How to: Save Money!

Hey everybody! I posted this to my friend’s blog a few months ago and I thought I would share it today to change pace a bit! If you know me well in real life, you’ll know I’m pretty thrifty. I’m just sharing this a bit in hopes it might help someone who’s trying to save a little money! If you’re a new reader, you might not know that my husband...

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: Recovering a Lampshade

My grandmother likes projects. I think I get it from her. She’s constantly redecorating her house, and lately she’s been tired of the red bedroom she has and she has recently opted for a black and white theme. It’s very Parisian.  I also inherited another thing from her — never pay full price for anything, and rarely buy anything you can do yourself. She wanted different lampshades to fit her...