How does blogging increase your own happiness?

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Me – “So, what do you think?” Son answering in well rehearsed monotone voice , “yeah it’s great mom whatever you like.” What a smart guy. 🙂 This is the perfect comeback to nip a current topic right in the bud and move onto bigger and better things.  Can you relate? So when BlogHer asked […]

SNS link party #131 – Picture Perfect rooms!

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Full room makeovers linkup – featuring Faded Charm’s gorgeous dining room Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #131, the multi themed DIY link party!  * Home Decor / Gardening  * Crafts, / Sewing / Recipes / Printables / Blog tips * Theme of the week Every Fri 7pm  to Sunday 11 pm Pacific. Today I’m going to […]

Rustic and pretty… with a little help from Martha Stewart Crafts

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Martha Stewart came for a visit. Or should I say her line did. I was thrown a little challenge you see… The Product: Martha Stewart Crafts The Challenge: create something for Mother’s Day with it. Hmmm… so I thought… what would my mom like if she were still here?And since she isn’t, what would I like […]

Which opportunity is right for you?

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Just like you, I’ve been watching social media working it’s magic for bloggers all over. When you put yourself out there, amazing opportunities can seemingly pop out of nowhere and find you. Yes, you. Anything can happen to anyone if you’re putting yourself on the map in some way.So when I landed a book deal […]

Sat Nite Special #130 link party – repurposed furniture

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Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #130, the multi themed DIY link party!  * Home Decor / Gardening  * Crafts, / Sewing / Recipes / Printables / Blog tips * Theme of the week Every Fri 7pm  to Sunday 11 pm Pacific.One of my very favorite things in the world is to see what others do […]

Doing it yourself… because you can

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When my house was being renovated with the help of an amazing team, I remember feeling so relieved. I didn’t have the know how to do what they were doing nor the funds to hire for help. I even remember a comment I made to a friend. “I’ll never move again! I could NEVER do […]

Coffee pod storage with a crate and a basket

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coffee pod storage old crate and fry basket

I love my coffee! So I came up with this little coffee pod storage with a crate and a basket. A fry basket that is. And as all owners of pod coffee makers well know, you need coffee pod storage. I wasn’t too happy with the standard market fare, so I set out to devise […]

Sat Nite Special link party #129 – spring decorating!

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Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #129, the multi themed DIY link party!  * Home Decor / Gardening  * Crafts, / Sewing / Recipes / Printables / Blog tips * Theme of the week Every Fri 7pm  to Sunday 11 pm Pacific.This post is truncated for quicker loading. Please click below / left to continue.It’s spring! […]

The making of a music video set – Take 2 – REVEAL

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Today’s the day! The reveal of the set and video! Part 1 was HERE. Concept: the song is about a relationship breakup, so the thought of junk came into play. Imperfection reflecting how she was feeling, yet still hope and beauty out of what remained today. A farmer’s field was the perfect setting. A play […]