Wednesday, December 31, 2008

let it snow

Its a snowy mess out there.... drive safe.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

xmas tid bits

from my house

to yours...

Friday, December 19, 2008

tis the season

Wayyy over due! I know, I know. Well I will offically be back up & running next weekend for sure. This whole M.I.A. thing has gone on much too long. A whole new city, girl and much needed discussion on its way.


Tuesday, November 11, 2008


I wanted something that we couldn't have
we're kept in the past but you'll save me for last
the truth will unfold, how I'm growing old
to take in the cold or to be left alone
she slams the door as she falls to the floor
she wants to give up though its never enough
to let me go she has to know
we're running in circles & I can't ignore
and I want to meet you halfway
is it worth it to start again?

so hard to please
keeping me on the side
so hard to define
how we seem to collide
reflections are fading and we're losing time
it's all in your mind as we're falling behind
a picture you painted has now gone away
I can't seem to erase the portrait portrayed
shes letting me go and I'm letting her know that we're letting go
I want to meet you halfway
is it worth it to start again?

I'm running around on these feet I can't stand
I'm outside your door with my heart in my hands
and I want to meet you half way
don't go

Saturday, November 8, 2008

eye shadow

The many faces. things are changing for me in all aspects of life. I'll be leaving my job and coworkers behind, my house, my friends and my comfort. All to be traded in for a new job, coworkers, home, friends and to find new comfort.

There are so many different types of people out there "the many faces". I'm aware it may be an even trade along my new journey. There is the easy going, caring boss. The gossip girl. The jealous girl. The two faced backstabber, that I've kept around for fun? The ones who say they "live through" me. My cheerleader. The one I call when things aren't great or when things are better than great. All these many faces I will leave behind and look back and understand that they were apart of this "stepping stone" path & I have made it across for a reason. Each one of them have taught me something. Whether it was about my self or others they all have helped me, in the good & the bad.

I will miss talking with all of you. To (not) name a few...

... about his life changes, beard and music.

... about home improvements, world changes, writing and how much we're alike.

...about our hair, giving each other goose bumps, style and what great things are out there.

...about what he had for free Monday night dinner, laughing at his many jokes and trivia.

...about her man, martinis, Boston's night life and of course our hair.

...about updated celeb info, travel stew, latest and greatest gadgets and life.

Now to become the girl whose face is unknown & Path is uncertain. Yet where options are endless... It's all very bittersweet.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

out with the old

today was a day of change alright! On the 5th day of this month brings five new things of change. Sounds like a holiday song. Anyway here is an update.

new president - that will be great change

new job offer that will change my bank account ;)

new town to paint red

new apartment to bring shabby chic to

new status when it comes to... a relationship

you heard it all right. and all right here.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

chow chow

its that time again
its tuesday.
martha stewart (who i heart)
thought it was time to picked out a new puppy, one of the above.
her chow, paw paw past away recently....
and one of these little guys will be the newest addition
i'm sure francesca and sharkey love their new buddy.
they're all so cute
how do you chose!?

Saturday, November 1, 2008

pumpkin seeds

I just love all their various shapes, colors, and textures. I hope you’ll enjoy these photos and I wish you all had a very happy, spooky, and safe Halloween!


When carving a pumpkin, it’s always fun to roast some of the seeds. Roasted pumpkin seeds are a tasty and nutritious snack, and you don’t have to wait for Halloween to nibble, because the seeds of all varieties of pumpkins and winter squashes are edible. For the simplest roasting method, scoop the seeds from your pumpkin or squash and remove the clinging pulp. Spread the seeds on a parchment lined baking sheet, sprinkle on a bit of salt, and roast in a 350-degree oven for about 40 minutes, until golden brown. The seeds will be crunchy and have a pleasant nutty flavor.

Friday, October 31, 2008

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Sunday, October 19, 2008


( distorted on purpose sorry.)

Well I Just wanted to post my excitement on passing my COA independent study, I'm now waiting on the date via mail for the big test day! Wish me luck!

sew what

Today's Sunday & I am really going to enjoy my day today. I'm working the next 6 days straight ugh! So to start, I used these photos to inspire my new project or one project that is coming to an end it is an old trunk rehab. I've scrapped all the old paint off, sanded the old rusty metal details and handle and took out the old paper lining . I've made some fabric up to line the inside with also some vintage wall paper to go in the inside bottom portion & all with some really nice fabric/ribbon trim. I need a new sewing machine in the worst way. My sister is the only one who can really get it going right...(wish you were here) So that has been my biggest delay. Anyway Gregg just ground some fresh Starbucks coffee beans (thank you mom for those!) well off to get some caffeine, chit chat time, eggs.toast.bacon time & then trunk time! Happy Sunday all!
PS mom do remember (going back 18years or so) the push pin tomato... we had it way back on orchard rd it was in the sewing kit in the first floor bath linen closet... third photo will remind you :) I'm pretty sure that sewing basket kit started my curiosity for all sewing crafts. (there were also endless textile markets you & Nana dragged me to, I still remember the smell there...funny how now I beg for the company at those places)...once a nag always a nag ;)
PPS gregg just crushed my childhood memory & told me everyone had a tomato push pin! well my coffee is getting cold...what a meanie-boom-ba-leanie

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Tuesday, October 14, 2008


its back
table top day.
hope everyone
had a great
almost at the hump.
til next

Monday, October 13, 2008

sticks & stones

I was out side in the back yard sitting at the patio set putting my wreath together, Henry at my feet chewing on a stick & Oscar laying on his back in the sun. I filled a ceramic pumpkin with ribbon, wire and scissors to help shape this wreath that didn't really get the time i wanted to give it...better to come. Its so peaceful and I start to really enjoy my day as I said lots of p&q today! Well the wreath goes up on the door, I do a load of laundry, then back to the yard to start a new project....I go to my car to get something and notice my passenger door is left slightly open, my glove box is open and spilled all into the seat and floor...then coach clutch with my i.d., money, etc.....GONE! Someone broke into my car last night! this is the worst feeling ever way to ruin ones day, huh? So report has been filed and nothing else to do than go back and try to enjoy the day....


A nice Monday off. I'm home alone, Shep had to work. Yesterday we had a great day and after all that, we came home & did some yard work, those leaves are starting to fall hard! My flowers are still in full bloom...sadly wonder how long that will be. Halloween deco came out and is put up, window boxes are back and something to look at. Last detail added after our grocery run last night...PUMPKINS! We haven't got the big one for the door step yet but I will post a photo of the house with the window boxes full of greens & pumpkins later. I'm off now to make a wreath, i collected different things along our hike yesterday...which the dogs are still tired from -- couldnt ask for any more p&q around here today!

Sunday, October 12, 2008


That was very touching, sad and sweet all in will always be my queen bee and I mean that in a positive way....although sometimes i would like to shake you, smile. I think deep down you know all you need to do to get where you want to get but are afraid to take that leap. sometimes things need to be rough really rough to get where you need to be. Hope this helped and by the way if you didn't know that is my fav song.
Queen Mother are my girl today, yesterday and always....remember that!

Saturday, October 11, 2008

queen bee

Today's theme. Strangely this is how my day was themed. I felt very stubborn today, I know I am a stubborn person...its just my personality. But today ugh I was stubborn! I was told I'm a princess this morning and always get my way, this afternoon I was told to get off my throne and then this evening my mom gave me a new charm for my Pandora that was a queen bee (silver bee with a gold crown.) Yet all these statements took place in three different locations with three different people. I felt like a joke was being played on me or some how all these people had talked to each other and are conspiring against me? Strange day. Today I feel stuck. Today I feel ready for things to change and start. Today I want the fairytale ending. I'm 25. Ring, white dress, country home, audi wagon, kids, soccer mom, crafts, bedtime stories, feetsie pj's. I had a break down on my turning 25. Where am I. Who am I. What is in store for me. & today I relived that same moment I had on may 19th. I'm ready for something new, somewhere new and some... new. All new but with the shabby chicness of the old. I've started a few things that have been started before and then put on the back burner. This time around I think they will be followed through on. Well only time will tell. I hate time. its always going by too fast, that's how this all started when did I get here and 25!?! Are you a queen bee? I wish I were the queen everyone thinks I am. Cross your fingers with luck for me, I need the new that I'm looking for.

Monday, October 6, 2008


Just as the Summer crowd dies down... Plymouth harbor gets one more wild run before the winter turns everyone away -- the Thanksgiving crowd. Buses are pulling up to the harbor daily, people pouring out to see "the rock" & mayflower. Shots of the very popular attractions from the ocean.

comfy cozy

new oct catalog out at my fav store...just in time for what i'm looking for.
physically too i brain won't stop...ok back to bed again.

Sunday, October 5, 2008


a few weeks ago shep and i went up north to relax and putt around town. here are a few snap shots of things that i saw along our walk. starting by, we love getting breakfast at are usual spot, walking the boardwalk, admiring all the brick buildings and walk ways and of course stopping at oldies for neat whimsical finds.

in the end as this boat was so cleverly named "joint decision".