Swoon alert: This post delivers an eyeful of beautiful rooms filled with personality. Continue reading Rooms to Love: Best of Wallpaper
Yesterday my cat dragged in a big curly-tailed Bahamian lizard and laid it on my living room floor. This is when I proceeded to freak out and yell to my neighbor who was outside working on his car to come rescue me from certain doom. My broom was close at hand and he used it to sweep the lizard out as I curled up on … Continue reading How To Decorate: Nature-Inspired Decor
Ready to see some cool old things, and learn a little? Join me on my trip to the vintage and antiques fair. Continue reading Vintage and Antique Fair
I’m sitting outside a coffee shop watching a mother strap her kid into a stroller. When the hell did I stop doing that? It felt like the stroller phase would last forever. I remember feeling hot by the time I walked into a place after the unfolding and unbuckling and hoisting and buckling of the car seat to stroller dance. I couldn’t wait for it … Continue reading Ramblings of Motherhood
This is one of my favorite times of day. The sun is going down, off to the side of my kitchen window. And as Dickinson would say… Continue reading An Ode to the Evening Sun
I wrote this post back in 2013! Wow, how is that possible? Since then, I have thrown two successful dinner parties, though I’m always trying to up my game. I have yet to take it outside like the one I describe in this post, so in that sense it’s still very much a goal I’m working toward. Meanwhile, here are some of the pieces from … Continue reading The Dinner Party In My Mind.
This is a very exciting installment of Impressions While Riding My Bike. Me and my bike have taken to the road seeking adventure. I’ve been getting to know my neighborhood quite well, and it’s been, so far, an enlightening experience. But as you know, standing in place might as well be moving backwards. So it was time to take on a new challenge and a … Continue reading Impressions While Riding My Bike: Beach Edition
I look like an adult. I feel like an adult. I certainly have the bills of an adult. But for some reason, my dad still thinks I’m a child. What gives? Continue reading When Your Parent Treats You Like a Child, or I’m a Grown Up Dad!
via Photo Challenge: Unusual When I first had my house all to myself, one of the first things I did was buy two potted plants to liven up the walkway leading to my front door. I bought these specific flowers because I raised them at my old house, and they flourished. I’d never had a plant flourish under my hands before. So these flowers felt … Continue reading Two Flowers, Two Lives
Hey everybody, it’s me again. The elusive Lyz. Don’t worry, I’ll be back here full force coming soon. But in the meantime, WordPress has decided out of nowhere that I am trash and has been tossing all of my comments to you all into your spam folders. That’s according to a couple of bloggers who have checked for my missing comments. May you all please … Continue reading WordPress Thinks I’m Trash