Category Archives: Non-house

On Becoming Ms. BrickCityLove

It has been over a year since I last posted. I’ve debated whether I should come back for a long time. How long is too long away? Will I still be relevant? Will it be weird? My last post was a feeble … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patty’s Day

As I said last month, I dress for the holidays. This ring is too small but I love it anyway and wear it obnoxiously on my pinkie finger {even though it would look much better on my ring or middle … Continue reading

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Happy Valentines Day. And yes, I’m THAT girl. You know, the one who wears green on St. Patty’s day {or orange if I just feel like being ornery} {even though I’m not really Irish}. Red white & blue on 4th … Continue reading

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Growing up, we were a strict “No Candles” household. No candles in the kitchen. No candles in the living room. And certainly no candles in our bedrooms. For some reason, my parents didn’t think the idea of us burning the … Continue reading

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Strep Stinks

Sorry for the delay! I’ve been out of commission for the past 5 days with a wicked case of strep throat. I’d give you all the gory details but I’d rather not continue thinking about it. On the upside, I’ve … Continue reading

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Homegrown Lunch

I took a personal day today. The garden unit still isn’t finished and it needs to be. Like yesterday. After finally finishing a post for Glocally {my follow-up review of the Newark Boat Tour}, I decided to make myself some … Continue reading

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I <3 Mermaids

Saturday, I went over to Coney Island for the Mermaid Parade. It’s one of my favorite things to do but haven’t been in six years. It was a gorgeous, almost hot, summer day. For those not in the know, the … Continue reading

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Where Have I Been?

After a rather extended blog hiatus, I am back. Ok ok. I’ve been done for a while but a girl needs some recoup time, don’t you agree? Cheers. I did in fact graduate. Huzzah! They tell me I’m now a … Continue reading

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Remember the Details

Good morning friends. It’s been a week since I posted; the longest gap of time in the history of this blog. It feels like forever. Things with the house have gone to the back burner while I finish my masters … Continue reading

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Valentine’s for 8

Yesterday we hosted our very first family holiday dinner at the house. It was an impromptu, organized via text message Saturday night kinda shindig but ended up being a lovely evening. We had 8 for dinner and I didn’t once … Continue reading

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