other hand, i had to quickly write that i have been greatly enjoying being a domestic maven these last couple free days! i have cleaned, stored, thrown away, and repurposed, all over the place. here are some pics to prove it! i wish i had before … Continue reading on the other hand…
there is a war going on in my house. a battle of the sexes, if you will. this battle would not exist at all if it wasn’t for me. because if i didn’t have a real issue with the deeply-carved out roles of man and wife, there would definitely be no complaining on his lucky end. ever heard of the 50’s housewife? of course you … Continue reading monday.
well, the program is over and i am a shell of a person. but happy it’s over. ready to tackle the loft! again! it seems like it’s taking forever to figure out how to make this place sing. but maybe i’m just changing as a person. or maybe, now that we’ve lived in it for a year, we’ve figured the place out a little better. … Continue reading sunday.
low point. (slap) LOW POINT. if you’ve seen the movie “the holiday”, you know the scene i just quoted. the beautiful kate winslet is in her cozy little english house, crying over a guy. she tries to asphyxiate herself with her gas stove (while making tea) and is saved by a “ding” from her computer. she throws open her window and says those words. it … Continue reading thursday.