DIY J Crew inspired corsage shirt

how to make a J Crew-y corsage shirt

Have you seen these sweet corsage shirts? J Crew always has a darling variety, but I’ve seen them floating around at Mini Boden and Gap as well. They feel especially apropos with Spring right around the corner (I should note that the first flower spotting of Spring in Denver was always a huge boost of […]

make your own detox waters- tropical style

how to make your own detox water (tropical style!)

I am kind of a slow learner. I discover something that makes a giant difference for my overall wellbeing, and if it doesn’t become a daily habit, I kind of forget about it. Then, I am somehow reminded of that game changer and happily take it back up. That’s how it goes for me with […]

homemade chai tea recipe

homemade chai tea recipe

We have had a gloriously rainy and cloudy couple days here in Arabia, and I have been making a lot of tea. As I was sipping our go-to favorite chai, I decided that I should share it with y’all…only to realize Kirst shared the chai tea recipe YEARS ago! This chai is the best. It […]

free printable valentine- sparkle

free printable valentine labels- 'Valentine, you sparkle!'

These printable valentines are right up any girly girl’s alley! Piper Jane loves the sparkles… Even better, just fill a bag with anything small and sparkly and add these labels on the top.

watercolor painted wooden silverware

add watercolor paint to wooden/bamboo silverware for perfectly customized party cutlery!

I have been smitten with bamboo silverware ever since I saw it as part of a laid back, picnic-y wedding in a Martha Stewart Wedding magazine onceuponatime. It’s like the hat trick of cutlery- it looks great, it’s easier on the environment, and the possibilities for customization are endless. Those endless possibilities (plus Piper’s recent […]

mini birthday party kid’s table

"mini birthday party" kid's table (put together in 45 minutes with on-hand supplies!)

As you probably know, I pretty much love pulling out all the stops for kid’s birthday parties. Give me a Donut Bar or sparkly treat table to put together and I’m a happy girl. And don’t get me started about my unquenchable love for favors (and the direct result of that love- overstuffed favor bags […]

chimichurri: herb steak sauce

chimichurri herb sauce

Ok, I need a show of hands- how many of you are doing some sort of clean eating/ whole 30/ paleo diet after the holidays? We aren’t doing a full on detox, but we something close to that. This herb dressing is the perfect addition to all sorts of clean eating foods. It goes amazingly […]

free printable valentines- snakes

free printable valentine snake labels

For any little guys that love creepy crawleys, these printable valentine labels are just perfect. Just fill a little bag with snakes and add the free printable valentine label. And you have a sssssssssssweet valentine!

warm root vegetable salad

warm root veggie salad: whole30

I don’t know if I mentioned this on the blog or not, but last year my husband and I did the whole 30. It was a challenging and gratifying month of finding new and healthier ways to enjoy cooking and food. And if for no other reason I am thankful we did it because we […]

rosemary candied walnuts (the perfect salad topper)

rosemary candied walnuts

I always think of salads as summer fare, even though I eat them for dinner pretty much year ‘round (and I’m sure you do too!). Lately, I’ve been getting creative with my salad toppings and rediscovered an old kojo recipe for rosemary brown sugar walnuts. I am smitten with these yummies and, really, it’d be […]