Practicality meets properness in Martha’s handbook for housewives (and anyone else who cares about their belongings)

I spend my Sundays catching up on bad television, magazines and– most importantly– housework. It’s times like these I remember, and often re-open, the end-all-be-all of households texts; the motivation behind an ode to said book in Reviewing the Arts homework (ahem) and the amazing surprise wrapped in birthday paper months back is none other … Read more

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DIY Inexpensive Autumn Wreath for Thanksgiving

I am always surprised by how much wreaths cost, just like I’m always surprised by how much throw pillows, chairs, lamps and lamp shades cost. I think my opinion on costs might be skewed, but whatever. They are stupidly priced. Because of this, I was thrilled when I saw wreaths in the Target Dollar Section … Read more

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Frogs and snakes and bats, oh my!: DIY Spooky Witch’s Ingredients

With Halloween only a mere week and a half away, it’s time to really enjoy my festive-and-spooky decorations. The newest addition? A craft I was inspired to make after seeing mass-made versions in stores for up to $12 per bottle. Considering I rarely spend that much on a bottle of booze (I know, I know, … Read more

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