What is that, is it a plastic bag?

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?

A relaxing weekend

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 d├ęcor, 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

Vintage Store Haul- it’s a GOOD one!

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!

Kroger trip report, weekend plans

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

Art Series #3: Childe Hassam, American Impressionist

By Elizabeth Prata I love art. I love beauty. Beauty is part of the trinity of the Good-the True-the Beautiful. I started an art series a few weeks ago by showing my favorite pieces of art I've accumulated. These links are below. So far we've been reviewing hand-colored turn of the last century photography, and … Continue reading Art Series #3: Childe Hassam, American Impressionist