Crafting. Garage sale deals. And cowboy boots. Three things to make any Native Gypsies girl smile. With a little craft paint, my sister and niece quickly personalized these garage sale boots to make them worthy of a fashionable, young cowgirl. You can buy these $89.50 Ariat Fatbaby Cowboy Boots… …or if you’re the DIY type, quicklyContinue reading
Life since getting married Thanksgiving weekend has been quite an adventure. My little, old-fashioned DIY wedding That’s us! Soon after our wedding, we headed to Eastern Europe as newlyweds, where my husband played for a Slovakian hockey team. We lived in a hotel suite… Healthy hotel living for the cook without a kitchen traveled around EasternContinue reading
Passing through Madison on a Saturday? People watch and join in on the fun as locals and tourists stroll the ring around the Capitol, sample, shop, listen to music and relax on the Capitol Square lawn. I’d heard the Capitol farmer’s market was the “best in the country.” Claims like that are worth an inquiry! While weContinue reading
Our home’s 95th anniversary continues, as does our next home project. With one guest bedroom in the books (see our first bedroom facelift below), the adjoining guest bedroom was poised for a mini facelift. This old home: bedroom facelift before and after On to guest bedroom number two! WALLS wallpaper What appeared to be the original plaster walls were exposed as my husband and I removedContinue reading
You can be fit without a gym, religious without a place of worship, and a yogi without a yoga studio. This post was made possible by Blogger Babes and contains affiliate links. I received a complimentary subscription of the Yoga Download service in exchange for my honest review. Thoughts are 100% my own. The yoga-less yogisContinue reading
Have you heard of tea sandwiches? Your grandparents probably enjoyed the bite-sized sandwiches during a mid-day break to tide them over until supper (or dinner, depending on where you live geographically). BLTs are thought to have gained popularity for tea time. Using in-season ingredients sans bread, try my fresh take on the classic American tea sandwich. Breadless BLTContinue reading
You’re in for a treat today, as you get a sneak peak into the tiny, fantastical world of Jessy Muller. Since you’ll undoubtedly adore her, as I do, we’ll spotlight her again in the future as she travels around the U.S. in her vintage ’70s camper. Before she departs on her tour, discover how she lives lifeContinue reading
At a certain point in my life and “pursuit of ________ (happiness, career, self-realization, inner growth…)” I teetered on the fence about whether or not I really wanted kids, …but when it came down to it, I knew I did. It had to be with the right person, though. And if that person wasn’t to be discovered,Continue reading
Planning a trip to the Napa Valley wine country? When my husband (then boyfriend) and I planned our stay, we sought out an apartment or B&B that felt connected to the local community and culture. We found it on Airbnb with this five star Wine Country Private Guest Suite in the Coombsville AVA (American Viticultural Area) of Napa. Here’s my five reasonsContinue reading
My husband and I are building & designing our first house to sell in Los Angeles, California. (Toluca Lake, to be exact.) In fact, we are aiming for our own HGTV show! Wouldn’t that be fabulous? Todd is a stunt man. Here he is on the TV show, “Nip Tuck”, doubling John Hensley (Matt McNamara). Continue reading
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