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IKEA hack! Freaking awesome LEGO table

You know, sometimes I’m lacking as a parent. I admit it. I might be too lax about screen time. I let the sugar flow a bit too freely. I tell the kids they are the reason I drink wine. But then there are those days I make a Lego table. With wheels. Well, that one day. […]



traditional housewarming gift: bucket of awesome (with a free printable)

  Recently I went a-searchin’ for a housewarming gift for recently-married relatives of ours moving into a new home. Of course, I hit up google and Pinterest. I found a few that spoke of a traditional housewarming gift (a tradition I, for one, have never heard of) wherein you put together an assortment of symbolic goods. […]



Wednesday Links: 21 DIY egg carton crafts

Egg cartons. They aren’t just for eggs. Some quick searching on the interwebs shows just how clever you folks are with egg cartons. We’re not just talking kids’ crafts, either, but some DIY projects for the grown-ups, too. Below are links to 20 of my favorite egg carton crafts for my Wednesday Links series. Because […]



Wednesday Links: 20 macrame projects

If you said “macrame” to me (though I’m sure if we met, we’d have a lot of interesting things to discuss before getting to macrame), I think of that plant hanger in my aunt’s condo back in the ’70s. The one in shades of brown and orange. Well, if pinterest and google know anything (and […]



Wednesday Links: 21 awesome places to get party supplies

A friend of mine recently started a party biz.  She’s one of those creative types who throws the cleverest parties with the cleverest details. On her site she offers to throw your party, but she also offers “party boxes” that have everything you need to host your own. So it got me thinking… where do […]