My OBT

My daily quest for One Beautiful Thing (OBT)


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Etsomnia™ 132: Trunk Show

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Though mommy would never say who her daddy was, Beatrice still had her suspicions…

Et·som·ni·a (/etˈsämnēə/), noun, 1. a sleep disorder caused by obsessive Etsy browsing. 2. The surprising arrival of weird handmade merchandise ordered when one is only half conscious. (True story.) 3. An excuse for me to be an obnoxious, snarky New Yorker once per week. Continue reading


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Etsomnia™ 131: It’s Curtains!

This is a “valance” which I suspect smells like “skunk.”

Et·som·ni·a (/etˈsämnēə/), noun, 1. a sleep disorder caused by obsessive Etsy browsing. 2. The surprising arrival of weird handmade merchandise ordered when one is only half conscious. (True story.) 3. An excuse for me to be an obnoxious, snarky New Yorker once per week.

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