beauty, design, favourite finds, simple, timeless

About A Chair

There is a chair to sit in, a book to read, a page to write. There is a brush and a tin of paint, waiting to transform another chair. I’ve never met a chair I didn’t like, which suggests a form of chair dysfunction. From elegant: turned legs, clawed arms, carved backs to simple: sturdy […]

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ancestry, family love memories, favourite finds, life lesson, love

Currency

The value isn’t in the object. It is in the human story attached to it. The worn chair, the chipped saucer, a silver fork, her oil painting, a skeleton key, a one-eyed bear, a favourite find, a worn photograph. The memory is tactile, visual, and fraught with emotion. Love. This is the currency to value. […]

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favourite finds, style

Favourite Finds

and sometimes you find your Holy Grail in a grocery store. Trader Joe’s, Skin Care and Cleaning Aisle. Sunscreen, serum, and scrub.  These three items are the best kept little secret of frugal mammas.    

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