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A Tote, A Tuesday

This could be the perfect tote for a busy mom this summer. Book Bag – for a trip to the library Shopper Tote – for a stop at the market Errand bag – pockets for keys, cash and sunglasses Busy bag – for kids activities at the ball park, dance studio or doctor’s office Neutral […]

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Making Changes, Setting Priorities

I am starting my week of right! I need to start taking better care of myself and my family! Grocery shopping done, meals planned and prepped. Fruits and veggies – ready to grab for easy snacks. Here is a link to my new favorite cookbook The Weight and Wellness Nutrition Guide  No diet here, just healthy, […]

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Shop Update -February 2017

I have a lot of new items in the SHOP Bags – slouches and cross body bags add the perfect splash of color to the gloomy winter months. Buckets – all sizes and lots of fabrics make these the perfect storage bins for any room in the house. Kitchen Linens – traditional red or blue cotton […]

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Sweater Refashion DIY

Cleaning out closets this week. I decided to combine a sweater that was to short with a button down that was to tight. I cut the shirt first. All I needed was the collar/yoke, cuffs and lower five inches. I finished the raw edges with a zigzag stitch and pinned in place. I stitched them […]

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Clothing Upcycle – DIY

I recently cut the tag out of this top and made 2 small holes along the neckline. ugh. I pieced together some scraps of fabric to form a binding. Trimmed it down to cover the holes, pressed the raw edges down to form a binding and attached to the neckline. I am happy with the […]

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Mending Jeans

Over Thanksgiving break, I replaced a torn belt loop adding just a bit of  color. At Christmas, I patched a “split in the butt”.  Simple mix of fabrics to make a patch, press under the raw edges and machine stitch in place. January – and another patch just in time for Valentine’s Day! This time […]

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