Pimp My Gourd


-+*Now is as good of a time as any to tell you that I watch ice dancers on youtube late at night and sometimes I get really angry that they are not wearing enough bling. I mean, the hell? If you can’t count on ice-effing-dancers to hold down the sequin quota, who can you count […]

Dear Turd Burglar

-+*Dear Turd Burglar, Look at you.  More important, look at what you have become. You have elevated yourself to the rank of persons who steal craft goods. Not cash. Not guns. Not electronics. No TB, you went for the win and used your dark talents to snag a decorative autumnal wreath. I know what you […]

Tie-Dyeing for Formal Dining

-+*There are so many reasons I love setting the table for an autumn feast: Thanksgiving, Rosh Hashanah, breaking the fast for Yom Kipur, Autumnal Solstice, International Talk Like a Pirate Day, Be Bald and Free Day… the list goes on. Here, I decided to set up a formal dinner party for Halloween. A small, spooky […]

Let’s Get Leafy

-+*It’s fall y’all.  …or autumn y’all.  …or pumpkin latte season at Starbucks y’all.   Let’s embrace it. Let’s get leafy. If you have followed this blog for a while you might recognize this project. It’s a lot like the valentine garland I hung up last February. It was supposed to come down by March but […]

Thanks, Rats!

-+*Look what I found… Took out the garbage this weekend and do you know what I found? The most extraordinary turquoise and purple berries. Aren’t they wonderful? Y’all, I swear to you these images are not photoshoped.  This is the real deal. They are turqoise and purple. Now, when was the last time you saw […]

Autumn Wreath 2010

-+*Can you spot Lola? Her autumnal camouflage is seamless! Tomato Red & Turquoise, Oh My!  Sweater weather is here and I couldn’t be happier. Mother Nature has turned my little tree lined street into a beautiful, golden riot of color. Mother Nature will never be outdone but I can certainly do my part to color […]