Painted Chargers for a Holiday Feast


I have been toying with the idea for painted holiday plates for a while, but I’m not patchouli enough to hang out at the local pottery shop wearing Tevas and tube socks. Since Thanksgiving is upon us, I decided to do a little experiment with painting chargers. Neither chargers nor placemats have been of interest […]

Paper Cups and Thoughts on Stuff

 Yay! Today I am guest posting a fun and easy tutorial on paper cup lanterns over at Elizabeth Banks. Actually, thing is, I’m a day late on this. My post went up yesterday. Today if you go to you will see another post, a post I would much rather you read than my thing […]

Napkin Folding 101

I have a thing for folded napkins. Don’t ask me why or where it comes from, it just makes me feel good. My house could be in a state of filth unfit to grow penicillin with laundry piled to the ceiling and dishes in the sink…barely enough room on the table to eat a bowl […]

Confetti Cake Toppers

Cold evenings in late February. Cottage pie with friends. King cake for an appetizer. Chocolate cake for dessert. Paper valentines on the walls. Mardi Gras beads on the door. Paper hats on our heads. There is so much to celebrate… Cake Logic I have a five minute rule about cake decorating. It goes like this: No […]

Top 10 Romantic Movies (AKA The Anti-Superbowl)

It’s the first day of February, which means that I get to spend this weekend in an endemic plague of non-stop football commentary waiting for the Superbowl to descend upon me like some screaming, unholy, Pepsi-sponsored death rattle.  In other words: Can we get this over with? The fact is, not everyone likes football. I’m […]