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Berry Banana Nut Granola Recipe

It’s been almost three years since we shared our Scrap-Busting Granola Bars, can you believe it? When I realized this I headed right back into the kitchen to whip up one of my favorite granola recipes to share with you. I’m especially fond of this one because it is jam packed with flavor. You can’t go wrong with bananas, blueberries,… Read more »

Marching Band Party: A Dream Come True!

marching band party

A few years ago on a wild Saturday night, Jaime and I were having a chat on the phone about party themes that we thought were owed their moment in the spotlight. Unique party themes that had so much potential but had never had a chance to shine. I remember that there was a impressive… Read more »

DIY Shibori Heart Hand Warmers

Tie-dye and summer go hand in hand, but in winter we are all about the Japanese art of Shibori dyeing. Have you tried it yet? Once I opened the package I was dyeing everything from scraps of fabric to dresses and pants. Today I’m going to show you how to incorporate Shibori into a sweet Valentine’s… Read more »

DIY Leather Heart Keychains

DIY Stamped Leather Keychains

I have been on quite a leather kick since I made the Leather Mason Jar Mug, and with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I put my leather scraps to use and made these leather heart keychains. So cute, right? As much as I love Valentine’s Day, I also adore the idea of Galentine’s Day (for… Read more »

DIY Leather Mason Jar Mugs

DIY Leather Mason Jar Mug

In the fabric district in Downtown Los Angeles there is an awesome leather store called X-Trims and Leathers. I have gone in there a bunch but couldn’t ever figure out what I wanted to make, or where to even begin choosing from their selection.  While Jaime, Jacinda, and I were brainstorming projects, Jaime mentioned making a… Read more »

How to Gift Show Tickets

Theater gifts

When I was growing up my family was on a tight budget. We rarely splurged on extravagant outings but my parents shared their love of live theater with us whenever they could. From pay-what-you-can performances at the best theater company in the town, to lively inner-city middle school musicals, we were always ready to check… Read more »

Pretty Prudent Wishlist: For the Crafter

We are shifting gears from planning our Thanksgiving feasts to sharing a few of our favorite things in our sixth annual holiday wishlists! The time has seriously just flown by. This year we are packing our wishlists with the items we are crushing on most for the crafter, gents, kiddos, and more. Since one of… Read more »

A DIY Guide to Your Thanksgiving Feast

Prepare a Thanksgiving feast to remember with a beautiful handmade touch starting with festive nails, modern tabletop decor, tasty appetizers, and a most delicious feast. In our DIY Guide to Your Thanksgiving Feast you can check out creative ideas for dressing up the table, as well as our favorite recipes for each part of the… Read more »