Monthly Archives: October 2013

remembering Grandma – with a jewelry cross

I don’t know about your grandma, but both of mine have boxes of costume jewelry. My grandma Avis and I would spend hours when I was a kid sorting through her pieces and organizing them. (Actually, I think a lot of her jewelry is real not costume so if she’s reading this and gasping I…

We all need an inspiration board, right? cork board makeover!

First of all, let me say…. this is the first day in about 2 weeks that I have had complete alone time. I’m getting into a groove with my girls in a new school/MDO and have about 4 hours on Thursdays all alone!! I do have some actual work to do, (and I cleaned the…

DIY crossbody tote using old leather belt

Since my post on making leather cuffs out of old belts (DIY leather cuff blog) I have become slightly obsessed with old leather belts. ¬†When I was working in TV, I did a story with Ashley from the blog Sugar and Cloth¬†– she did an awesome DIY camera strap project for my show and I…

DIY taco shells – using muffin pan

We have a 7+ year long tradition in our house… margarita & pizza every Thursday. It’s been great – I never have to worry about what to make for dinner (and, hey – who doesn’t love margaritas?) So, I decided to start “Taco Tuesday” … just think of all the options (greek, lettuce wraps, etc)!…