After scrapping and chipping off old boat varnish inch by inch, I need to seal this slate entryway. You know, just in case it sprinkles. Does anyone have any thoughts on this? I think I'll ask Pam over at Retro Renovation!
I went up to Lake Ave. (Pasadena) to purchase more lawn signs, and to see if the Macy's store had re-opened! Yes on the lawn signs, no on the Macy's! Oh what to do? I still had 40 minutes in my parking spot. Oh yeah! I turned around and there was Anthropologie. I bought a cute retro hen timer there for my kitchen last month. In a Pasadena minute I came out with
My parents have a persimmon tree. As the years have gone by, our family has looked forward to the harvest each fall. Persimmons have replaced pumpkins as my preferred fall home decor and fall fruit. The tree had some magnificently large persimmons on it that we could see from the second story window. Despite the net, some critters shimmied up the trunk and ate most of the fruit! The hubby will hand carry on de plane some to the Lambster for her 20th b-day. I bought these from the market !
Emilie at AT http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/la/author/emilie blogs on all things Australian on the LA page. This morning as I am looking for pillows I saw her post and got all excited and then realized they were NSF ! Ha! Never mind.
With all the negative press about housing these days, it is a relief to come across an exhibition that puts us "Martha types" back into "happy home" sphere. Dolls’ house collector, Anna-Maria Sviatko has chosen fourteen houses from her collection to display at the Canberra Museum and Gallery http://www.museumsandgalleries.act.gov.au/cmag/DollsHouses.html. Check out her blog too http://theshoppingsherpa.blogspot.com!
I purchased this tea towel from "Mr. Linens" at the Veterans Stadium Market (3rd Sunday) in Long Beach a few years ago for a couple of dollars. Who would want a cheesy souvenir tea towel from Chicago? Me!