Electrical Leopard

In my never-ending effort to infuse animal print into every nook in my home, I decided to cover my kitchen’s electrical outlets in leopard.   Initially I was thinking about decoupage wrapping paper, but considering the number of times I have wiped splatters of cake batter and spaghetti sauce off my kitchen outlets (don’t act like […]

London Calling

You know you are *Officially Nonathletic* when it takes an Ab Fab 20th Anniversary Olympic Special to get you excited about the games. …but now that I watched the special last night, I’m all hopped up on adrenaline and athletic fervor. I feel like getting sweaty. Or riding a bike. Or wearing something spandex with […]

27 Ways To Use Coconut Oil

What is the Vietnamese word for buzz saw? I don’t know, but I’m pretty sure I heard it the last time I took my mangled feet to get a pedicure. It’s true: I have ugly feet.  And half-way through sandal season (ie now) they are at their ugliest. I would show you pictures but I […]

$3.00 Rainbow Doily Spinners

I had been saving this idea a for a baby shower, but dontchaknow, all the babies-to-be that I know are being showered out-of-state this year. Just the same, I’m not letting that stop me — I made a small scale model to share with you guys today. I mean, someone out there must have a […]

Door Paint: Anything But White

Living room: Chocolate Shake Greige with a Tomato colored couch. I am painting my doors.   All of them.  Most of them have gaps at the top and need to be rehung and/or sanded down anyway, so as long as they are coming down they are getting a facelift. Not that they need it or […]

Armadillo Dip

Last week I mentioned how much a wanted to invite you over for margaritas and armadillo dip on the porch. And I meant it. I really would like to have you over and stuff. However, I did not mean I would be serving you armadillo. Please rest assured and know that, in my home, no […]

CHA Recap

Vicki, Hailey, and Alexa having a good time at the iLovetoCreatebooth. Thank you to the folks at iLovetoCreate for inviting me to join them at the Craft and Hobby Show (CHA) this week. My previous experience with trade shows had been mostly non-fun stuff with non-fun people and spokes models (read:  Hooters girls) wearing nearly […]

Modern Mermaid Pillow

I’m big on mermaids these days. I’m not sure if it’s a trend, or if it’s because my two-year-old niece Abigail has thing for Disney’s The Little Mermaid, or if it’s because I want mermaid hair…but whatever it is, I like it. Mermaids are turquoise. Mermaids are swirly. Mermaids are sequined. In other words: what […]