Happy birthday to me, with a gift for you!

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Giveaway winner is Lorraineb – congrats Lorraine! You have been emailed! Well, it happened again. The clock ticked for another whole year and made the calendar flip 365 days. Yep. Today is my 53rd birthday. And for the curious, I did have a nice day! I was home with my 2 cats, and had coffee, ate […]

Fifty… and counting.

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You may have noticed I’ve been pampering myself abit more than usual lately. First it was a fun little getaway weekend. then it was a pretty spring pedicure.  And tonight my son and I are going out for dinner! Little things really. But they aren’t things I normally do all the time. I’ve been attempting to be […]

Pretty in pink!

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I have this lovely little tree out front. I don’t know what it’s called, but it has the most amazing pink blossoms you ever did see. The pink just cheers me up whenever it’s in bloom. But the arrival of spring is taking it’s dear sweet time this year. We are still getting fresh snow […]

A glimpse into the world of Funky Junk Interiors

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A post about who I am and what I do here. This post is truncated to allow for quicker blog loading. Please click below/left for more. First off, welcome newcomers visiting for the first time from Apartment Therapy’s 2012 Homie Awards! This here ‘lil blog is receiving lots of new visits. I realize Funky Junk […]

Summer Changes – Part 3: The Reason

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Summer Changes Part 1 – The Campsite Shuffle Part 2 – Stubborn Takes Over Part 3 – The Reason – you are HERE Renovations are expensive! Having renovated for the past year and a half, even with all the generous help I received from the reno team, I tapped out all my own resources in […]

Summer Changes – Part 2, Stubborn takes over

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Ever have a life change that modified everything you did? We all get accustomed to where we are in life. There’s comfort in routine it seems. So when change is forced upon you against your will, anxiety, depression and dread can most certainly kick in. And this is how 2009 started for me. Summer Changes […]

Summer changes – Part 1, The campsite shuffle.

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Over the last few years, we’ve been blessed with a wonderful summertime lifestyle. We’d take our trailer and leave it at a local lake resort ALL. SEASON. LONG. (April to October) For many years, this simply became our summer home and neighborhood. As each weekend approached, we’d pack up some clean clothes, stop on the […]

Why I decorate like I do

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I think where we came from can have alot to do with who we are today. This is a little shed I pass nearly every day in someone’s field. When I come across images such as this, I feel comfort. And I don’t think it’s JUST because of that wonderful worn red patina and gorgeous […]