Today is a great day, for not only was the Duchess of Cambridge delivered of a daughter today, the world was delivered of a Lolabelle. Happy birthday, Lola! Everyone knows, only real princesses are born on May 2nd. It's also a great day to do something creative. Here are some ideas to get you started! 1. Faux malachite obelisks 2. Cork candles 3. Pasta and pompom … Read More.
The nice folks over at Etsy asked me to think of a homemade gift idea that kids-of-all ages could make for their moms for Mother's Day. And, as much as I love a good glue-and-glitter coffee mug, I wanted to come up with something that the mom population would want and use. Something practical. Something nice. Something she could leave out on the coffee table to hold remote … Read More.
There are two kinds of people in the world; cake people and frosting people. Cake people love cake. They like muffin bottoms, and pie, and never cut the crusts off their bread. Frosting people love frosting. They only like the tops of muffins, the innards of pies, and rarely belong to the clean plate club. Neither one is bad or good, we just nee dot recognize that these are … Read More.
Before I get to this week's list of happy distractions, I want to thank everyone for their response to my last post. It wasn't difficult to write but it was … Read More.
“Mrs. Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself.” This is the opening to Virginia Woolf’s famous 1925 novel, Mrs. Dalloway. It’s a book about a lot of … Read More.
Earth Day is an occasion when we are asked to consider what we can do to help our planet. A great place to start is by finding ways to recycle, or as I like to call … Read More.
As part of the summer celebrations campaign, Michael's asked me to put together a Father's Day project for kids of all ages. Something that families can work on … Read More.
A fascinating peek inside these haute couture ateliers. Gilbert Blythe is dead. Heart = broken. Watch a documentary on a small town overrun with spiritual … Read More.
Happy Friday everybody! I'm going to be honest. It’s been a goat rodeo around here and I’m still catching up. In addition to the regular drill, for some reason, I … Read More.