RS: etsy saves the day

Last week, after a spirited but polite debate with my husband about the placement of our bathroom sconces (your eye level or mine?), I turned to Pottery Barn as the ultimate authority on light height. In case you too were just having this discussion, PB places downward-facing sconces about three feet above the counter on either […]

fake running

I’m supposed to be training for a 5k. In my dreams, I run daily with my dog and volunteer at homeless outreaches on the weekends, flip houses and lift weights, write music in my spare time and get paid to be an idealist,  eat clean and make meals ahead of time, swear off unnecessary purchases and […]

let them eat funnel cakes

I consider myself a frugal person. Partially out of character (I hoard. It’s bad), partially out of necessity (we won’t go there). But I have two great weaknesses. Fall festivals and discounted sweaters. Both attacked my wallet this weekend, so I’ll be living on Ramen for the next two weeks. I consider the cost worth it. […]