I didn't hint at this being something available to her, but there were things in the story that suggested she probably had somewhere she can keep material things, so I consider this something someone could have predicted.
Like, it would've been a very impressive prediction, worthy of many cookies, but still!
While I am avoiding showing Hope's thoughts for the time being, I decided Hope talking to herself while alone was okay for a few reasons.
One of those reasons was simply that too many mysteries to keep track of can become more annoying than intriguing, and I wanted it to be at least somewhat clear what the heck even with this page.
At least, I hope it's somewhat clear. This page took me a while, because APPARENTLY, past me thought detailed backgrounds were important on this page!
HOW DARE THEY