At My Shop: Gifts that Give Back

I have a wonderful opportunity to team up with a foundation close to my heart. This December I am donating 100% of my proceeds from my Society6 shop to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research ...more

Respect, Honor, and Gratitude

THANK YOU to all veterans and active duty service men and women for your service and sacrifices. Blessings to you and your families ....more

7 Ways to Show Gratitude at Home

What makes a happy home? I'm sure it's different for every family because we come in all shapes and sizes. I must admit I'm not an expert here. I've witnessed plenty of chaos and more meltdowns than I want to admit at home. But through it all we have supported each other and, dare I say, even blossomed. And gratitude seems to be the common element that makes life the best. So here are five ways to share gratitude—family tested and approved....more

Seven Ways to Share Gratitude at Home

Gratitude seems to be the common element that makes life the best. So here are five ways to share gratitude—family tested and approved ....more

Halloween Costume and Decorating Tips

Looking for Halloween party ideas? How about an easy last-minute costume? Check out my Halloween Pinterest board for party ideas and costumes including: an easy costume DIY Spider Shades, Coffee-Filter Fairy Godmother No-Sew Halloween Costume, Chocolate Marshmallow Ghost cake, Scaredy-Cat Brownies, Pumpkin Mouse Motel, Pumpkin Carving Templates, and much more ....more

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month! The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and your local shelter invite you to visit a shelter and meet your new best friend ....more

We Must Have a Pie

a perfect handcrafted playlist for baking cookies, eating lots of pie, or doing dishes. Go ahead, pour a glass of pinot grigio and dance around the kitchen—it's the weekend! ...more

Summer Staycation

I live in a pretty amazing place so staying home this summer is really very nice. I mentioned in my last post that my daughter has her leg in a cast and the typical summer vacation spent at a pool.. ....more

Cabin Fever

Do you ever get cabin fever? This summer my daughter has her leg in a cast and that really makes summer plans less fun for her. So I'm dreaming up some plans to keep her busy while keeping the cast.. ....more

Craft Books: Sewing with Sarai Mitnick at Colette Patterns

Summer is a great time for crafting. Finding a great craft book is a wonderful source of inspiration. One of my sources of inspiration are the "little sewing epiphanies" via Sarai Mitnick at Colette Patterns ....more