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Minnie Mouse Birthday Party

This fabulous MINNIE MOUSE BIRTHDAY PARTY was submitted by Matthew Chang of Party Express. What a cute party! I love all of the fabulous Minnie Mouse party ideas in it! ...more

Adjustable Charm Bracelet

With every trend there comes an expensive price tag, and then you get individuals who will try to make those things for less. I don't think I need to spell out precisely where this knock off idea came from, but then again maybe I do… I love my Alex and Ani bangles, and to be honest I'd love to be able to buy them - all of them. Yet my bank account isn't limitless, and I know I'd get a few choice comments if I treated it as such. After all when your significant other is also your employer the back account is pretty much the same account as his....more

Finding flow in collaboration

 We started after breakfast, me unpacking colored paper, a pad of poster-sized pages, and a collection of happy office supplies (highlighters, markers, gel pens, post-its, tabbies, and eraser tape, for those who like that sort of thing, like me).On sheets of pink, green, purple and blue, I scribbled out our rough plot lines and separately, lists of characters....more

Which Veggies Will You Grow?

The tried and true -- or something new? Which veggies are you planning to grow this summer? Ah, summer ....more

Saturday Spirits: Gin & Herbs Spring Cocktail

My favorite thing about Spring is the emergence of all the fresh herbs. This cocktail is the perfect mix of fresh herbs and the wonderful aromatics of gin. Ingredients Shaker Muddler Ice Rocks glass with Ice 4 Slices of Cucumber (3 for beverage and 1 for garnish) 1 sprig thyme for garnish 1 oz Basil & Thyme Simple Syrup (See recipe below) ½ oz lime juice ( ½ of freshly squeezed lime) 1 ¼ oz Gin 2 oz Sparkling Water (Or Soda Water) Directions 1 ....more

Dreaming of “warmer” white

Dreaming of “warmer” white Though the calendar is close to flipping the page to April and the season is officially spring, winter’s white stuff remains the key element in Connecticut’s outside landscape. With more snow falling today, it’s time to dream of the “warmer” white that will … yes, will … come with warmer weather. amaryllis ‘Christmas Gift’ amaryllis ‘Christmas Gift’ close up Inside warmth allows amaryllis blooms to brighten spirits ....more

3/28/15 Daily Deals

Barbie I Can Be Zoo Doctor Play Set $28.97 $4.97 Pyrex 19 Piece Bake, Store and Prep Set with Colored Lids $79.99 $29.99 Craftsman 5/8 in. x 100 ft. All Rubber Hose $61.99 $38.99 Disney Infinity: Toy Box Starter Pack (2.0 Edition) – PlayStation 4 $59.99 $24.99 Hamilton Beach Electric Sandwich Maker $59.99 $19.96 Ava Bella Beach & Cooler Bags $34.99 $19.99 FRESHeTECH Shower Speakers $39.95-$69.95 $22.99-$44.99 Kalorik Rotary Belgian Waffle Maker $59.99 $34.99 Kalorik Stainless Steel 2-Slice Panini Grill $49.99 $29.99 Up to 66% off Kids’ Character PJs $22-$44 $9.97-$18.97 Twilight PeaPod Plus Travel Bed $120 $69.99 Full House: The Complete Series Collection $149.94 $48.99 The post 3/28/15 Daily Deals appeared first on One Good Thing by Jillee ....more

{Sweet Little Cuffs}

I started these cuffs back in May 2014. All that they really needed were a few more buttons and lace to tie them around the wrist. This week I sat down and finished them ....more

Saturday Morning Thrifting - Up-cycling & Re-purposing Possibilities

What would $22 buy thrifting on a Saturday morning? Old Grater #1. Old Grater #2 ....more

Italy Again & What Fear Wanted Me To Miss

I am trying to not be the lady that wants to invite you over to show you all of the photos from her big trip. I am trying to space it all out, mostly because it has taken me just about two weeks to decompress. As I have been going through my thoughts and photos, I am starting to see the bigger picture which is AWESOME but truthfully, I could have used some of that awesomeness DURING the trip ....more