Monthly Archives: February 2011

Nothing New (in bathing suits)

We got a little snow here this weekend. Not without first getting an appetizer sized portion of spring, however. A reminder of the days marked by walks outside, short sleeved shirts without jackets, trickling streams of melting snow, ruddy faced … Continue reading

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Nothing New (in Menards)

I grew up in a place that housed a handful of small, locally owned lumber yards and eventually, a Menards. I know this well because my dad is a builder, a general contractor. When I was quite young, he would … Continue reading

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Nothing New (it’s february!)

I have nothing against Valentine’s Day. It’s not that I really have anything FOR it, either. If I were walking down the street and ran into Valentine’s Day, I would probably look him in the eye, smile, say “hello”, and … Continue reading

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Nothing New (rules)

Because a lot of people are asking, I thought it would be easier to share, finally, what I’m using in our Nothing New challenge. The Filter for Purchases: 1. Can I borrow it instead? 2. Can I buy it second-hand? … Continue reading

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