Category Archives: Deals

Hey there! Super quick post today, because my newly retired mother is on her way up to New Hampshire as I type (this is Thursday morning) to give the Handsome Husband and me a 3-day getaway! Gotta get the laundry done, so here we go!   First, a big thanks to editor Annie Thornton at Houzz.com who […]

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There have been a few posts in recent months about fun cement tile look-alikes made from low-maintenance porcelain, and you should read Kristie’s post on the myth of encaustic tiles if you haven’t already.     But one thing those posts don’t tackle is what to do when that inexpensive patterned tile upon which your heart is set […]

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Lately, I’ve received some questions from readers about sourcing. So here we go.   Have you ever seen something you absolutely loved in a magazine, went to the “Sources” page in the back, and then traced the web links only to find: NO PRICE information, and NO WAY to BUY IT NO INFORMATION AT ALL. Just a […]

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I told you I might have a mid-week post for you! Happy New Year!! Well, it actually still feels a little like the holidays, because the town’s school system just sent out a message that school is cancelled YET AGAIN tomorrow due to YET ANOTHER blizzard. So the kids will be home, tomorrow… again. They […]

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Have you noticed how, in the last few years, it has been getting harder and harder to find a good deal on gently used consignment or vintage decor and furniture? I have! Three or four years ago, you could find some really great steals on outlets like Etsy or Chairish. But sellers have gotten a […]

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