Between Intermittent Panic Attacks....

 Overall,  I think it has been a good day so far.    A decent night's sleep and getting up two hours later than on a work day had me feeling better about life this morning.   Toasting  bagels for the Manor's signature breakfast dish, the Spouse and I enjoyed quiet time on the mountain. I needed a "finger food" dish to go for this afternoon and while standing in line at Wal-Mart last night,  decide...more

Owl Skirt

This is a long overdue post about a skirt that I made for myself more than a year ago.  I hardly sew clothes for myself (other than this DIY shorts) for fear that it'll end up horrible looking and I'd have to throw it out.... what a waste of time, effort AND fabric!...more

tips for refinishing wood furniture


Make Your Own Book Cover

 For Honors English next year, I needed a composition book. First off, I HATE composition books, especially the pattern on the cover. Second, you can't cleanly rip out pages and I tend to rip out pages A LOT!Well, enough of me ranting, here's the tutorial!  ...more

DIY multicolor bracelet! By @themorasmoothie

diy gold and glittery fall decor

Fall crafts time! Well, sorta....more

What's Caught My Eye


Easy DIY Halloween Crafts

Halloween is almost here!  I love scoping out clearance sections for deals on seasonal decor.  My favorites are Target, Williams-Sonoma, Bath & Body Works and Kohl's - unfortunately, it can be hit or miss at times.  Sometimes, stores will have great looking decor at winning prices, and other times, they seem to market cheaply made or too-trendy items that aren't even worth purchasing at 90% off.  An easy way...more

DIY Home Decor - String Art!

DIY Polka-Dot Tote Bag

For those of you who know me, you would know that I am a HUGE fan of polka dots.Awhile back I bought a two pack of canvas totes from Micheal's for a Primary project....more