DIY Honey Foot Mask

Make a delicious honey sauce that can do everything but bring religion to your abused feet.

Recipe: Icepocalypse Eggs (Eggs in the fireplace)

1. Wait for the one time per year when Dallas is immobilized by ice. 2. Light a fire, put all your food outside in the ice, and generally stabilize the situation. 3. Find some once used disposable cupcake pans in the cabinet, and coat the insides of the “pools” with butter. 4. Break an egg…

The Making of Upholstered Wiener Dog Ramps

Since Meeka’s back incident, she has not been allowed to climb stairs or leap off and on furniture. Because of this, she’s been mostly limited to the downstairs, and when shes upstairs, she has to be supervised every second because she feel perfectly capable of getting on and off the couch on a whim. I…

Valentine’s Day for Anti-Commercialists

I hate hearing people say, “I don’t believe in Valentine’s Day, its just a commercial holiday.” They might also call it “an excuse to sell flowers” or a “Hallmark holiday”. I’m┬ánot a big fan of everything pink, glittery, covered in hearts and draped with tulle, but holidays are a chance to have fun with people…

Making Jewelry…

I’ve been making jewelry lately, both in the hope of having jewelry to wear and in the hope of setting up an Etsy (or some other sort) of shop. I think I’m getting pretty close to having enough, I just need to find a way to photograph it all that I’m happy with. And I…

The Classless Fashion Guide to Eye Patches

  Having a swollen, watery eye can make you look like a rat plague victim… but, never fear, putting on an eye patch can quickly make you the coolest girl in the bar. Eye patches can relieve strain on compromised eyes, can keep people from avoiding you in case what you have is contagious, and…

Make-Your-Own Valentine’s Day Gluttony

Thom and I decided to make our own Valentine’s Day feast. I think we are getting to the point where most of the time, we would rather eat our own cooking than go out and eat someone else’s. We have gotten pretty damn good at cooking. I do wish we had wait staff at the…

The Un-Ugly Kitchen Project

When we bought our house, the worst thing about it was the scalloped wooden trim in the kitchen. I meant to take it down, but by the time I realized that would mean repainting, I was so tired of painting that I just decided to ignore it for awhile. Yes its a bad picture. I…