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

More Stuff I Like…and Stuff

When I like a beauty product, like really like it, I feel the need to share the love, whether it comes from The Walmarts or a hoity beauty counter. Here are my current favs: If you were to ask my 16 year old self if I’d ever be rubbing oil into my face on purpose I would […]

Fabric Love: Office Inspiration

I saw this fabric a few days ago and just couldn’t get it out of my head. I mean, color, a touch of whimsy, what’s not to love? source I don’t have a spot for this fabric in my home at the moment (Dr. Kyle and My Dude might frown on the pink), but that […]

Rejoice with me! It is found! And a boot shaper Tutorial

My closet floor, that is. Remember what it looked like? I know, right? But thanks to you, my closet accountability partners, it now looks like this: Ahhhhh. And do you see those ridges in the carpet? That is from an actual vacuum cleaner. I even cleared a spot for boots by moving one of the shoe […]

Keepin’ it Real, People!

I can’t believe I’m about to do this, but desperate times call for desperate measures. Take a look at my closet. That blinding light near the top is not a booming voice from above, admonishing me to clean my closet, but it should be. It’s my chandelier, but not even a little bit of pretty […]

More Round Top Fun: Leftovers Antiques and Zapp Hall

One of my favorites stops during Round Top was a fantastic place called Leftovers Antiques in Brenham. There is a little bit of everything there. Lovely antique furnishings and accessories, beautiful bedding and rugs, clothing, you name it. And lovely collections of all sorts of things. Each year owners Ed and Michael host Jazz night at […]