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The Aeronautical Cocktail Shaker, Covert Design With Class

 Having your home bar stand out from the others is often about finding unique accessories.  Even better is when you find gadgets like the Covert Aeronautical Cocktail Shaker which look great and offer an even better back story....more

The iGrill Mini, A High-Tech Meat Thermometer for Your Phone

While bluetooth meat thermometers have been around for a few years now, finding one that worked was a challenge.  The iGrill Mini seems to of finally broken through the barrier and into a world of smartphone and bluetooth harmony.  And we love it!...more

Pinterest Boards for Easy Home Projects with Ikea Furniture

  Ikea makes it so easy to shop for and decorate with cleverly designed pieces that tend to look good anywhere. For some people, the Ikea catalog is more exciting than the Victoria’s Secret catalog because it is packed with decorating ideas and beautiful, simple photography. Since they’re so simple and often utilitarian, artsy folks have a blast refinishing Ikea decor, and there are a ton of easy home proejcts that start off with a piece of Ikea furniture....more

Brain potpourri

Played grease monkey with my father-in-law last month as he taught me...more

creating a new baby memory book

as a new mom of twin girls, i knew that i wanted to document as much of their first moments of life as possible. one of the best ways to do that is to put together a memory album – which you can either hand-make or buy a pre-made version at any baby store. no matter what type you plan to use to document your baby’s “firsts,” you can still put together something that’s meaningful to you and your family. i’ve compiled a list of keepsakes to think about saving to include in your baby’s memory book!...more

Foto Friday - Scenes of Newburyport

Newburyport, Massachusetts is my hometown. I was lucky to grow up in such an incredible place, a place that my entire family and previous generations has grown up. I like to joke that I’m a third generation townie… however, it could be more like 6th generation.Growing up, I took for granted what a special place Newburyport is. Like any high-schooler, I wanted out. After four years of college in the western part of the state, I realized that there was nothing better than my little hometown. And as I get older, it has become one of my favorite places to photograph....more

Fruit and Veggie Cook Bookmarkers

MaterialsPatterns (Below)9" x 12" art paper various colors9" x 12" tagboard               ...more

How to revive Someone who blacks out

Fainting, or “blacking out,” has numerous causes. Sometimes the person “comes to” quickly (e.g., the cause is prolonged standing in heat), or the person won’t respond (illness), and this kind of cause can be life threatening.Signs someone’s about to faint include frequent yawning, chest tightness, teetering, heart palpitations, nausea, a slow pulse, dizziness, lightheadedness, and sweaty, cool and/or pale skin....more

Denim Junkie: Fall Organizing

Denim Junkie-Fall Organizing Somehow the change of seasons always prompts closet organization. My jeans needed to be sorted through desperately. As much as I try to purge my jeans regularly, my denim collection just seems to get bigger and bigger and my closet smaller and smaller....more

Ideas to Redecorate Study Room

We often decide the colour schemes, layouts, and themes of our rooms according to the purpose they are meant to serve. Study rooms work in a similar manner. Most of us use a part of our bedroom or living room as our study area, but this is not a healthy thing to do because of distractions and other factors. A study room is meant entirely for the purpose of working, studying, reading, or doing anything that’s related to books or electronic tools that aid one’s studies, therefore the place should be as cosy and comfortable as possible....more