See if this is you: ✅ relies on coffee for sustenance ✅ embraces positivity✅ likes cats and/or octopuses (or know someone who does) ✅ will be in southern Mass. or northern Rhode Island on Dec. 7, 8, 14 or 15 Does that fit … Continue reading Stock up on positivity (and holiday cheer) in Fall River and Pawtucket art shows
22° That’s Providence’s low temp today. (yipes!) Cold enough for you yet, November? Though I guess it does feel more winter-y with that kind of weather, which leads us to more Christmas-y vibes, too — Vibes which were on full … Continue reading Cold days — and Christmas decorations on Etsy
We have a Christmas tree in our house presently. In fact, I just put it up this weekend. “Heresy! We’re only halfway through October!” — Most self-respecting, decent folk Yes. But. Shelter pets can’t wait for December to think about … Continue reading Pumpkins (and also Christmas trees): Art show schedule
IT’S CHRISTMAS, YOU GUYS!!! We made it! And here’s my (little) gift to you: A quick roundup of all (or at least, what I could find … Continue reading In my sketchbook: A Very Furry Christmas
Remember when we were kids, advent calendars (if we had them at all) were simple affairs. Thin cardboard boxes with little pop-out doors hid little pictures inside, or even plastic-molded chocolates, one each day until Christmas. Now, things are a … Continue reading 3+ME: Squeeze Christmas memories into the little things – like advent calendars
The stepmom was nestled overtired in her bed, while visions of holiday stress danced in her head. — Me, circa now We had the weekend all planned out. Go to the Nerf night at Mastermind Adventures … Donate books to … Continue reading 3+ME: The most stressful time of the year
I don’t particularly like home improvement stores. If I have to go to a Lowe’s or Home Depot, I prefer it to be for fun accessory-type things, not large (commitment-heavy) construction-y things. In those stores, though, there’s this one aisle with accessories that I always thought was cool: The one with little signs used by small businesses. Signs with hours. Exit signs. And the most important one: “Open” signs. I thought it’d be cute being a small business owner, coming in to choose which signs to add to your store. Those are the little bonus things in life. The little bonus things … Continue reading My online shop is OPEN!