Getting Snippy

This weekend I bought myself a new tool. One I’ve wanted for a very long time. It doesn’t have a cord. It doesn’t have a battery pack. In fact, it’s pretty old-school and only set me back $15. Can you guess what it is? Tin snips! I’m really not sure why, but every time I […]

DIY Bath Bombs

To help ease the pain of having to give away our rooster, Herb, I thought a nice, long soak was in order. And what’s better than a warm bath? A warm bath with a bath bomb to soften and scent the water.  Better yet, you can make them yourself and have plenty on hand for […]


Well, after several months of loving, nurturing, and becoming attached to this one… …we’ve discovered that she’s actually Herb, not Peaches. And bless his heart, he sounds like a middle school boy with a changing voice. Soon he’ll be crowing at the crack of dawn. I imagine no one in the compound would be thrilled […]

Harvest Hues

0 boots • sweater • cuff • earrings • pillow • blanket • napkins • nail polish • platter • slippers Like Posted in beauty, design ideas, home, style

All Hallows’ Eve Eve

Happy Halloween Eve, friends. Tonight I walked into Blondie’s room and found this: The tables have turned, my friends, and this mama is feeling equal parts delight, sadness, and pride. When did my girl become old enough to start making her own costumes? Evidently the year I told her she could be whatever she wanted […]

Thanksgiving Table Setting

Yesterday I felt the need to play with a table scape for Thanksgiving, but I challenged myself to only work with things I had around the house. Here’s what I came up with… The “tablecloth” is an Ikea throw I swiped from the back of the living room sofa. All dishes came from my stash […]

American Goth-ick: Our Take

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again…Dr. Kyle has the coolest toys around, including a photo studio. Here’s our take on Grant Wood’s painting, American Gothic. Wood’s version Our version-American Goth-ick And now you know why I needed a post on a good facial cleanser. Happy Halloween!   Like Posted in ridiculousness