My OBT

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


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Etsomnia™ 220: Getting Separated

I made something like this once using one of my mother’s slips and a headband. Even at the age of 4, I knew it was bad.

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™ 181: The OOAK Wedding Issue

OOAK wedding cuff. Sometimes, Etsy can render even me speechless.

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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