DIY Michael Kors Fold-Over Clutch

Usually when I do a designer DIY I see the item in stores or on tv, fall in love with it and spend lots of time planning how I can make it myself…… Continue reading

Shrimp with Heirloom Tomato Confit

I mentioned in my last Instalife post (see it HERE) that our grocery store has the most amazing organic shrimp right now so we’ve been making a lot of dishes with it. After… Continue reading

Home Tip: Decorating Up

After converting the basement into my sewing studio (read a little about that HERE), I spent a lot of time thinking about how to decorate a space that you can’t use the walls.… Continue reading

My Instalife: Week of 7/13 – 7/19

Find me on Instagram HERE to see these pictures in real time and, as always, click on a set of photos to enlarge them! 1. We got a little time in at the beach last… Continue reading

Watermelon Margaritas

Just in time for the weekend, this cocktail recipe is super simple and a perfect way to beat the heat! We made these last weekend and if you like watermelon, you’ll love these… Continue reading

Washi Tape Keyboard

I spend WAY more time on my computers than I’d like to admit. Between writing posts this blog and listings for my Etsy shop and editing pictures for both, I spend a majority… Continue reading

Bacon Blue Cheese Panini

When I was trying to come up with recipes for our Anniversary dinner (read a little about it HERE) I knew for sure I wanted to make these. I had saved a screen… Continue reading

My Instalife: Weeks of 6/29 – 7/13

Find me on Instagram HERE to see these pictures in real time and, as always, click on a set of photos to enlarge them! 1. When my mom and I were at Ikea a couple… Continue reading

Succulents Terrarium

When I grabbed the side tables at Ikea to eventually make THESE trunk cube tables, I knew I’d need some items to style the tables with so I picked up some succulents. I… Continue reading

Houston’s Sashimi Tuna Salad

I have been dreaming of this salad ever since I had it at Houston’s in Fort Lauderdale last month (read about it HERE) so I wanted to try to recreate it myself. A… Continue reading

Trunk Cube Tables

This project was really seredipitous and I have to admit that those end up being my favorite items in our home. My mom and I went to Ikea last weekend and since they… Continue reading

Baked Brown Sugar Drumsticks with Roasted Red Pepper Dipping Sauce

We started making these back in the spring and they are so good that it’s turned in to our go-to dinner when we don’t feel like coming up with something new. There’s so… Continue reading

American Girl Doll Sundresses

My cousin’s daughter enjoyed the pajamas and sleeping bag that I made her for Christmas (see them HERE) and so I wanted to make her some summer-time clothes for her birthday. I actually… Continue reading

Buffalo Hummus

Hummus is fantastic because it’s a healthy, high-protein snack that’s super easy to make yourself. Once you have a “base” it’s fun to play around with extra ingredients to make different flavors. This… Continue reading

My Instalife: Weeks of 6/15 – 6/28

Find me on Instagram HERE to see these pictures in real time and, as always, click on a set of photos to enlarge them! 1. One of the only liquors that I really don’t like… Continue reading

Embellished Nikes

Don’t get me wrong, I’m really into fashion and would consider myself a girly-girl but I’m just as into sports and I probably own more sneakers than I do heels! I love Nike’s… Continue reading

Home Tip: Juicers

We have talked getting a juicer for a long time now but decided to hold off until this summer when our farmer’s market was open and we could get our hands on the… Continue reading

Roast Provençal Chicken

This recipe first caught my eye while reading Bon Appétit on the plane to Miami and then I forgot about it until we got back. They had a whole section of recipes perfect… Continue reading

My Instalife: Week of 6/8 – 6/14

This will be my last post until June 24th as I am taking the week of to re-design the website and take an official “vacation” after the craziness that has been the last… Continue reading

Kale & Quinoa Patties

I found a version of this recipe on Pinterest + couldn’t wait to try it as I love quinoa + kale but had never tried them together in a recipe. I made these for dinner the… Continue reading