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 […]

No-Sew Flying Spaghetti Monster


Know what’s cuter than a cute dog? A cute dog dressed like spaghetti. Yup. It’s happening.  Kiki’s dog Abraham is one of those dogs that never stops moving. I think it’s a terrier thing. Jumping, dancing, hugging, wiggling, kissing the mailman, barking orders at the squirrels. Weird thing – he likes wearing clothes. He doesn’t even […]

DIY Dry Erase Board

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Office Depot, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #inspirestudents http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstSome women are crazy about shoes; I’m all about the school supplies. Give me a pencil sharpener and a box of crayons and I’ll show you a happy […]

Five Minute Tassel Necklaces

Ways in Which Tassels are Rad by Aunt Peaches. Tassels are rad because of lots of the following reasons. Ahem: 1. Tassels look very cool.2. Your cat will think they are toys.3. Tassels make your outfit look ethnic and bohemian enough to be interesting, but not so ethnic and bohemian you look like you work […]

School Supply Makeover with Tape

 Hot and bothered, August is known as the only month without holidays. What’s up with that? As a kid that bugged me. Could they not come up with a holiday for August? Were they waiting for someone to die so they could be commemorated? Why would there be no big hoopla August holiday? As an […]

Back to School Homework Caddy

Well folks, it’s that time of year again: Polish your apples and sharpen your pencils. It’s time to get ready to go back to school!* * Whoa. Did you hear the collective sigh of relieved parents all across the internet? Me too! When I was coming up, the best part of back to school shopping […]

Successful Tie Dye – a first!

Remember a year ago when I attempted to reverse bleach die my curtains dark blue and everything tasted like pool water for days? Yeah. This is not that. Remember when I tried to tie dye my bedspread shibori inky dark blue and it came out looking like Finding Nemo blue? Yeah. This is not that […]

Burlap Canvas Jewelry Organizer

Something about burlap makes me want to wear rhinestones. That’s probably pretty odd considering burlap is intended as something to hedge a garden or transport potatoes, but who am I to fight a winning combo? Sometimes opposites attract. It’s a good thing. Okay, it’s not always a good thing (remember when Lance Armstrong was dating […]