A Skirt That Can Be a Shirt


I think empire waist dresses are my favorite, but if you’re like me you have…trouble fitting into them at times.  lol  So since I know how to sew I decided to take matters into my own hands.  This is how I did it. What you’ll need is simple: fabricelastic (in the tutorial I used 1Continue reading “A Skirt That Can Be a Shirt”

Five Ingredient Shortbread…with Six Ingredients?


Every so often a basket of delicious cookies would magically appear at work.  I didn’t know who made them at first, but I always helped myself.  They were for sharing of course.  Eventually I found out these delicious treats were shortbread cookies.  YUM.  Remember that cookbook this recipe came from?  Well, it just so happenContinue reading “Five Ingredient Shortbread…with Six Ingredients?”

Jeans to Shorts


A really good pair of jeans is hard to come by.  A pair that gives you curves in all the right places and doesn’t cut off circulation in your mid-section.  Muffin top?  Nope!  Indeed they were my comfortable go to pair of jeans.  So you can imagine my horror when I noticed the rip…after I’dContinue reading “Jeans to Shorts”

Magnetic Trinket Box


A few years ago I made this magnetic box to hold my pins and needles for sewing.  It was very handy in that it also allowed me to hold safety pins for stringing things through a casing.  However, I didn’t think it through well enough because whenever I opened the box, well, you see whatContinue reading “Magnetic Trinket Box”

Raspberry Cucumber Lemon Juice Time


I haven’t juiced in a very long time. I made cucumber mint water in mason jars with a makeshift muddler (tutorial?) a few months after it was suggested to me and I fell in love.  It was so fresh and crisp.  The idea struck me to make raspberry lemonade water a few days ago soContinue reading “Raspberry Cucumber Lemon Juice Time”