How to make a bow… a step-by-step tutorial.

How to make a bow… a step-by-step tutorial.

take the full holiday house tour here! My mother is like a cross between Martha Stewart and the set-designer for a 1940’s Hollywood musical… creative. If you said to my mother: look, tomorrow I’m having three-hundred people to my house for a huge Christmas celebration… and I didn’t plan at all… and all I have(…)

I’m like Gollum. But much taller.

This year I wanted to do less. Less with my manic, glassy-eyed hauling of stored ornaments. Less of my frantic bow-making when I realize the ribbon I used last year is undeniably hideous. Less of asking myself, where did I put that twelfth box of holiday stuff. Less with the hanging and nailing and hauling(…)

Bath Remodel: Before and After.

The bathroom remodel took at least three times as long as it should have. Possibly four.  Possibly nine. My decision-making process was gruesomely slow and drove Paul to the brink of madness. I mean that.  Not in an exaggerated way.  But in a very accurate way.  It made him crazy that he could not force(…)