Here Today, Hail Tomorrow

Here Today, Hail Tomorrow

Three days ago I posted my container vegetable garden. It was really exciting; I’ve been nurturing these plants from seed and I finally got to put them in the ground. Twenty minutes ago, I watched in horror as this happened:   My heart, it hurts.

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DIY: Container Vegetable Garden

DIY: Container Vegetable Garden

Last month, I started several varieties of seeds in my DIY: Newspaper Seed Pots . They were doing quite well and were outgrowing their temporary pots. I have been stuck inside with a terrible ear infection for close to two-weeks, so despite it being a tad early, I decided to take my chances and get(…)

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DIY: Tea Towel Apron

DIY: Tea Towel Apron

When I cook, I’m constantly reaching for a hand towel – a towel that seems to always be just out of reach. So, when I saw this tutorial I knew this little half apron was the perfect solution. A towel I can’t misplace! It also gave me an excuse to fire up Athena. This apron(…)

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DIY: Newspaper Seed Pot Update

DIY: Newspaper Seed Pot Update

A few weeks ago I made these newspaper seed pots. I stuck the whole tray in a sunny window, and here are the results so far! They should be ready to be transplanted outside in a couple weeks. The whole process was easy, and really rewarding. I will definitely start my plants from seed from(…)

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Kit Kat Birthday Cake

Kit Kat Birthday Cake

Variations of this adorable cake have been making the rounds on the internet for years, and I’ve always wanted a reason to make it. I’m the resident birthday cake maker among my group of friends, and I love choosing the perfect design. Saturday was my thrifting buddy Katie’s birthday. She’s not that much into cake(…)

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Shopping Thrifty

Shopping Thrifty

I love Thrift Stores. I love finding random items I never knew I had to have. My current mission is to find a cute, vintage suitcase to create one of these adorable craft cases: Found here If you’re not a veteran thrift store shopper, there are a few things I recommend:  Of course, my lucky(…)

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My New Toy

My New Toy

 Behold, the Athena 2000. I just call her Athena. It was my grandma’s first electronic machine, and a gift from my grandpa. And for the foreseeable future, she’s mine! She’s had a full tune-up and I’ve got the original instruction booklet, so she’s practically good as new. Grandma taught me how to sew when I(…)

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DIY: Dry-Erase Menu Board

DIY: Dry-Erase Menu Board

In an effort to save money and eat healthier, my BF and I have been on a mission to cook at home more often. It was slow going at first, but we’ve started to get into a pretty good routine. A big help was this menu board I found on Pinterest. It’s just a regular(…)

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