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Wednesday Wants: Pac-Man Stress Toys

So, feeling stressed? These toys from ThinkGeek look pretty fun to me. In addition to squeezing them for stress release, there is also the smile they’ll put on your face when you see them. ThinkGeek :: Pac-Man Stress Toys. Smiling is also de-stressing, right?

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Want: Cactus Flower

After watching Ingrid Bergman dance in this clip – I went ahead and bought Cactus Flower at Amazon. It’s very much how I used to feel like I looked while I was dancing, back in middle school.

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Want: Japanese peace lily

I’ve been killing my plants lately. Or, at any rate, the roses I bought after I chucked out my cucumber and tomato plants this summer have started wilting like crazy. I figure it is just a matter of time. So, for my next flower want – the Japanese Peace Lily …

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Want: The spring

I’m hit with a case of the January blues… It’s too dark, and Christmas is over. Right now I could do with a splash of colour and some spring weather.

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Wednesday Want: The House from Home Alone

Home Alone has become a Christmas classic in my family. The house is one of those things that seemed really magical. Not just for its interior decorations (although in the newer pictures, it doesn’t look as all as magical) but for the outside as well. The one thing I recently …

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Small gingerbread houses

Ooooh, this is nifty. Head over to not martha and check out the tiny gingerbread houses that go on the rim of mugs. Aren’t they adorable? I’m having coworkers over for Christmas cheer this evening, and if it wasn’t for the fact that I don’t have time to make this… …

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Want: Nancy Drew’s lunch

I’m not one of those very particular types – I’d be hopeless at cutting vegetables the same size, and neatly. Never mind the sandwich squares. However, I find the notion of that particular attention of detail appealing. As is the case with the lunch Nancy Drew brings to school on …

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Want: Mary Poppins’ bag (not literally)

I don’t think the appearance of the bag itself is anything to write home about. However, I am still trying to fit everything into one of my bags and failing, so clearly Mary Poppins’ bag company should get to it and mass produce. I am sure some of you would …

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Want: Cottage from The Holiday

I know this isn’t a real cottage, sadly. It was constructed for The Holiday And I know, that although it looks cozy on film – reality probably wouldn’t be as nice. (I already live with a cramped bathroom, and it’s not that great, to tell you the truth) Still, for …

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Want: Wooden statue from Salisbury Cathedral

This summer, we stopped by Salisbury Cathedral on our family vacation. My dad and I had read Sarum by Edward Rutherford, and this visit came after we’d been to Stonehenge. The cathedral in itself is fantastic, but I kind of got caught up in this wooden sculpture by Ernst Blensdorf. It …

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Want: Twinings Lady Grey

Maybe there is something about being a librarian… Most of the places I’ve worked, where there have been a large librarian population – tea breaks have been the norm, not coffee breaks. When I was out on work placement in the UK, I noted that my supervisor and colleagues were …

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Want: Temperance Brennan’s Jewelry

While rewatching Bones, I was reminded of how much I love Temperance Brennan’s jewelry. Since I first watched it, I have noticed that parts of my own collection tend to go in a similar direction. From the necklaces, which may be big and clunky or simpler silver, to an array …

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Want: Library from Beauty and the Beast

It actually has its own Facebook group, and is an absolutely magical place. I might be prejudiced because a) I am a librarian, b) I love books and c) at some point soon, I have to take books out of my shelves, in order to add more books. I could …

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Want(ed): Sofa

 When my sister M and I first talked about moving in together, there was a lot of planning prior to the actual moving. A lot of the time was spent discussing how we were going to decorate the place. One of the things we agreed on was that we wanted …