Kick The Junky Cheap Clothes to The Curb and Learn How To Invest In Clothes That Will Last

Expensive clothes in the US aren't high quality. Expensive clothes in the US have a fancy designer label but are made with the same awful stitching with loose threads out the wazoo that can't handle going through a few washes. Medium brands like Land's End that cost in the $50-$100 range are the only brands … Continue reading Kick The Junky Cheap Clothes to The Curb and Learn How To Invest In Clothes That Will Last

Game of Chance in Nail Art

Summer time means a lot of road trips for my family, and that means a lot of time eating out. While we wait for our food to come we like to break out a pack of cards and play a quick round (sometimes three if it takes a while or we are moving quick!) of … Continue reading Game of Chance in Nail Art

The Hand of Destiny: Organic Tattoos

I recently went to a Summer festival, full of carnival games and delicious sweet and fried tidbits. I ate a yummy fruit tart (gluten free, of course) sold by a local bakery, and actually won a round in that impossible milk bottle toss game. And then, I noticed a little both on the outskirts of … Continue reading The Hand of Destiny: Organic Tattoos

The Tailor is in

I had an old sun dress I loved, but I couldn't stand the revealing bodice, so I decided it was time for a makeover...

Fire and embers

I was a little shocked that my current project, an upcycling tutorial, is taking longer than the 5 days I had planned. So I have chosen, in the meantime, to share this quick nail look with you all, though it will already be a familiar sight to some of my active Twitter followers. The background … Continue reading Fire and embers

Monthly Surprises: Julep Subscription Box Review

I recently subscribed to Julep Brand's monthly box program. Julep is, of course, the brand that is most well known for their nail polishes and manicure tools that "make a home manicure easy and fun." I know I always enjoy doing my nails regardless of whether I use dollar polishes or fancy brands, but I … Continue reading Monthly Surprises: Julep Subscription Box Review

Mean Green Sweetheart

I decided to simply slather on whatever green nail polishes came to mind, and I've got to say it worked. I love the look of this manicure! (I'm sorry for the door messing up the background, I don't own Photoshop or anything else...) And I was able to pull it all together with free drawn … Continue reading Mean Green Sweetheart

Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is a day for love. Some people love their romantic interests. And their dogs. And their parents. And a ton of other people. Why should Valentine's Day be limited to just a boyfriend or girlfriend? There are tons of people I love, and tons of people who love me. So happy day to … Continue reading Valentine’s Day

Food Adventures: Korean

You all may remember that Im a huge fan of Asian food. Ive Tweeted reviews on a Thai restaurant, made a strawberry balsamic twist on Summer rolls, and in general been a huge fan of Asian food. I mean, I even take Japanese as my language, though it takes a lot of studying and I`m … Continue reading Food Adventures: Korean

The Fall Garden

        a lovely border, photo courtesy of Kramer tree dot com            As we creep through Autumn, those falling leaves become an ever thicker blanket on your pristine lawn. Rather than merely throwing them out, it may be worth considering switching your woodchips out for shredded leaves.             Woodchips are a staple in suburban landscaping, … Continue reading The Fall Garden