Monthly Archives: July 2013

More pics in the living room

  Jenny-Any-Dots gave me this framed print of the William Morris tapestry, Garden of Delight, for my birthday or Mother’s Day.  I found the frame (with glass!) at a Salvation Army on half price day- so it was 2.50!  I was very excited. It was the perfect size for my new poster.  Ideally, I’d have […]

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Q. How Do You Manage To Set Aside Money for Larger Purchases?

A reader left this great question in the comments to this post, and it was such a useful question I wanted to answer it here where it would get more exposure- and if anybody else has suggestions, please share them in the comments as well: I am currently in a tight situation, where I truly […]

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K-Drama Review: Gu Family Book

 Gu Family Book: Oooh, I like this. I like it a lot.  However,  if you don’t do supernatural, you’ll want to skip this one.  The lead character of the first two episodes is a gumiho (sort-of-kind-of-but-not-really similar to a werewolf in Western culture, because traditionally a gumiho is a 9-tailed female fox instead of a […]

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Being Poor Sometimes Keeps You Out of a Job

I wouldn’t call us poor anymore.  Money is really tight this summer, however, what with the HM being a teacher’s aid, ergo, no employment in the summer, and a couple of unexpected expenses. So he heard that the local Walmart is doing a reset and hiring temporary workers to work nights rearranging the store.  He […]

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In my living room

  The arts and crafts style bamboo easel was at the Rattery, pleading to come home with me. Likewise, the gilded frame. The print of Renoir’s Girl Reading was at  thrift store somewhere, for about 2.00 a long time ago. When we are doing picture study and we have a print of the picture we […]

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