Time for another pattern review! So this time I tried sewing for me. It's the Luna Top by Liola Patterns from Go To Patterns. This is what it's supposed to look like: Cute right? I mean, if you're familiar with Y seams, this thing is a breeze, and very slimming with the darts and such....but if you should happen to disregard that old idea that you should prewash your fabric, then perhaps your garment will shrink, like a lot. Add to that the midwestern phenomenon that is "Winter Weight" … [Read more...]
Star Spangled Hammered?…. or Just Some Festive Fun!
4th of July fun doesn’t have to be just for the kids!? Keeping that in mind, we will keep this post short and sweet so you have time to sample a few of these ideas in planning your 4th festivities. Nothing draws your attention to a cocktail like a splash of color or fancy garnishes. Here are a few Pinterest Inspired drink ideas to spice up the adult bevi’s this 4th of July. Boozy Bomb Pop from Simply Fresh Cooking Yes -- you guessed it, not only do they look like the childhood … [Read more...]
The Pop-Up Party!
More often that not it seems that as our age increases, the enthusiasm or effort around birthday celebrations decrease. I know in my circle of friends and family we tend to use a birthday as an excuse to go out for celebratory food and drinks -- YUM. But I am going to show you that it doesn’t mean you can’t get a little crafty and add some flair for extra fun! It was KerPop’s birthday and we thought we would surprise her with a little family outing. As any busy mother of three does on a … [Read more...]
Bacon Flavored Vodka
Hello world, I'm going to make my first post quick and simple. It makes a great "guy gift", and takes very little effort. (Sweeeeeet!) Today, we're making BACON VODKA! Let's get to it: Supplies Needed: 1lb bacon 1 liter cheap vodka 1 qt jar Fun packaging How to: Cook up your bacon via your preferred method. (I like the oven) Let it cool, and cut the slices you didn't eat in half ( you know you ate some, and so did everyone else that came through the kitchen, it's … [Read more...]