My OBT

What if you spent every day looking for One Beautiful Thing?


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Etsomnia™ 226: Toy Story

Because who doesn’t love snuggling up to a “happy” lower digestive system?

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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Much Loved

Pink Teddy looks like I feel. Photo and caption above by Mark Nixon

It’s hard to believe I’m writing another one of these awful notes, and only a week after the last one. I don’t recognize this world. I don’t know where all this hate and violence is coming from. Leaving the analysis and problem solving to bigger brains than mine, I’m going to just keep on keeping on with the beautiful things and hope that some day soon we don’t need them quite so much.  Wishing us all better days. ❤

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Etsomnia™ Volume 82: When Irish Eyes are Smirking

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.)

“May Siri be able to decipher your slurred requests for bar locations this St. Patrick’s Day.”
-SomeECards

“And may you not throw up in your Uber.” -Me

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Etsomnia™ Volume 73: Get Stuffed

"Zombie Taco Dog" by BethDeathHorrorDolls. Browse the rest of her store at your own peril

“Zombie Taco Hell Dog” by BethDeathHorrorDolls. I loved her Etsy shop, which is definitely not for the faint of heart. Browse the rest of her store at your own peril, but don’t say I didn’t warn you

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.)

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Etsomnia™ Volume 55: Back-to-School

This is an apple jacket. A jacket for your apple. I am serious. That's what it is. By HandmaidenBC, who has a store full of these things

This is an apple sweater. Not for your Apple products. For an actual apple. 

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.)

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Etsomnia™ Volume XLVIII: Animal Crackers

What's more sexy than a naked mole rat costume? How about a naked mole rat in a box? By MissNessaMonster

What’s more sexy than a naked mole rat costume? How about a naked mole rat in a box?

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.)

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Squee of the Week

Although I have always been a big fan of little things (hi, honey!), cute generally doesn’t get it done for me.  However, these minuscule crocheted animals are so tiny and so perfect that I must make them mine.   This one actually extracted from me the exact sound “squee!”  Never really understood that before.  Turns out it’s a thing.

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©SuAmi

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