Jersey City Waterfront

The polar vortex has finally moved on and the weather is now a balmy 35F. The air seems much crisper and cleaner so maybe the chill helped a bit! Today was a work from home day and during a break from work, I took RJ on a little walk. One of my goals this year is better photography so, at the last minute, I took my camera with me as well. Practice makes perfect! Walking along the Jersey City waterfront…

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First Christmas Tree – Sort Of

Well folks, we tried our best to stay within the rules of the self-imposed Christmas decor challenge but it didn’t work out. I guess shopping for a Christmas tree two weeks before the holiday was not the best idea. Maybe next year we will have better luck.` Remember our budget was $100? Sadly we went over budget by $50. We found a lot of Christmas tree ornaments at our local Target for under $5 each. We found so many ornaments…

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DIY Iridescent Shoes Using Mod Podge Glitter

I have this older pair of “sensible” Fitzwell navy blue shoes (purchased from Zappos a while ago). Even though I don’t wear them to work (anymore) because of the casual dress code at the office, they are comfortable without being ugly.  Which is why I didn’t give them away when packing for the move. They make good “work” shoes because they look cute under a pair of slacks (on the rare occasion when I have to wear slacks these days)…

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Bedroom Progress: Skyline Furniture Wingback Headboard Review

This actually took some thought. Should we go with a full bed (headboard + footboard + sideboard)? Or just the headboard and bed frame? We looked at a lot of beds and headboards before deciding on the Skyline Furniture wingback headboard upholstered in grey velvet. I like the look of a complete bed in a master bedroom but, only if there is space for that. A full bed can be overwhelming in a smaller bedroom. It can make a small…

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