Flea Market Curiosities

a tongue and cheek expose of the dark side of flea markets

Flea Market Curiosities With Halloween approaching next month, I thought I'd share some of the curiosities I saw at the flea markets this summer. Curiosities are strange or unusual objects, and there are plenty to be found at swaps and fairs. This summer was not lacking in peculiar object … [Read more...]



Reflections - 2014 in Review I say this every year, but I can't believe how quickly this year came and went. At this time last year, my husband received an offer for a wonderful job at a great company in the Midwest.  As I take stock of the past year and prepare for 2015, I realize just how many … [Read more...]

Hello Cleveland!

hello cleveland

Hello Cleveland!What a crazy whirlwind week. It started last Tuesday when we moved our son into his new apartment in the Boston area. Then on Wednesday, I had the carpets cleaned in our rental house which in retrospect was not the best idea, but it was the only day that worked. I did learn that … [Read more...]

Hello 2014

hello 2014

Hello 2014 2014 is going to be a year of change for my family and At Home on the Bay. It all started a few months back when a retained search firm contacted my husband about a job opportunity in Cleveland. It came at the perfect time because my husband was contemplating a change. We have never … [Read more...]

I Had a Dream

Dream picnic

I had a dream. It was a lovely afternoon. The air was crisp. The sun was warm. We decided to pack a picnic. The perfect spot was found under the old apple tree.There were fresh cut flowers in a mason jar.  The last of the seasonal blossoms from the cutting garden gave the air a sweet … [Read more...]