Family Heirloom Frame Upcycle

Back when my aunt and uncle moved into my grandfather’s house a few years ago, my aunt did some serious cleaning and unearthed this gem. Nobody on this side of the family reads Chinese but an aunt on the other side of the family was able to translate it for us. It’s basically a letterContinue reading “Family Heirloom Frame Upcycle”

Brimfield!

One of my father’s favorite pastimes is treasure hunting at flea markets. We went to just enough when I was a kid that he passed this passion down to me but I don’t think it was ever anywhere near as many as he would have liked. He was a constant flea market bargain hunter beforeContinue reading “Brimfield!”

A Tour Around the Walls of Our Studio Apartment (Because the Rest of It Is Too Messy to Show)

For the past two years (four for Kevin), we have lived in a tiny studio apartment in Queens. While we’ve made many happy memories here, the time has come for us to move on to a much nicer, roomier apartment in New Jersey. Since I spent the past two years trying to make this placeContinue reading “A Tour Around the Walls of Our Studio Apartment (Because the Rest of It Is Too Messy to Show)”