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Holiday Gift Guide, Vol. 1

There is so much going on this holiday season that have decided to break down the holiday gift guide I’m working on. I’ll be sharing a little of everything every week for the next few weeks, including holiday sales and … Continue reading

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Homemade Holidays: DIY Swap – An update

I can barely contain my excitement for the Homemade Holidays: DIY Swap at Shine on Sunday! It’s my first time hosting something like this, and I love how it’s all coming together. There have been some changes since my last … Continue reading

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Friday Finds

As I was going over our calendar and how many weeks we have until Thanksgiving, Cecilia’s birthday, Christmas and Freddy’s arrival, I literally gasped. It’s crazy. I’ve started making lists. All kinds of lists. Home project lists, craft lists, gift … Continue reading

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Homemade Holidays: Craft and Food Swap

Last year, I bought Kate Payne’s Hip Girls Guide to Homemaking and learned about food swapping. Through her site, I found the Food Swap Network and researched how to hold my own food swap. But here’s the thing. There are … Continue reading

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Hometown Tourist

Nowadays, it’s very rare that I get out and explore. Even in my own town. Our days already feel so packed as it is, and with a toddler, it can take a few hours to prepare for just one hour … Continue reading

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Where we do our Living

Right now, our living is in a transitional state. There’s Cecilia’s little cabinet that we got her at the antique fair, waiting to return to her room when space permits. We have an old bookcase that we’re not in love … Continue reading

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Specialty Coffee Week Happenings!

Today marks the kickoff of Sacramento’s very first Specialty Coffee Week. And with craft coffee roasters like Temple, Insight, Chocolate Fish and Old Soul putting Sacramento on the coffee map, it’s about time we dedicated a week to celebrate all … Continue reading

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DIY Work in Progress + Waffles!

I’ve been painting since I was a little kid. I never considered myself to be excellent at it, but it’s something I’ve always enjoyed. One of the things that I love the most about it is that it’s totally forgiving. … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Amy Cluck-McAlister of Amy is the Party

Amy Cluck-McAlister, whom I met two years ago when she donated some wonderful handmade jewelry to a fundraiser I was organizing, is a creative force to be reckoned with in the Sacramento indie community. She runs Amy is the Party, … Continue reading

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DIY Inspiration: Wall Love

Our walls are borrrring. We’ve hung up two posters in our living room, and while we have some more to hang up…I would like to hang up more than just posters. I’ve been searching through thrift stores, flea markets and … Continue reading

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