• Summer Solstice 2012

    Summer Solstice 2012

    by the Big Sister I recently made a trip back to my hometown of Toledo, Ohio for a much needed reunion with friends and family! It is no coincidence that I... Read more

    Posted on 12 July 2012 DIARIES, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Vinegar


    by the Big Sister How very stinky yet so very useful!! Pungent, strong and natural. I'd like to share a few reasons I like the acidic liquid.Reason #1 - Salt ... Read more

    Posted on 27 May 2012 FOOD & DRINK
  • New Kitchen Wall Art

    Kitchen Wall

    by The Big Sister We've lived in our house for four years or so now and most of the walls remain white. I'm slowly bringing life to our home but it's much... Read more

    Posted on 24 April 2012 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • New Adventures and I Miss You Much

    Adventures Miss Much

    by The Big SisterHello! Happy Martin Luther King Jr., Valentines, St Pattie's, Easter, Passover, and whatever other big day I've missed :) Lot's of things have... Read more

    Posted on 18 April 2012 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • #2 Hump Day Top 5


    The List Game Challenge What do the following celebrities have in common? Eric BanaEmily BrowningToni ColetteElle MacphersonRussel Crowe Answer:... Read more

    Posted on 11 January 2012 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Round Sponge Brush Canvas Art

    Round Sponge Brush Canvas

    2 white canvases stared me in the face for months. A Christmas gift miracle needed to happen but the inspiration wouldn't come. I painted and re painted these... Read more

    Posted on 05 January 2012 ARTS & CRAFTS, HOME
  • First Hump Day Top 5

    First Hump

    I love playing the "list" game. In high school, the game was played by passing notes back and forth between periods... ...these days the challenge is... Read more

    Posted on 04 January 2012 SELF EXPRESSION
  • 2012 Update: No Limits Please

    2012 Update: Limits Please

    I love Big sister rant. And go... As much as I enjoy creating a little something out of nothing or documenting my journey of not completely... Read more

    Posted on 03 January 2012 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • Bottle Cap Picture Frame

    Bottle Picture Frame

    Although the heaviest hand made gift I made this year, I was some what satisfied with this recycled picture frame.Skill level: Super... Read more

    Posted on 02 January 2012 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • Christmas in Ohio 2011

    Christmas Ohio 2011

    Last Christmas was just like any other day for me. The Arizona weather seemed to erase the magic and not being with my Ohio family was quite depressing. Read more

    Posted on 01 January 2012 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • DIY Candle Holders - Nature Meets Glam

    Candle Holders Nature Meets Glam

    Supplies: Aluminum cansSticks from the yardCandle sticksHot glueRope Clear beadsStep 1: Gather all the sticks you can find (well I had to because I don't have... Read more

    Posted on 20 December 2011 ARTS & CRAFTS, HOME
  • Confession Sunday

    Confession Sunday

    We hoard Christmas cards!! Reasons why...They are too pretty to throw awayThe guilt of throwing away overly priced cards from loved ones eats us up in side We... Read more

    Posted on 19 December 2011 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • Cubicle Wars 2011

    Cubicle Wars 2011

    I work with a great group of people and although the content of our job is quite serious, we manage to cut loose from time to time. Last year we started the... Read more

    Posted on 18 December 2011 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • Christmases Past...

    Christmases Past...

    I've been busy making Christmas gifts for friends... Gifts that have to be mailed across the country... Gifts that I can't post until they receive them...and... Read more

    Posted on 09 December 2011 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • Prizes from 'Try To Keep Up!'

    Prizes from 'Try Keep Up!'

    We recently learned we won third place in the September Stashbusting contest over at T-Shirt Diaries. Yay! What did that mean for us? Well, a few days ago I... Read more

    Posted on 28 November 2011 HOME
  • Doppelganger


    : A tangible double of a living person that typically represents evil. In the vernacular, the word doppelgänger has come to refer (as in German "doppelt(e)")... Read more

    Posted on 24 November 2011 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • DIY Wall Art


    There was a huge sale on canvases {at Hobby Lobby}. Of course I took advantage! They sat naked until a recent idea came to me. Skill level: Moderate to... Read more

    Posted on 24 November 2011 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • Random Blog Post Idea...

    Random Blog Post Idea...

    Have you ever been told you look like a famous person? I have an idea for a new blog post... I'd love to incorporate a few fellow bloggers. Hit me up if you... Read more

    Posted on 19 November 2011 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Holiday DIY Gift Catalog - Link Party

    Holiday Gift Catalog Link Party

    With Thanksgiving almost behind us and Christmas right around the corner, I'm a little panicked. I've never been the kind of person to start shopping in July an... Read more

    Posted on 19 November 2011 HOME, LIFESTYLE
  • Thanksgiving


    I'm currently in the process of painting our front room....I've been talking about doing so for over 3 years now. I'm mildly in love with the main color choice... Read more

    Posted on 16 November 2011 HOME, LIFESTYLE