Rejoice with me! It is found! And a boot shaper Tutorial

My closet floor, that is. Remember what it looked like? I know, right? But thanks to you, my closet accountability partners, it now looks like this: Ahhhhh. And do you see those ridges in the carpet? That is from an actual vacuum cleaner. I even cleared a spot for boots by moving one of the shoe […]

Keepin’ it Real, People!

I can’t believe I’m about to do this, but desperate times call for desperate measures. Take a look at my closet. That blinding light near the top is not a booming voice from above, admonishing me to clean my closet, but it should be. It’s my chandelier, but not even a little bit of pretty […]

More Round Top Fun: Leftovers Antiques and Zapp Hall

One of my favorites stops during Round Top was a fantastic place called Leftovers Antiques in Brenham. There is a little bit of everything there. Lovely antique furnishings and accessories, beautiful bedding and rugs, clothing, you name it. And lovely collections of all sorts of things. Each year owners Ed and Michael host Jazz night at […]

Round Top: More fun, More Pie!

I know what you’re thinking. There seems to be a “pie” theme going on with my Round Top Reports. Well, you’d be right. We started at Tara Royer’s Pie Haven, then ended the day at Royer’s Round Top Cafe. Here are just a few shots of all the fun and deliciousness! This is the first thing […]

Backyard Chickens: A Confession

We interrupt this series of updates on Round Top to bring you this special report: I have a favorite chicken. There. I said it. And I feel much better. Kind of. You see, we lost Edwina last week to the steely jaws and cat-like reflexes of, well, a neighborhood cat. She was a good chicken […]