Super Bowl Snacking

January 29, 2015 0 Comments
Super Bowl Snacking

Sometimes, the most simple things in life turn out to be the most beautiful. In this case, the easiest recipes I know happen to be the most delicious! On a Superbowl Sunday afternoon, there is nothing more comforting than relaxing in a fuzzy sweatshirt with a big bowl of chips and dip. WARNING: These recipes […]

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A Clever Way to Organize Your Jewelry

January 21, 2015 0 Comments
A Clever Way to Organize Your Jewelry

Question: What do you get when you combine an old cutting board, push pins, and the leftover contents of a craft drawer? Answer: A clever way to keep all of your delicate necklaces organized! This jewelery organizer was born out of necessity, like most of my other “do-it-yourself” projects. About 5 of my favorite necklaces […]

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Creative Kitchen Hacks

January 14, 2015 0 Comments
Creative Kitchen Hacks

A cluttered space makes for a cluttered mind. I wholeheartedly believe in the truth of this statement. It is crucial for one to get organized for many reasons, but mostly because it leads to increased productivity and concentration in all areas of life. A trouble area for many folks is their kitchens. Growing up, my […]

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Organizing on a Dime

January 8, 2015 0 Comments
Organizing on a Dime

Now that the holiday season is in our rear view mirrors, it’s finally time to pack up all the Christmas decorations and get organized for the rest of the winter! I find I can think more clearly and accomplish much more when I am working and living in a clean, organized environment. Taking a few […]

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Hanging Up The Holidays

December 23, 2014 0 Comments
Hanging Up The Holidays

After 23 days, the BIG day is almost here! Christmas is now less than 48 hours away. This month was crammed full with crafting, baking, eating, and laughing and this weekend,  I was left with a big stack of beautiful Christmas cards on my kitchen counter top. Instead of leaving this gorgeous notes in a […]

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Homemade Holiday Treats

December 18, 2014 0 Comments
Homemade Holiday Treats

There are few things in life that feel better than receiving a homemade treat right around the holiday season. There is something so comforting about indulging in a rich piece of handcrafted toffee, brittle, or fudge while the snow is falling gently outside. I am a big believer in the power of handmade presents and […]

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On the 10th day of December…

December 10, 2014 0 Comments
On the 10th day of December…

After years spent grumbling and griping about the holidays, this December has been very different! So far, it has been a month full of crazy Christmas crafts and all of the decorating has me full of cheer! After filling up my apartment to the brim with glitter and lights, I noticed my front door was […]

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A Fresh Perspective On Paint

November 24, 2014 0 Comments
A Fresh Perspective On Paint

There are two things that always change my perspective on things and make my day that much better. A good night’s sleep and a fresh coat of paint. Last week, a little elbow grease and a can of gold spray paint completely changed my perspective on a small, metal bar caddy I rescued from a […]

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Hollow Book Hideaway

November 10, 2014 0 Comments
Hollow Book Hideaway

Over the years, there are some items that seem to mysteriously collect in the corners of my closets. Old books happen to be one of them! I have shelves and shelves full of old books that I have either read over the years,  friends have lent me, or that I picked up with the intention […]

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Election Day Libations

November 4, 2014 0 Comments
Election Day Libations

After months of campaign ads, speeches and debates, Election Day is finally here! Election Day is a little bit like the Super Bowl for journalists. It’s an extremely fun, but slightly stressful time as our entire news team tries to cover all of the big races from across the viewing area. After getting up early […]

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