Pumpkin Dividends

Pumpkin Dividends

I love pumpkins!  Not only do they exude the essence of Fall with their rich orange colors, but the aroma they give off while baking is one of those unmatched comfort-inducing scents that makes life seem grand.

Pumpkin Dividends

Making your own pumpkin puree is really easy and especially gratifying.  I use it in breads and muffins and even freeze some to use during Thanksgiving!

Get the recipe HERE


But wait…. there’s more!

Pumpkin Dividends

Why stop there?  Stretch that pumpkin’s usefulness even more by making your own pumpkin seeds.  I promise they are even better than what you can buy at the store.

Crunchy.  Fresh.  Garlicy.

Pumpkin Dividends

Get the easy recipe HERE

STYLO – Gardenia Dress

Cali Faye's Gardenia Dress sewn by Living with Punks

In case you hadn't heard yet - the new issue of STYLO Magazine is out!   I just love this online mag.  It sparks so much creativity and inspiration.  It forces me to think outside the box as far as my pattern selection and … Continue Reading

$50 Fat Quarter Shop Giveaway!

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Hey!  Today is your lucky day :) It's Super Saturday and I thought why not give away some fabric? And the super awesome staff at The Fat Quarter Shop thought the same thing! One lucky winner will get their choice of 50 … Continue Reading

Kiwi Margars

Kiwi Margaritas

These were just too yummy to not share with you guys! I have this thing about kiwi...I think it may because it is not only tasty, but beautiful to look at (once you get it cut open).  It's like a little piece of art in the … Continue Reading

Tutorial: Living Autumn Hair Pins

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Autumn leaves are so beautiful!  The vibrant colors and hearty foliage create the perfect elements for making beautiful hair pieces.  Wear just one or an entire collection to create a crown effect!   Adding … Continue Reading

LEGO Polymer Clay Necklace Tutorial

Polymer Clay LEGO Necklace

Ever feel like wearing a LEGO necklace? If you ask my 6-year-old daughter Natalie that question she’ll answer, YES! So we made one. These special necklaces are so fun and easy to make. Natalie decided to make her … Continue Reading

Ash Play Suit

Ash Play Suit :: Sewn by Living with Punks

I've been dying to sew this pattern up, but guys.... I have a confession.  I didn't sew all. summer.  Geesh! Summers are just crazy.  I always think sumers offer a few months of relaxation...I'll get caught up on all these … Continue Reading

Customized Scrabble Zipper Pulls

Scrabble Tile Zipper Pulls

I've always wanted to make something with scrabble tiles!  They are the perfect size for creating your own personalized anything.  I've seen adorable initial pendants and really cool frames using them, so when Back-to-School … Continue Reading

Fabric Giveaway!

Is she crazy? Giveaway of 7.5 yards of PREMIUM fabric from Living with Punks!

Have you ever looked at your stash, and thought "Man, I need to get rid of some of that!" No?    Well, me neither! But, today is your lucky day, because I've lost my mind!  I'm giving away a nice part of my stash to ONE … Continue Reading

Pyrogriphied Wine Cork Plant Markers

Wine cork plant markers using wine corks and a woodburing tool! Cool!

I meandered back to my childhood with this one!  I remember using woodburning tools along with my siblings while growing up.  We all made our own plaque for mom on a particular Mother's Day.  They were quite the … Continue Reading