Family, fun, and frivolous fall!

Fall is the season where I finally begin to venture out again. The heat is beginning to dissipate, the days are cloudy just enough to break up the monotony of the sun, the longer sleeves and cardigans get moved up to the front of the closet. Here is what I’ve been up to lately. When I was helping my grandmother recover her lampshades, we “lost” B for a few seconds....

Tutorial Tuesday (on Wednesday): Simple rag wreath.

I made this yesterday and I couldn’t WAIT to share it with you!  I didn’t take pictures of it step by step like I would a “real” tutorial, but I’ll tell you how I made it so that you can easily make your own! Here was my old fall wreath: Pretty good for my first wreath, but it is getting a little old (and dated). Time for a new one!...

Tutorial Tuesday: Homemade Laundry Detergent

My soul sister Heather over at Another Ten Miles recently shared her adventures making laundry soap and dishwashing detergent.   It’s been a wee-bit of a money stretching week and I am ALWAYS looking to save a dollar here or there! I’ve heard about homemade laundry detergent before, but I have to share with you a few of my fears/prejudices/pre-conceived notions about homemade soap: 1. It wouldn’t smell good. 2....