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Stuff in My House: Baby’s Room

Yeah, I don’t know what’s up with the picture in that last post… I can’t seem to fix it. Sorry. On with the show… Last Friday, Matt and I had the big 20-week anatomy scan ultrasound. Having confirmed that there is indeed a human baby in there, Matt was hit hard by the nesting instinct. [...]

Stuff In My House Special Edition: Stroller

* WPG2 CANNOT LOCATE GALLERY2 ITEM ID 1403 * I’m pregnant, due in mid-November. We haven’t gotten much else yet, but the stroller (a Zooper Twist) was available at a good price (half the list price) at Costco. It’s been sitting quietly in the living room, occasionally playing host to Toaster who seems to find [...]

Stuff In My House: The Goose Lamp

Here is my goose lamp.  Matt gave it to me for Christmas a few years ago and I love it.  Like the gnome music box, it is badass.  * WPG2 CANNOT LOCATE GALLERY2 ITEM ID 1374 * A few more years ago, I think in 2001, Matt and I went to Germany.  In Nuremberg, we [...]

Stuff in My House: Introduction

In this wide world of stuff, there are keepers and purgers. Hoarders and tossers. (Heeheehee, tossers!) Matt and I were both raised by keepers. Generous keepers. We have both inherited the keeper gene. All of this means that we have a lot of stuff. I respect Zen ideals of detachment and minimalism, and there is [...]