Monthly Archives: September 2009

Raymond Jewelers

All this renovating & painting left my engagement & wedding rings pretty skuzzy. They were covered in paint & grime. A quick 5 minute trip into Raymond Jewelers & $3 later, my sparkly friends were back to sparkling. They did … Continue reading

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Moving is like Camping

I don’t make fancy dinners. In fact, we order in more than we probably should. But tonight I was just in the mood for some noodles. Seems simple enough. We have pasta. It’s sitting right on the counter. Minor problem. … Continue reading

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Brick City on Sundance

Last year Sundance came & filmed a 5-part special series about our city. Last night was the premier here in Newark but I was unable to attend any of the screenings. {major bummer} Ninapilar posted about it on Glocally though. … Continue reading

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Second Chance

Last time we came to Baltimore, Melissa & Justin introduced us to Second Chance, a nonprofit architechtural salvage organization. They have four warehouses full of salvaged doors, windows, light fixtures, railings, hinges, furniture, and more. We’re like kids in a … Continue reading

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Baltimore Bound

Bright & early this morning I packed up the car & headed south. Sunday is Melis & Justin’s wedding {congrats guys!!}, so posting will be light until we’re home. It poured the entire drive down & is still coming down … Continue reading

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Cool Dog Bed

Yesterday BagelPower posted about these dog beds from Molly Mutt and I had a major DUH moment {as in “why didn’t I think of that?!”}. You fill their mesh stuff sack with old textiles {clothes, towels, pillows, blankets, etc.} that … Continue reading

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September 19th

Our moving date has been scheduled! The truck & freight elevator have been reserved. If you’re not doing anything on Saturday, September 19th feel free to come help us move. I can promise an early morning, lots of heavy lifting, … Continue reading

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Labor Day

Today has been spent doing pretty much exactly as the name implies. Lots of packing. Lots & lots & lots of packing. What you see here is just the tip of the cardboard iceberg (packed mostly by my mother Saturday) … Continue reading

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Happy Hours & Happy Finds

Rob has downsized his record collection but in our apartment, they never had a proper home. For the most part, the records & the record player lived in the right half of our large entertainment/storage unit. The space wasn’t ideal … Continue reading

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Wall Color

After getting one coat of trim paint up last Saturday, we took a little trip over to Continental Hardware {the same place we found the kitschy bathroom replacement fixtures} to look at paint. The original paint plan was to do … Continue reading

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