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Pachyderms and Posies

Spring is here! And with spring comes warmer weather (in theory), beautiful buds (soon please), and baby showers. So many baby showers. Between the special orders, Easter decorations (photos coming … Continue Reading →


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Playing Possum

So a couple weeks ago I wore my fox scarf into a restaurant owned and operated by a friend of a friend who happens to be an amazingly talented chef. … Continue Reading →


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“I” is for I Love You

Some very special people in my life recently became foster parents to a little boy, and this weekend was Baby I’s first birthday. Normally, my go-to gift for baby showers … Continue Reading →


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Good Things: Beth + BurdaStyle

It’s always fun to see new and exciting opportunities open up for people you admire. That’s why I was happy to hear that one of my favorite bloggers, Beth Huntington of the RenegadeSeamstress, … Continue Reading →


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Misc. Fix It no. 2: Earrings

As my Facebook friends already know, this weekend I got quite a deal at an estate sale. We’re talking a score of the year, and it’s only March. On Saturday … Continue Reading →


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A Presidential Posse

Earlier this month, Americans had the opportunity to celebrate a special time – Mattress and Appliance Sale Weekend! Whoops. I mean Presidents’ Day. To celebrate, I brought Mr. Lincoln out … Continue Reading →


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Pantone Projects (no. 1)

Winter is drawing to a close (Good riddance, right?) so it’s time to get started on some spring projects. And what better way to get into the springtime spirit than … Continue Reading →


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It’s So Fluffy!!!

I don’t know what it is, but there’s just something about special orders that makes them… well, special. I don’t know if it’s the challenge to create something I haven’t … Continue Reading →


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How To: Update Your Shoes (no. 02)

Anyone here ever continue to wear a pair of shoes even after their condition can reasonably be termed “disgraceful”? Good. I’m glad I’m not the only one. About a week … Continue Reading →


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What Dyed in the Kitchen?

This is a public service announcement. If you mix up a bucket of cherry red dye, and you then go to stir said bucket of dye, be very, very careful. … Continue Reading →