Thinking in Swatches

Never thought I would get up on the interwebs and sing the praises of teal and gray. Yet here we are, a week after I took this picture, and I’m looking to insert these colors into everything in sight. Last night I started wrapping a butter yellow napkin around to my old green garden hose […]

Dear Tomato Plants

Guess who is going to be getting busy in the dirt this  weekend? I am attempting to compensate for my black thumb by leaving love notes to my garden lovelies. Don’t laugh. It might actually work. Happy Weekend Come stop by my site to read the full post!

The Planter Purse

Raise your hand if you have a kooky neighbor who uses boots and suitcases as planters. Raise your hand if you are the kooky neighbor who uses boots and suitcases as planters. Ah Ha! Thought so. So, I didn’t have any boots around this summer, but this cheapy old teal green faux patent leather purse […]

The Fickle Kitty: For Cats Who Hate Toys

Warning: This post is 90% gratuitous cat photos and 10% craft tutorial for people who enjoy gratuitous cat photos. If you are a dog person, feel free to click away and see what Perez is doing today. Try back again tomorrow. So here is the thing about cat toys: not that many cats like them. […]

Party math: Are you a left brain or a right brain?

The world is divided into two kinds of people: left brains and right brians (see description). So, I was recently at an event that was swanky enough to require me to wear pantyhose in 90degree heat. It was awful. No one was having a good time. Somewhere in the mumbles of small talk, a guest […]

A Mermaid Parade for Munchkins

Anyone going to the Coney Island Mermaid Parade this weekend? Lucky you! Although, if you have a munchkin at home like these little ladies, I’m guessing the answer is no. Sadly, despite its name friendly name, the Mermaid Parade isn’t exactly munchkin-friendly. Hello tattooed bearded lady! Did you paint that bikini all by yourself?  So […]

Hello, Inigo Montoya!

Just a mock up. This frame is far too ostentatious.   Good news y’all. I did it. I finally found a place in Mexico that is preserving the fine art of black velvet painting. Their name is, and I’m dead serious here; From Scary Clowns to Republicans ~ The Tijuana Black Velvet Painting Galleriesof Indignico […]