Monthly Archives: March 2014

Monday Inspiration

Whenever I’m feeling down and out, I always find a little light when I log in to my social media sites and see all the wonderful things people are doing. Whether it’s making a new recipe from scratch, finishing a … Continue reading

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Yo Momma Monday: Maiden Jane

Meet Jane, 51, a quiltin’ mama of four from Cleveland, OH. She sells her quilts, pillows, totes and repurposed items in her Etsy shop and posts tutorials on her blog – Maiden Jane. I found her blog while searching for … Continue reading

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Craft Inspiration: Paper Mache

As a student of both Journalism and Graphic Design, magazines are my cup of tea. I devour all of the articles, and I am always intrigued by print design. Unfortunately, some smaller magazines have fallen victim to the advent of … Continue reading

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Respect Your Mother – An Update

Thrift shopping and furniture restoration go hand in hand. It’s not very often that you will pick up a piece of furniture at the thrift store and it’s the perfect color and style that you wanted. If you have ever … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursdays

There is just something about vintage kitchen accessories that just make my heart happy. I’m not even completely certain what it is about them, all I know is that I am a complete nutcase for them. So, when I decided … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Kate Payne

Sometime last year, I was virtually introduced to Kate Payne, the author of The Hip Girl’s Guide to Homemaking. I don’t remember how the introduction occurred, but from the moment I visited her website, I’ve been hooked. I was so … Continue reading

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My Healthy Life: A Journey

My efforts in maintaining a healthy life have been very lackluster lately, to say the least. It’s a lot harder than I thought to take care of a home, a cute little baby (although at 15 months, she’s a big … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursdays: Coffee can planter tutorial

Now that we are FINALLY getting some rain in California, I don’t feel ironic for posting garden inspiration and tutorials. Since we will be moving soon, I didn’t want to get my full garden going, so I made a coffee … Continue reading

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My Creative Business Journey: Inspiration

My boyfriend’s favorite thing to say is “Pinterest ruined my life.” And I guess there is some truth to that. I have ruined a lot of meals, made him wait hours for some meals and have had to make emergency/expensive … Continue reading

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