By Elizabeth Prata "If you haven't ordered our holiday gifts by now, you'll be lucky to get your product by Christmas." Michael Rubin, President and CEO Florida Ports Council. Canadian cargo ship offloading in Northern shore of Quebec. EPrata photo There are over 60 container ships stranded off the coast of California. Other counts say … Continue reading Florida Governor tells moored container ships to come to Florida- no backlog here!
By Elizabeth Prata I was today years old when I learned that there is such a thing as a Books Reading Planner/Journal. I love office products, paper products, and notebooks and journals, so of course I searched and searched until I found the perfect one for me and I bought one right away. I even … Continue reading Books planner
By Elizabeth Prata What does an office supply junkie do when she needs two pen holders? Go to the vintage store up the road and find anything except a pen holder to use as a pen holder! I started to read my new library book "The Lost Continent" by Bill Bryson but although I enjoy … Continue reading When is a pen holder not a pen holder?
By Elizabeth Prata I love art. I have a lot of art and I like to display it and look at it and curate it and I'd pet it if I could. I'm not an art snob or anything, it just comes down the fact that I like looking at pretty things. I like looking … Continue reading Art series #4: Edward Ripley
By Elizabeth Prata Finally it's cool out in the morning. Days are still warm but the cool morning is refreshing. I opened my front door this morning to take stock of the day. Do you ever do that? Open the door, breathe in, and survey your little kingdom? I did and it was great. I … Continue reading What is that, is it a plastic bag?
By Elizabeth Prata As noted the other day, I obtained some great finds at The Special Store (a estate resale/vintage store near me). I went up there to find fall décor, which I thought I had but did not. Fall/Harvest and Christmas are about the only things I decorate for, I'm not a huge decorating … Continue reading A relaxing weekend
By Elizabeth Prata I love getting pretty things. I love deals. I love seeing quality items and browsing among them. My favorite vintage store has all of it and more. (Friendly staff, and it's nearby). Anyone who haunts vintage shops knows you go with an open mind, not a specific list. You rarely find the … Continue reading Vintage Store Haul- it’s a GOOD one!
By Elizabeth Prata Vignette. EPrata photo Since "the pandemic" I've noticed there are gaps, lulls, logistical problems, employee shortages, and delivery delays for many items, especially in the grocery world. It's gone on long enough that I've settled into an assurance that no matter how short my grocery item list might be, there will be … Continue reading Kroger trip report, weekend plans
By Elizabeth Prata I don't usually go out on Saturdays but I was feeling restless so I drove out to check my mail, look for oversize 1$ tee shirts at The Special Store, and go for a little ride. I like wearing loose tee shirts for my hanging around clothes, to use as an apron … Continue reading A little jaunt up the road and back
By Elizabeth Prata EPrata photo Whenever anything goes wrong, my autistic brain automatically boomerangs to the worst possible outcome and obsesses there. So I have to combat that with purposely pursuing optimism. Here are some things I love: I love my coffee bar I set up each night for the morning's cup of joe. And … Continue reading Some of the little things I love