• An Up And Down Week

    Helping loved ones with their health needs, a successful jewelry buying trip, hitting the road to estate sale meetings, a big online store sale, new restaurant reviews, preparing the online store for holiday sales.
  • Back To Jewelry

    Back to Sunday night jewelry posting after seven weeks, loved ones health update, new grocery store review, visiting a couple of our sales, switching gears to costume jewelry as a change of pace.
  • Settling In

    Settling in at home after 8 months away, resolving printer issues, preparing to meal plan, new restaurant review, taking care of my own health appointments, trying Crumbl Cookies for the first time, making a summer plan for jewelry.
  • Our Triumphant Return

    Preparing for and coming back to Mount Prospect for the summer, restaurant reviews in AZ and IL, making final decisions on jewelry to ship home and sell, a rocky time traveling with two dogs.
  • Coming Home Soon

    Booking our plane tickets to return home, more setbacks on the medical front, shipping more jewelry home for the caravan, keeping on top of estate sale paperwork, posting more jewelry online.
  • New Federico Jewelry On The Way

    Working on a different category of jewelry, new photography props, transitioning work areas due to a weather change, doing a bit of thrift shopping, new restaurant review.
  • Schmooze / Mother's Day 2023

    Time to fluff up the furbabies, new restaurant review, working to make progress on the healthcare front, a low-key Mother's Day.
  • Last Native American Jewelry Lot For A While

    Family health developments, the height of the estate sale season, selling plan for the rest of our time this spring.
  • AZ Tiki Oasis 2023

    Visiting AZ Tiki Oasis for the first time, awesome summer cooling idea, family health update, restaurant report, online store progress.
  • Turquoise Is Back

    Posting the first jewelry lot in a month, completing taxes for the year, U-Box is on its way home, new restaurant reviews, attending a great vintage show.
  • A Near Miss

    Witnessing a car accident for the first time, checking out the home that got away, cookie trip, pop-up sale visit, antique mall disappointment, dining in Old Town at a peak tourist time, revving up the jewelry caravan for next week.
  • Easter 2023

    A small holiday celebration, missed important appointment, home woes continue, U-Box is in, improving tax preparation.