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DIY Rustic American Flag with Denim and Ribbon – Easy DIY Projects

DIY Rustic American Flag with Denim and Ribbon – Easy DIY Projects

One of our easy DIY projects - Just in time for your 4th of July party Wow your peeps with your very own handmade, rustic ribbon flag. Once you’ve gathered all of the necessary supplies, you can create this one-of-a-kind conversation piece in under an hour! Supplies 8” x 10” Denim jean rectangle (with a pocket preferably) 18” wooden dowel…
3 Things: Spring Cleaning

3 Things: Spring Cleaning

Spring has sprung and this girl is in the midst of her spring cleaning. (Boo!) While some people are enjoying spring break, the only thing breaking here is my psyche. Because if I have to wash one more window, I'm gonna lose it, y'all. Sincerely. And it's going to be EPIC. I will say, this is a more intensive spring…
3 Things: Culinary Explorations (and Le Creuset Obsessions)

3 Things: Culinary Explorations (and Le Creuset Obsessions)

I love to cook. Scratch that, I loved to cook. I kind of lost my passion for it in the last few years, until I got my first Le Creuset Dutch oven. (Speaking of which, have you seen the limited edition Le Creuset Beauty and the Beast Soup Pot? We're dying.... ) Thankfully, I'm starting to enjoy cooking again because…
Meet the new tool for your cleaning arsenal: Bump It Off

Meet the new tool for your cleaning arsenal: Bump It Off

I'm a neat freak, a cleaning fanatic. Probably bordering on obsessive. And I love anything that will make my job easier. Enter Bump It Off. This nifty silicone sleeve fits over your fingers and has one side with tiny, flexible bristles (for delicate jobs) and the other side has large sturdy bumps (for heavy duty work). No matter what you…
UncommonGoods: gifts that make both you and them happy

UncommonGoods: gifts that make both you and them happy

At the risk of sounding like a braggart; I’m a good gift giver. I thoughtfully ponder over the recipient and occasion, and won’t stop until I have found the perfect item. It makes me happy, it makes them happy…and those are two things you should always aim for! There’s a site that’s been helping me achieving this dual gift nirvana…
I heart my simplehuman rose gold trash can

I heart my simplehuman rose gold trash can

Remember the joy you felt when Apple announced the rose gold iPhone? I know I am not the only one who wanted to replace my perfectly working phone for the newer pretty version (and did). And that joy extended beyond iPhones. Once bitten by the rose gold bug, I started upgrading jewelry, I searched for the perfect rose gold nail…
Easy DIY Projects: 3 table settings for ANY holiday

Easy DIY Projects: 3 table settings for ANY holiday

With minimal craft skills and some cute basics from Marshalls, you can DIY a fab holiday table There's something so special about sitting down at a holiday table; surrounded by loved ones, a delicious meal set out in front of you. How can you make it even better? With a pretty table, of course! And you don't have to spend…
2015 Gift Guide: For The Francophile

2015 Gift Guide: For The Francophile

We've covered what to get the Anglophiles in your life, but what about the Francophiles? Sure, Anglophiles are a bit easier to spot, with their Madonna accents and religious following of Downtown Abbey. But how can you spot a Francophile? A big giveaway is to ask her how she feels about Bioderma. If she answers "Huh?" - keep moving. This…
2015 Gift Guide: For The Home

2015 Gift Guide: For The Home

The 2015 Holiday Season started off with a bang, with Christmas music filling my house...the day after Halloween! (I’m not gonna lie, I was actually OK with this since my toddlers like to sing along). Maybe you think that was too early, that you'd have plenty of time to shop. But now, just a week and a half until Christmas,…