macleay park

Forest Wonderland

It’s all too easy to hunker down this time of year—simply curl up under a cheap blanket, with a good book and some furry friends. Working out becomes a lot harder in the colder months. You have to shrug off the incessant darkness, squeeze your Christmas cookie ass into your workout clothes, and muster up…

vintage scarf

Broke-Ass Holiday Shopper? Read Nola Fran Evie for Free.

We survived the biggest holiday shopping weekend of the year, but let’s face it—we’re a bunch of broke asses now. And since I’ve been feeling the holiday spirit so much this year, I decided to make one of my books free on Amazon all week long. Free, Britt? For real? Yep. It’s my little holiday gift…

brown rabbit

Fake Grapes, a Mermaid, and a Bunny

Remember when fake fruit was a thing? People would situate a bowl or tray of plastic fruit on their table and call it chic. I found out about fake fruit the hard way, at my grandmother’s house when I was just a pup. You see, green grapes—the real ones—have always been my favorite. I love…

vintage luggage

An Old Suitcase Named Ann

There’s this store over in Northeast Portland that I’ve been eyeing for a while called ReClaim It. Last Saturday, I finally went in. When I stepped inside, I was overwhelmed by the sights and smells. I almost immediately backed out. I had expected to find secondhand treasures—like wobbly chairs, funky dressers, eyesore mirrors—that sort of thing. But a soulless corner…

cat fridge

Sweet Fridge Full of Food

Our idea of shopping doesn’t involve clothing. We spend our money on food. In this house, we love food. You might say that food is our religion. The cats feel the same way. Hence the furry huntress up there, curious ears twisted back, framed by the crisper drawers. We switched to organic food five years ago. Whenever…