antiques
There's something about a 50, 60, 100-year-old piece of furniture that evokes in me a sense of wonder.
weekend
I'm grown, it's summertime, and sometimes you have to sit around in airy garments and eat cold treats so you don't melt into a puddle. No apologies and no shame.
weekend
Making your own jewelry with nail polish and findings is super duper simple.
gardening
Gardening really comes down to two things. Know your plants, and know where they’ll grow.
in

Jul 24, 2014 at 6:00pm | 28 comments

weekend
As easy as it is to pick up some Sara Lee from the store, it’s even easier to make a good crust at home. It just takes a little science.
gardening
As long as you pay attention, keep the soil wet and the lights on, you’ll be harvesting greens for weeks to come.
in

Jul 17, 2014 at 5:00pm | 13 comments

makers kit
Like my mother before me, I have never been able to keep a plant happy or healthy.
xofood
If you want a warm nacho cheese snack done right, you've got to do a warm nacho cheese snack yourself.
weekend
Three steps for basic T-shirt surgery.
weekend
fragrance
weekend
Here is a quick tutorial to make your own mermaid tail and release your inner sea siren.
acid wash jeans
The internet is teeming with “OMG Remember The Nineties?” flashback listicles, so it might be as good a time to resurrect grungy, acid wash jeans.
ufyh
Sister CleanJeans doesn’t deserve to see a better version of your house than you do.
cleaning
If it’s true that a book lover’s collection can never really be considered “complete,” then I’m (at the very least) approaching my quota.
xofood
Themed food, ugh. But you CAN celebrate PRIDE with dishes that fill your plates with a rainbow of gorgeous, delicious and unexpected seasonal veggies. Annnnnnnnd I also made gourmet rainbow shots.
brunch
Sometimes I want a cocktail that isn’t one of the standbys. Sometimes I want to break out of my rut.
gardening
the joy of cooking
Vegetarians -- and anyone else squeamish about raw meat -- might want to skip this one.
craft
I'm not obsessed with quilting just because I have loving memories of the old people in my family doing it.
in

Jun 22, 2014 at 9:00am | 59 comments

frozen
construction adventures
Instead, we secured almost all the funds we will need with credit cards, and started digging. I hope that’s not a metaphor.
in

Jun 17, 2014 at 5:00pm | 31 comments

pattern making
There are no rules; this isn't some kind of sewing Fight Club.