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Martha Stewart, as usual, is right

People keep asking me what I think about this. I don’t really like to REACT, I like to have all the attention, ME ME ME, but I do have an opinion and it’s pretty simple: Basically Martha Stewart says bloggers are not experts. Well guess what, she’s right. Most bloggers aren’t experts. And that’s what …

Only Kindness Matters (a love letter)

you can download this here Yes I’m quoting Jewel. I don’t even feel stupid about it! I have been thinking about a few things in my pathetic condition the last few days. And I hope it’s ok if I get sentimental and share them with you. Remember, I’m mostly likely having a baby tomorrow and …

I used to be cooler: The origin of Sprinkles

This post is part of a series called: “I used to be cooler.” My blog used to consist entirely of essays. I’m sure many of you have not seen them, and I’d like to start sharing some of them again. Some are funny (or at least I think so) and some are “thoughtful.” For the …

What will ACTUALLY Happen on our Easter Sunday

(Gigi playing with cascarones, confetti eggs, in front of our house. The egg shells are still all over the walkway, we’re REAL classy!) So far I’ve written like 3-4 posts with round-ups for fun Easter crafts, Easter activities, and last-minute basket fillers. And you know me, I love to be festive, I love to craft …

I Used to be Cooler – my new series

(Alison age 10, obviously it’s been all downhill since then…) Am I the only one who has this thought? I have it pretty regularly. I’ll be looking at old pictures, reading old blog posts, sorting through old books I used to read, (I USED TO READ ACTUAL BOOKS?!) And I’ll think, “MAN! I was SOOOOO …

Top 50 Mom Craft Blogs

Look who got named #17 in Babble’s Top 50 Mom Craft Blogs… THIS GIRL. I’m never really sure how to define my blog, yes I do crafts, yes I’m a mom, but I’m not a mommy blogger or a total DIY blogger, or at least I don’t think so, because I started mostly writing essays. …

my Spring fashion wish list for Gigi

1. Lila Dress / 2. Pink Girl Tights / 3. Kids Mary Janes / 4. Orange Dress / 5. Russian Rose Leggings / 6. Leather boots with stars This is a post all about how we lost our job and I no longer have money for any of these adorable items, but also how I’m …

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 …

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 …