Christmas Projects 2015

Now that Christmas is over I’m free to post about this year’s DIY projects without fear of spoiling any surprises (which is just a veiled way of saying that my

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DIY Race Bib Holder

After learning from Etsy that race bib holders are a thing (a thing that can cost upwards of $45 and is often emblazoned with Pinterest fitspo quotes and other unsavory

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Recent Cookbook Reading

This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive compensation if you make a purchase using a product link found below.  No recipe this week – I’ve been baking all summer for patients

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First Attempt at Candle Making and Other Weekend Projects

Zach’s been learning how to use essential oils this summer and recently I started wondering if I could make candles scented with them. I’ve never made candles before so this

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This Summer’s Plant Friends

I try to nurture some form of plant life each summer with mixed results. This summer, however, my plant friends are thriving – maybe because I’m home more with Miles

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Christmas Fudge

I try to make some food-related gift every year for extended family members and this year I decided to make fudge (the easier “cheater” kind because I have a five-week-old

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Christmas Decorations 2014

Last Christmas Zach and I went to Florida for two weeks so our Christmas decorations were pretty minimal…in fact, the tree pictured in my bathroom below was our only Christmas tree!

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A Tour of My Low-Budget DIY Nursery

Does “low-budget” make it sound like I’m shooting a horror movie? I hope not. However, the one trip my husband and I made to a certain big-box baby store was

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Halloween + Harry Potter Party

Bellatrix (me), Dobby, and Professor Trelawney I know everyone seems to have already moved on to Thanksgiving, if not Christmas, but I like to take the holidays at a slower

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