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Have you signed up for Amazon Prime yet? I finally took the plunge last week! The biggest draw for me? You get unlimited 2-day free shipping on a gazillion items with no minimum order. In theory, if I wanted to do my part in killing the environment…

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A recent style article in the New York Times said it best: “There is something about chirping birds that makes us want to say goodbye to earth tones.” In case you’re one of the, umm, six women on earth who wants to cling to the depressing ochre, umber and sienna…

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…Before getting too carried away, my refund wasn’t exactly a windfall so the Tesla will have to wait. I’m putting aside part of the money for a long overdue vacation. What to do with the rest? Hmm, how about a brand new dresser!

As my blogging alias suggests, I’ve been exceedingly practical lately but without the fun fashionista part. You see, I’ve been following this handy spring cleaning checklist to give our house a good top-to-bottom scrub. While it’s supremely rewarding to wipe away a year’s worth of dust and grime from window blinds…