Wet Felted Dryer Balls


Several months ago, I wrote an article for BUST Magazine on tips for doing greener laundry. As part of that research, my husband and I made a huge bucket of laundry detergent (that we have since developed disproportionate feelings of love towards) and stopped using dryer sheets and fabric softener altogether. At the time, I had […]

Ham & Egg Pastry


Sometimes I make meals for my family and they are lovingly referred to as “three things on a plate” because they were slapped together between a toddler’s nap and episode of Thomas the Train. Nothing-special-meals that were just items I found in the fridge or garden and cooked… Sometimes meals are slapped together and magic […]

Ugly Sweater Plant Cozies


Looking for a gift for your kitsch-loving friend who literally has everything?  Heading to an Ugly Christmas Sweater Party and just remembered you forgot a hostess gift? Want to bring a big laugh to your favorite grinch this year? You need to make these UGLY SWEATER PLANT COZIES. Full tutorial over on the eHow blog!

Carving Rubber Stamps for DIY Wrapping Paper


I love Christmas, but expenses can really get out of hand! That’s why, this year, I carved a set of holiday stamps to make my own wrapping paper. Hooray for up-cycling! Hooray for cleaning out that stash of paper grocery bags I had! Hooray for saving a few bucks! Full workshop online at the eHow […]

CraftFail Book Review + Chat With Heather Mann


Looking for a holiday gift for the crafty friend who has everything? Look no further than, CraftFail: When Homemade Goes Horribly Wrong. Author Heather Mann beautifully compiles some of the most epic fails out there, and yet somehow manages to do it in a totally relatable, completely hilarious, and somehow, wholly light-hearted way.  Heather is an […]