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DIY Watercolor Sprayed Easter Eggs

March 25, 2013

Out and About In Olvera Street

June 18, 2013
Personal Style
I wore: Denim Cut Offs – DIY from old Madewell jeans; Oversized tank – Target (I LOVE this tank!); Boyfriend Cardigan – James Perse A few weeks ago Tea Collection asked me to take part in their “Across The read more

When Being Thin Doesn’t Make You Happy

June 14, 2013
Food & Wellness
For my entire life, I’ve been what most would consider thin.  At 5’10”, I’ve always fluctuated between 125-140 pounds, 125 more during the high school years, and 140 after having children.  Four years ago read more

My 5 Favorite Juices & Smoothies

June 13, 2013
Food & Wellness
from left to right: carrot beet juice, kid’s favorite juice; carrot cucumber juice, simple green juice, banana almond smoothie While technically Gwyneth didn’t make me actually start drinking juices, she did sort of pu read more

Gwyneth Made Me Do It

June 04, 2013
Let me be clear and start by letting you all know that I have a love-hate relationship with Gwyneth Paltrow, which leans more towards strong disdain/hate more than the love part.  Not for reasons you would probably guess though. read more

DIY Patriotic Mason Jar Luminaries

May 24, 2013
Hi there friends. It’s Friday and I’m running around, trying to get ready for Memorial Day weekend, but I wanted to pop in and say hi. How are you? Have any fun plans for the weekend? Well in case you’re looking read more

DIY Orchid Centerpiece

May 23, 2013
My friend Shelly, of Van Rozeboom Interiors, makes the most amazing orchid centerpieces.  Exactly like the ones you find at high end florist shops, that retail for well over $100.  Using orchids as her focus, she fills large and read more

DIY Graphic Onesies

April 29, 2013
My little guy is growing despite his best efforts to refuse all solid foods lately. He’s now comfortably fitting into 12 month clothes and has quickly outgrown the arrow onesie I made for him just 2 months ago. So it was tim read more

How To Throw A Watercolor Workshop

April 16, 2013
Slowly and surely since Hayden has been born, I’ve developed a new routine of enjoying Sunday night on the couch with Art, watching a plethora of our favorite TV shows, which happen to now all appear on Sunday nights. From D read more