Here’s the thing…my Babble Voices Blog

(Susan and I thinking we look pretty cool at the Method Smilebooth at Alt Summit) When Babble (you know, the big-wig blogging community) asked Susan and I if we wanted to write for our own Babble Voices blog we said, “YES PLEASE.” Susan and I worked so well together on The Craft Pack and on …

Microsoft Windows8 Dinner for Alt Summit

I was TICKLED when Microsoft asked me if I wanted to help them host a dinner for Alt Summit. I’ve always loved dabbling in event planning, so this was a fun treat! As a quick review, Alt Summit is a 3 day conference in SLC for design, lifestyle and fashion bloggers. On Wednesday night sponsors …

No bake Pots De Creme with fresh Raspberry Whipped Cream

Hold on to your fat pants, because things are about to get good. We are talking, REAL good. These Pots De Creme are tiny little bombs of rich, chocolaty, decadent sin. So naturally I topped them with fresh whipped cream and a few heart-shaped sprinkles. Pots De Creme are fancy little cups of thick custard-like …

Donuts and tassels and parties, OH MY!

I’ve started contributing to the eye candy section of Minted’s new blog Julep! I actually have a ton of fun pulling together pictures of some fun trends I’ve been loving on, so I thought I’d share my first two. A few weeks ago I shared a round-up of my favorite tassel crafts… Check out Put …

Alt Summit or BUST!

Hello! I am writing to you from my comfy cozy hotel room at the Grand America in Salt Lake City. (Which is only like 40 minutes from my house, but it’s still real nice). As I mentioned in my post about staying well for Alt Summit, I am CURRENTLY attending the design and blog conference! …

Potato Stamp Valentines

It has been FREAKING FREEZING here in Utah. We are talking negative numbers people. FREEZING. Gigi has literally been running in circles around the house, and our biggest activity as of late has been picking up, “Mommy’s drink” from the gas station drive-thru. I’ve been trying to come up with activities for Gigi that require …

How to stay mentally and physically healthy for Alt Summit

Here’s what I learned last year from Alt Summit. If you are unaware, this Wednesday kicks off Alt Summit here in Salt Lake City. It is a blogging conference for design, fashion and lifestyle bloggers. I will be teaching a class during one of the Saturday sessions on Video Editing and iMovie for bloggers. I’ve …

Lil Man’s Nursery

Honestly, I tend to forget this baby is going to need stuff. I know. But see, I already had a baby, and the baby shower, and bought all the STUFF, and I’m kind of over it. However, when I think about a lil’ man room, with lil man things and a tiny lil man who …

Heart of Gold Valentine’s Garland

As promised, the Valentine’s fun has BEGUN! SO! Throw your mittens around your kittens and AWAY WE GO! My mantle was looking so sad. It had such a special Christmas, and it seriously started BEGGING me to adorn it with pink and pleather. So OBVIOUSLY I obliged. I used this gold pleather on my Doll …

Obsessed: Daily Planner Calendar

I’m so obsessed with these Daily Planning Calendars from juliakostreva on Etsy! They are so simple, and perfect, the colors the sheen! And you know how I feel about a good calendar. Maybe I’ll ask for one for V-day!? Yes. Yes I shall. xo Alison