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TWiP: Vera Flowers

This Week in Pictures, Week 36, 2022

I have been kind of obsessed with improving the Polka Dot Cottage shopping experience this week. I’ve also made a few new things, continued my quest to get some storage space back, and had some experiences with nature.

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TWiP: Even More Elements and Earrings

This Week in Pictures, Week 33, 2022

My daily August creative projects continue: Earring of the Day, where I make a bunch of earrings in different styles than usual and add them to the shop, and Picture Elements, a photography prompt-based project I’m doing with Tracey Clark.

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TWiP: Montague

This Week in Pictures, Week 29, 2022

I know myself well enough to realize that if both of my kids are off on grand adventures, I am likely to feel a tiny bit jealous and wish I was on an adventure of my own. That’s why, when it became clear that Neil and I were going to be alone for two weeks in July, I sweet talked him into booking an Airbnb for ourselves for some of that time. Well, that time has come and gone, and I have the pictures and videos to prove it.

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TWiP: Abandoned in New Jersey

This Week in Pictures, Week 28, 2022

Our kids have flown the coop this week, abandoning Neil and I in New Jersey, while they go off on separate adventure. We’ve been at loose ends a bit with our nest temporarily empty. It seems that I eat an overabundance of junk food when the house is too quiet, while Neil throws himself into decluttering. I ask you, which of these methods of coping is more enjoyable? 😀

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TWiP: Local flavor

This Week in Pictures, Week 27, 2022

This past week involved a glorious four-day weekend. It’s hard to go wrong when there are all of those work-free days available. I spent them hanging out with family, puttering around the kitchen, starting a new crochet project, and appreciating many of the joys that my little corner of New Jersey has to offer.

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TWiP: Bubbles, Berries, and Bum Buds

This Week in Pictures, Week 24, 2022

I picked up my fancy camera more than usual, which I think is probably a good thing. Having a hefty device in my hands, looking through a viewfinder, being intentional about focus… it’s a different experience than phone photography usually is.

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