Fernandina Pool Club (Indoor)

What a chore it’s been to find a poolside chaise that fit my criteria – not flimsy, not made from that horrible flat plastic ribbon stuff that passes as outdoor wicker these days and not dark brown. I don’t want to be cheap about it but I’m also not a  Vanderbilt with money to throw…

Urgent Need For Reader Input

Friday 6/16 Revised update 6/19: I ordered the full bed. The bedroom is big enough to support a foot board – the mattress isn’t here yet (or even selected) and I may have to go with something less kitchy than my sentimental vintage orchid lamp but here it is: The package(s) came sooner than expected…

Thank You, Ricky Ricardo

Ricky Ricardo was mean. If you watch a few I Love Lucy reruns in a row, you can see the pattern: Lucy does something elaborately sneaky Ricky finds out and gets mad Ricky schemes with Fred Mertz to do something extremely humiliating to Lucy When it’s over, Lucy sends the look of love to Ricky and gives…

It’s A Tough Job To Find Enough Things To Spray Paint Around Here

Adventures in spray painting: Metallic Copper patio table. Really happy about how this looks next to the wood rockers. #DIY #spraypaint #101viewsofthepatio A post shared by cripessuzette (@cripessuzette) on Apr 25, 2017 at 5:05am PDT I had a little black table steel mesh table that was  a feature in my short-lived Mexican Happy Hour Stoopscape.  Black…

The Butter Lamb Comes To Florida.

I got over-confident once I found out where they keep the rack of lamb in the local Publix. Apparently, you have to ask the butcher for it and then they produce it for you. Once I realized that, I took my rack and hustled over to the diary section hoping against hope that I would…