One Day I Will Rule the World

World Domination, Babies and Middle Eastern Dance

Category: Craft & Creativity
March 8, 2012

Thrilling Thrift

I’m in a photo mood tonight. I hope you’re with me. This is the followup to my Can We Do it For Free project roundup. You may recall how I said then that my projects weren’t 100% done yet. So here’s where we’re at now: In my last round of photos, the door trim was […]

December 23, 2011


Yesterday I took my kids out so my mum and aunt could take them present shopping for me, I bought Ian’s present, I hung ornamentation on our front door, I made four batches of candied orange slices, finished a batch of candied cranberries, coaxed the kids into letting me take pictures of them to use […]

November 16, 2011


Here is the antique canning jar (square, ‘Perfect Seal’ brand, made in Canada) that I scored at a thrift shop recently and that I think is over 100 years old. Not that you will particularly care, but here are the details I gleaned from about two days of reading up on jar and bottle history: […]

November 12, 2011

For My Vanity

Tonight I did some cleaning up and started Christmas decorating. I took pictures, but this is the only one I remotely like: So much pretty blue and white and vintage in the world to love. I’ll try to take more pictures later in the weekend so you can see the full effect. Today Ian worked […]