Everyday nonsense

And chaos reigns

So Saturday after wandering around St. Charles for 5 hours or so, I realized a few things (about myself ) that are fairly new developments – 1 – I hate nicknacks – Really I always have but shopping Saturday reinforced it. 2 – Every shop sells the exact same thing in 100’s of different forms. […]



Last week on the way home from our barn, my daughter and I stopped in a little shoppe called “something different” – I think- . It’s a cute little shop on the main drag of a small town in illinois. She sells/consigns handmade items and makes her own jewelry to sell.  She and I talked […]


A new Beginning

I’ve decided to start blogging over.  I began blogging several years ago with “Covered in Roses” and while I loved the name  it really wasn’t growing at all as a blog. And I would like it to. I tried to fashion my blog after so many of the women/mom bloggers I look up to – […]