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I can do it! You can do it! DIY for the win! Just keep you fingers away from the super glue.

‘Dabble’-ing in Leatherwork

While sitting at a particularly long stoplight after trying my hand at leatherwork, I started thinking about what I would say if someone complimented my new handbag. “I like your bag,” they’d say. “Oh, thanks, I made it!” I would cheerfully reply. “You do leatherwork?” they would inquisitively ask. “I dabble in it.” Ooooooooooooooh, that’s why it’s called Dabble. Now I get … Keep reading…

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Wedding Wednesday | DIY ‘Be My Bridesmaid’ Boxes

Much like sweets tables, personalized hangers, and mason jar everything, bridesmaid boxes appear to be a wedding trend created for and blown up by Pinterest. The rest of the interest has porn and cat videos, but Pinterest has compulsively re-pinned images of “easy” bridal tutorials and other nuptial-related must-haves you should “pin now, read later.” I say that like I don’t eat it … Keep reading…

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So you forgot about New Year’s Eve…

GUESS WHAT. NEW YEAR’S EVE IS TOMORROW. I KNOW. IT’S ABSOLUTE MADNESS. I wish I could say I’m shitting you, but I’m not. Christmas always messes up my internal calendar, so New Year’s sneaks up each year and scares me half to death when I realize I have a few hours to plan a party. This year I managed to remember on … Keep reading…

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Thanksgiving 101: Decorations and Tips (& a DIY project!)

I’m telling you all about my favorite Thanksgiving cocktails, appetizers, place settings, and more in my new blog series Thanksgiving 101! Up today: Decorations and last-minute hostessing tips. My obsession with holiday decorations is… Intense. I’ve always loved decorating for all holidays. (We have a Taco Bell tradition on Easter, but you know I still own some egg garland.) Because of that, I’m … Keep reading…

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