Fave 5!

This week has been a wistful one. After months of being calorie conscious I’ve been REALLY craving some indulgent sweets. Also, as it edges ever closer to summer (which appears to be coming unwillingly here in Michigan) my head’s been dreaming of new furniture, adorable tea-scapes, fantastic new home decor and out-door parties. This wistfulness I’m sure has beenRead more

Dollar Store Candy Bar

The summer season means a lot of pot lucks for me. Family gatherings, graduation parties, work outings and miscellaneous other picnics. And I’m not ashamed to say that sometimes, I get rather behind. That means that the night before I have to present some amazing treat to wow the masses – I’m panicked, rushing, and usually pretty grouchy.Read more

Mommy Bucks – tear off coupons [Free Printable]

Mommy Bucks - Mother's Day Coupons

I think I’ve started writing this post 15 times already. I just can’t put my feelings about my mom down in words. Everything I write sounds so trite and overdone. “She supported me, raised me, taught me…” It’s difficult to describe a person’s influence on you when it has been so vast. Moreover, its notRead more

Fave 5!

There’s a special kind of bond you get in art school.  Every one of your classmates watches while you struggle, bare your secrets, produce your proudest pieces- not to mention stay up for 3 days straight before final projects are due. I have to admit that sometimes I miss it. In my job I’m the onlyRead more

Quick and Easy Paper Basket How To

I saw this wonderful paper basket post from 2009 on The Little Blue Room, and thought it was SO CUTE! So, the next step was to make a cutting file for the paper basket, so that I could make multiples in a flash for Easter. And the step after THAT is sharing them all withRead more