A few weeks ago, we received what I thought were multiple copies of telephone books delivered to our door. Turns out, it was a home furnishings giant that went full on cray cray with their catalogs. “WTF?” I thought to myself. “Do something about it!” my alter ego responded.
I thought I’d take a break from home decor to talk about my other great love: fashion. That’s right, folks, I’m also hot for haute couture. Actually, I’m just as thrifty when it comes to clothing. “Haute couture” only exists in my vocabulary by default of being married to my Euro hubby.
So what force of evil made me temporarily abandon my love for all things home and furniture?
Some homes are hot, and some are…
While I’m trying my best not to be critical because every home deserves some love, I can’t help but to dedicate some of my posts to the ones gone horribly wrong. Continue reading
Being a natural-born bargain hunter, I admit to holding a special place in my heart for discount stores. I paid frequent visits to TJ Maxx/HomeGoods in Santa Clara before moving back to the City because of its proximity to my home and work at the time. I often felt immersed in a cloud of gratification whenever someone would compliment me on a purchase, giving me the opportunity to declare, “I only paid XXX for it!!” Yes, I’m one of those.
During a recent visit, I noticed a pretty chair sandwiched in an aisle of not-so-pretty ones. Continue reading