Love the idea of craft projects but hate the time commitment? Today’s your lucky day: here’s three easy DIY suede necklaces that are crazy simple and take about a minute per project. Sometimes I want to work on a huge project, and sometimes I want to skip ahead to the end. That’s when crafts like this are perfect. Up first, there’s the … Keep reading…

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I’m not big on New Year’s Resolutions, but I did decide on two self-improvement themes for the year: be better about money and be nicer to the environment. I’m not saying I’m going to make super drastic changes – overpriced coffee and lengthy showers are two splurges I’d struggle to ditch – but there are easy fixes I should have been doing for … Keep reading…

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When I mention to friends I am working on a craft project, one of the most common responses is, “I wish I knew how to do that!” (Spoiler alert: about half of mine don’t turn out right. Ha!) If you don’t think you’re particularly arts-and-crafts ready, a class might be the right choice. Having an expert around can keep everything on track — … Keep reading…

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I’ve had a big year so far: Besides the major stuff like marriage and kicking cancer’s ass, I was on the news in a handful of countries. I posed in a bikini. Marc Jacobs liked one of my Instagram posts. I ate alligator. Oh, and I made my own soap. Not to be braggy, but… you guys, I think I can do … Keep reading…

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