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

Summer Colors: Minnesota

I'm soaking up the amazing colors of summer in Minnesota this week. Location: Westwood Hills Nature Center, St. Louis Park, MN ....more

T.F.I.O.S. {Read the Book and See the Movie}

Can a short life be a full life? And if you knew your days were numbered would you have the courage to make it the bigger than you imagined possible. When author John Green writes about Hazel Grace Lancaster and.. ....more

How to Select the Perfect Table for Your Home

Every home is unique. To match your needs with the best table check out the ideas in the photo below ....more

Container Gardens: Grow Your Own Salad Greens

Grow yummy salad greens right on your patio or deck in a container garden ....more

12 Gift Ideas for Mother's Day

May 11th is Mother's Day. Have you picked out something special the moms in your life? Here are 12 ideas that I love ....more

Entryway Organizing Tips

When the kids walk in the door, the entryway quicly becomes a clutter magnet. the good news is you can make this space organized and kid-friendly with just a few stylish ideas ....more