'Cause sometimes you want to adorn yourself, prison style.
I’m not going to say how much my wedding cost because that’s not classy or whatever, but I will say this: It was half what ever your wedding cost, and this is how I did it.
What questions do you have about cooking or buying or preparing or hosting or going to Thanksgiving or how to set a table, or serve or wear? Ask away, because that’s what I’ll be answering over the next few weeks.
Aestheticians enjoy working on me. One less than tactful lady could hardly contain her joy when she exclaimed “Your pores are HUGE. And there’s SO MUCH IN THEM.”

May 1, 2013 at 5:00pm | 242 comments

So, I went to a knitting convention this weekend. It was pretty awesome.
All that time, stretching before us -- full of possibility!
I'm the MacGyver of Beauty!
Most of you know how I feel about Pinterest. I don’t know how many of you follow my “I don’t believe you board,” but there have been some doozies.

Mar 18, 2013 at 1:00pm | 186 comments

ethical fashion
Recycling what drunk people leave behind is much more ethical than what a lot of clothing brands do today.
chub rub
CHUB RUB: When the inner thighs of a human touch, and upon locomotion, rub together, thus causing friction resulting in a number of maladies including, but not limited to chafing, blisters, rashes, bleeding, bumps and discoloration.

Mar 13, 2013 at 12:00pm | 157 comments

adventures in crazy brain
Including a cold-brew how-to, better hipster ketchup, documentary madness, drugstore lipstick I love and nerdy art-making. AND SO MUCH MORE.
beauty secrets
For every strange cause-and-effect beauty theory my mother handed down to me, she had some equally effective remedies for hair and skin that come straight from the kitchen.
home decor
I've figured out some inexpensive yet fancy ways to personalize your homestead.
I was initially all, “Ugh, just leave the donut alone guys,” because you can’t improve what is already perfect. But then I became intrigued.
During the course of all my temping, I began to notice something peculiar and alarming. As the warm weather turned cooler, and cold and flu season got into full swing, people around me were coming into work sick.

Oct 6, 2013 at 12:00pm | 117 comments

A few tips and tricks I've learned along my ginger path.
The energy and excitement I put into this whole kombucha project only proved that I probably do need more friends.

Mar 27, 2013 at 2:30pm | 107 comments

iron-on letters