January Slices

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 2 Permalink 0

We moved!!!!! And this is our new EMPTY apartment. Nan's ear is amazing. And it gets a lot of attention. Why is it like that? Well apparently it is super common for sheppards to have their ears migrate to the standing position at different times. Her left ear is slowly starting to go sideways but I don't know if it will ever go straight up like her right. I love her one ear up, one ear down face. Like that runner? I scored it for $40 buckeroos at the St. Lawrence Antique Market. The only thing I walked away with that day (I had high hopes stupidly) Nan checking herself out ("Is there another dog in this house to play with me?") Blurry but such a funny picture. After being in the apartment for 2 seconds, Nan went to town rolling on the carpet. My apartment got smudged. I love the idea of cleansing ...

Inspiration for My New Nest

Sunday, December 30, 2012 4 Permalink 0

I am in full fledged nesting mode for my new space. I have secretly been squirreling away 'inspiration' images on Pinterest - I felt so sneaky every time I pinned an image to my secret board. Because my home is going to be so small, I have to be incredibly careful about each and every item I bring into my home. I have a few possessions that I already own that I will be bringing (like my mustard coloured Eames chairs) - or at least trying to bring with me - but I have to buy quite a few things. Before I moved to Ireland, I purged much of my furniture so right now, my home is a blank slate for the most part. It is pretty exciting to think about getting new things but in an odd way, it is always incredibly frightening. I am not sure why it ...