Illustrator 101 – Alt Summit Class

Hey friends! I’m so excited to let you know I will be teaching a few classes in June for the Alt Summit channel! What’s that? Well let me quote their site: “The Alt Summit Channel allows you to learn, connect and discover best practices to grow your blog, your business and your brand. Each class …

Quickie Pencil Skirt

Quick do you need a pencil skirt? Do you have an hour…well guess what? Well you’re in luck! My girl Elle from Elle Keeps Moving has this FAB tutorial for a “10 Minute Pencil Skirt!” It’s so similar to how I made mine, that I thought I’d send you over! Go here for the tutorial! …

Perfect Orzo Pasta Recipe

Today I’m going to share one of my favorite recipes to bring to a party. I first had this orzo pasta at a friend’s baby shower where they also served this Russian Cream dessert. These girls are so classy and have good taste with everything. They just don’t have blogs so I exploit their talents. …

what to wear when you’re feeling fat- go glam

I know, I know, “fat” is not a feeling. Nevertheless, some days it is a huge drag getting dressed. But until we can agree upon nudity as a solution, every Friday I’ll share tips from ladies who really know how to strut their stuff. Today the beautiful Meg, of Meg In Progress shares her thoughts. …

Styling a Photo booth on studio 5

Hey friends! Today I got to go on Studio 5 (our local news morning show) and share my tips on how to style a FAB photo booth! If you missed my video and tips for styling a photo booth you can find that here! And if you are looking for my pinwheel tutorial it’s right …

Basement Facelift – child’s Window

The Great Basement Facelift continues! Today the basement is getting new carpet. Huzzah! So we’ve painted all the walls, including Gigi’s window sill. I chose a Kelly Green and I’m really obsessed with it. All of the walls are Ultra Pure White in an eggshell, and the trim is Ultra Pure white in high gloss. …

Tin Foil Dinner – Cowboy Meatballs

photos by Heather Hands down, yummiest tin foil dinners EVER. I’m not kidding, you’ll be shocked at the flavor! Head on over to The Coterie for the full recipe and assembly instructions. We enjoyed these while camping in Diamond Fork Canyon in Utah. nom nom nom, Alison

Camping Style- Lumberjack Chic

photos by the beautiful heather I find when planning ANY activity, it’s always more fun when you have a theme. So imagine how giddy I was when I realized (moments before we left for our church overnight camping trip) that Eric, Gigi and I all own flannel shirts. Diamond Fork Canyon didn’t know what hit …

Simple Side Braid How-to

Hey! I’ve been LOVING the side braid recently. Especially when my hair is dirty and greasy and I don’t plan on washing it (this happens most days). My girl Liz at Say Yes to Hoboken asked me to share my side-braiding ways over at her blog! Hop on over for the full how-to! Happy braiding! …

The Great Basement Facelift

Friends, we are about to embark on a journey. Grab your headlamps, vitamin D supplements and your caffeine supply, and tunnel with me down into the basement of my house. It’s a dirty place where dreams come true, love is found, and the sink is always clogged. In total, probably 30 renters have lived there …