Monthly Archives: January 2012

A Very Good, Basic Bread (with Beer!)

I am not a bread baker. I’m a great cook, but bread and I have a long, sordid history. I make bricks when I try to make bread without a bread-making machine or some special trick (like this). I *have*

A Very Good, Basic Bread (with Beer!)

I am not a bread baker. I’m a great cook, but bread and I have a long, sordid history. I make bricks when I try to make bread without a bread-making machine or some special trick (like this). I *have*

More Pillow Talk

This pillow. This pillow was fun and frustrating and took what seemed like forever. I kept wondering how the person whose work was the inspiration for this (who am I kidding? I stole the idea and might steal some more

More Pillow Talk

This pillow. This pillow was fun and frustrating and took what seemed like forever. I kept wondering how the person whose work was the inspiration for this (who am I kidding? I stole the idea and might steal some more

The Boring List

When I worked on the outside, I was a marketing programs manager. That means I created campaigns and managed schedules, budgets, ad agencies, vendors, and my managers (heh, just kidding if any former managers are reading this). My co-workers and

The Boring List

When I worked on the outside, I was a marketing programs manager. That means I created campaigns and managed schedules, budgets, ad agencies, vendors, and my managers (heh, just kidding if any former managers are reading this). My co-workers and

Upcycled Pillow Part 2

I started on this pillow after my husband graciously donated a pair of old chinos to my “sewing school” (of which I’m the only student). The iron-on gluey stuff didn’t work (lesson for this project: don’t use old crap) and

Upcycled Pillow Part 2

I started on this pillow after my husband graciously donated a pair of old chinos to my “sewing school” (of which I’m the only student). The iron-on gluey stuff didn’t work (lesson for this project: don’t use old crap) and

I *will* Paint This!

I think this would be pretty easy. You know, I’ve taken those drink ‘n paint classes and I took some art classes in college, so I’m an artist. From MIMI+MEG

I *will* Paint This!

I think this would be pretty easy. You know, I’ve taken those drink ‘n paint classes and I took some art classes in college, so I’m an artist. From MIMI+MEG

The Tree in the Bird Room

My “inspiration” for the girls’ bedroom makeover is a little photo I found while down the Pinterest rabbit hole: a bedroom with a bunk bed in the corner, a stylized tree is painted on the wall behind the bunk, and…get

The Tree in the Bird Room

My “inspiration” for the girls’ bedroom makeover is a little photo I found while down the Pinterest rabbit hole: a bedroom with a bunk bed in the corner, a stylized tree is painted on the wall behind the bunk, and…get

Upcycled Pillow

The husband came home from work the other day and announced he’d ripped a hole in the seat of his pants. Knowing that I’m trying to teach myself how to sew, he asked, “Do you want them?”… meaning for practice.

Upcycled Pillow

The husband came home from work the other day and announced he’d ripped a hole in the seat of his pants. Knowing that I’m trying to teach myself how to sew, he asked, “Do you want them?”… meaning for practice.