Window Pain

Today, I began the tedious process of painting the interiors of the One Girl’s Treasure windows. Hunter did it for us last time and I have decided that he is a saint. He’s taller than I am and I can’t imagine how he managed to get all the supplies into those closed windows and maneuver … Continue reading

The second rule of Kite Club…

… is you DO NOT TALK ABOUT KITE CLUB!!! Liesl is such a wonderful, giving person. Today, she helped me finish up my kites for the Oh-My-God-It’s-Officially-Spring Windows. We were making frames, cutting fabric, ironing, and hot gluing for several hours. Thank heaven for friends with talents you can trade! Here are the results! *Pics … Continue reading

The first rule of Kite Club…

The first rule of Kite Club…

…is you DO NOT TALK ABOUT KITE CLUB! So, now I’m going to tell you about it. Liesl had me over today to play in her “No Sweat Shop.” Before we went downstairs, though, she told me that she had a surprise. At the bottom of the stairs was a brand new canvas that had … Continue reading

Window Shopping

Window Shopping

My good friend and amazing designer, Liesl came out with me today to gather materials for the new One Girl’s Treasure windows. We decided to go to Field’s fabric because it’s amazing. With her excellent eye and her subtle “yes”, “no”, “that sucks” responses we were able to find some gorgeous fabrics that are exactly … Continue reading

Soup for someone else’s soul

I got up early today to make soup for my friend and manager, Caitlyn “Cait” O’Haire. I worry about her. She works WAY too hard and get’s sick far too easily. A quick pot of Chicken Noodle Soup gets the job done. I bought chicken and ziplock containers last night so she can have a … Continue reading

Quick, Helga! Get me a map of everything!

Quick, Helga! Get me a map of everything!

The challenge today was to map something from your everyday life. I was at SpeakEZ today working the lunch shift, so I decided to map my path around the restaurant. This is actually pretty accurate, give or take a few trips. Here’s what waiting on three tables looks like. Imagine Saturday night… ugh… no wonder … Continue reading

Ode to my soup pot

Ode to my soup pot

I’m writing haiku poems to my soup pot today. I followed the traditional 5-7-5 route. Please, leave a haiku of your own!     my little soup pot not only feeds my hunger but it feeds my soul     good soup made from scratch health, hearth, hunger, happiness simple silver pot     i … Continue reading

For all my vegetarians. Represent.

For all my vegetarians. Represent.

I’m still broke, so I decided to make another pot of soup to eat this week. I decided on Minestrone. I made a lot of new vegetarian friends at work and they have inspired me. Here’s a classic Italian veggie soup: