Bumbershoot Music & Arts Fest – Seattle, WA

Bumbershoot is this coming weekend, Sept 3-5, 2011. I know. I promise to start doing these road trips a little further in advance so you can actually, oh, I don't know, maybe PLAN to go! Anyway, Bumbershoot is one of the granddaddies of the current music fest trend. Held in Seattle, WA, 2011 is the […]

Wordless Wednesday: Zona Rosa

Blue Crown Zona Rosa Kansas City MO

These crowns are part of the decor at Zona Rosa shopping center near Kansas City. They're suspended over the street intersections.

Berry Crisp Recipe: Breakfast of Champions

Fantastic Berry Crisp

I love Berry Crisp. I find it to be one of those foods that is good for dessert or for breakfast. It's gotta be better for you than sugary cereals, right? Or is that just a good excuse to have dessert for breakfast? This is my berry crisp recipe.

Fab Five Vol 3 – More of My Favorite Things

Fab Five Vol 3

1. Chicago. Considered by many to be the jewel of the Midwest.  Great architecture, fantastic food, excellent shopping.  Tons of things to do that aren’t necessarily expensive.  And, it can be family friendly, romantic, or great for a girls/guys trip.

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Fashion Friday: Caftans

I know, I know.  Caftans?  Are you crazy?  Honestly, I had the same reaction!  I was totally like “NO way am I gonna be caught out in a caftan!” These aren’t your mama’s (or grandma) caftans, though.  They’re cute, and dare I say it, kind of hot. Iconic Sequined Caftan – Sir Alistair Rai Silk. […]

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2 Truths 1 Lie – 8/25 – REVEALED!

Sadie over at Randomosity is hosting this fun blog hop.  Everyone has played this before, right?  If not, the name is fairly self-explanatory.  There’s 3 statements, 2 of which are true.  You have to guess which one is false. 1. I ate cereal for breakfast2. I love anything with peanut butter.3.I love to swim. Take […]

Ways to Update Your Home

I recently moved from “our” house into my apartment.  Our house that had the great furniture that we had hunted down and lovingly refinished.  The great artwork that went perfectly with the refinished furniture.  The pillows that made everything homey and oh-so-comfy. My new place has, well, me.  And frankly, it’s kind of sad. I’ve […]

How To Make Your Own Stickers & Seals Tutorial

How to make your own stickers and seals

It's easy to make your own stickers and seals.  I'm going to teach you how!   Have you seen those big, fancy stickers that people use for seals on their packages?  Have you priced them out lately?  Wanna know a secret?  They're super-simple to make.  I will teach you how to make your own stickers […]