Bedroom makeover adventures

I love to paint AND find things second-hand.  I’ve been hoarding things for a bedroom redesign for a few years, including: a can of purple paint that was mistinted and only $10 (yes $10 for a can of deluxe Beauti-tone!) flowery sheers from Value Village ($12.99) duvet cover and pillow cases from Value Village (2…

Literary adventures on a recession budget

Though I don’t read as much as I used to (I’m afraid university took some of the fun out of that hobby) I still enjoy books. At the present time, I’m collecting more books than I’m actually reading, though I hope to (some day) enjoy sitting down with a good book dressed up in a…

Confessions of a Frenchy’s addict

If you’re not from the Maritimes, or if you’re not a second-hand kind of person, you may not know Frenchy’s, the used clothing store that has become an institution and a verb (Frenchying). I know the store quite intimately, having been a fan since I was a little girl. You might say I’m even addicted…