Tutorial: Simple Youth Overnight Bag


I love these bags for a quick trip to Grandma's house!  No need to lug out the rolling soup-cake (that's punk talk for suitcase)!  Just grab a few novelty T-Shirts and whip up a few!  Seriously, it's like one … [Read more...]

Tutorial: Cheater Makeup Brush Roll


I'm a shortcut-taker as long as two things are certain: There will be no compromise in the outcome  The time saved is serious and saves me a major headache   Well, both of those get accomplished here! … [Read more...]

DIY: Snowflake Wall Art


  I love being able to change out a few artwork pieces in my home for the Holidays.  It's an unexpected addition to making your home that much more merry!   This snowflake wall art was made using simple materials and it … [Read more...]

FOE Hair Ties


Did you know that the current popular hair ties are actually made from a common sewing notion?Fold Over Elastic (FOE) is used as a finishing detail to sleeves and necklines in some patterns.  You can see where I used it … [Read more...]

Tutorial: Reversible Pom Trim Tablecloth


We’re like, totally into tea parties right now…This reversible pom trim tablecloth is customizable to any size you need, and the pom trim just sends it over the top into adorable overload.  Use it year-round for your … [Read more...]

Foodimal Fun ~ The Cantelope


The kids and I recently watched the movie, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs again and the general consensus was we all loved it... again! It's such a classic story that teaches one of the greatest moral dilemmas of our time. … [Read more...]

DIY Costume: Flint Lockwood


We are Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs' Flint Lockwood fans over here, and we can’t wait to see what he does in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (coming out in theaters, September 27)! He's quirky and awkward and maybe … [Read more...]

Oh, the places you’ll go…


Over the summer, I was fortunate enough to be a part of a video commercial series for Angel Soft bath tissue!  It was a privilege to even be asked…. I mean, Angel Soft!  Not exactly a sewing or DIY topic, I know, … [Read more...]

Pom Pom Statement Necklace


Hey-o! Man, have I been MIA, or what?  I wish I had some glamorous excuse for you….like, I won the lottery and have been yachting in the Pacific, or I was picked up by HGTV and have been busily recording a TV … [Read more...]

Recipe. Carnivale Banana Pops


I love me a good banana pop!  I diverted from the usual chocolate and peanuts though and made some that reminded me of nothing more than a carnival! We used pistachios… oreos… and of course, … [Read more...]

TUTORIAL: Onesie Dress


Adding a simple skirt to a T-shirt or onesie is nothing new, but I thought, why not make things really easy and add a KNIT fabric! That way, there is no hemming at all!  This literally takes 30 minutes from start to … [Read more...]

Clothespin Magnet


Use these stylish magnets to hang your favorite pictures and notes to the fridge! This is a great activity for the tweens & teens in your house too! And the best part is:  Hang the pictures from the clothespin…not … [Read more...]