From the Archives: Two Ways to Reduce and Save on Gift Wrap

This is a post from 2019. I've updated it a bit and added an extra two ideas at the end. Maps - Use old maps or atlases to wrap smaller objects. Recently a friend gave me a birthday present wrapped in a beautiful map with a vintage postcard attached to it with washi tape. I …

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We built our own house, own house with our hands over our hearts

Malcolm and I moved into our new house over the extended holiday weekend. As mentioned previously, my energy for unpacking and home projects wavers and generally falls into nothingness not long after I move in. The result: lots of unpacked boxes and tubs that move around with me to all my places of residence. M …

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