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DIY: Day of the Dead Candy Holders Craft

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I’m such a dork, I’ve been so excited about sharing these DIY Day of the Dead candy holders my daughters and I made out of old plastic Easter eggs with you. I think they are freakin’ adorable. The girls and I were stuck indoors recently and they wanted to make an art project. Since Halloween […] Read the full article →

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DIY: Glue Gun Spiderwebs

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Hee hee hee, my pretties! I can’t wait to show you how to make your very own glue gun spiderwebs because as we all know spiders are excellent webmakers, but good luck getting them to work on command and put webs where you want them. First though, I feel like a confession is in order […] Read the full article →

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Street-Find Redo: Paint without Sanding

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My cuñado found this side table that looked like it had made a run from decades past. It was on the sidewalk just waiting to be picked up by someone. It might not look like much to most, but it’s made out of solid wood and if you are a solid wood lover on a […] Read the full article →

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DIY: Easy Back-to-School Command Center

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The start of the school year is quickly approaching, which of course makes me want to get ready for a successful and smooth academic year. As I laid eyes on the sad-looking command center I set up last year, I knew something had to be done. I mean look at it! I know, it’s pathetic, […] Read the full article →

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DIY: How to Make Tin Can Lanterns

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I have a lovely little backyard that I never take for granted because when you live in a city like San Francisco where the homes butt up right against each other and your front door opens pretty much directly onto the sidewalk, having a little patch of earth in the back of your home that […] Read the full article →

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10 Free Handwritten Fonts

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I’ve told you before that I am a sucker for free fonts. Fonts do it for me and the fonts that come preinstalled on my computer are not enough, so I go searching for more. I visit dafont.com pretty regularly and find it easy to search for and download free fonts from them, but when […] Read the full article →

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DIY Duct Tape Bunting

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Look what I made! I wanted to make something a little festive in a patriotic sort of way for our backyard, kind of sort of in honor of the 4th of July, but I didn’t want to go with flags, so I decided to make duct tape bunting in the colors of the flag and […] Read the full article →

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DIY Outdoor Date Night Oasis

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Do you ever come up with an idea that you think is pretty good and then it morphs into an even better idea? That’s what just happened to me. You see, I was on a mission to create an outdoor oasis as part of this sponsored campaign in collaboration with Pier 1 Imports and my […] Read the full article →

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Creating an Outdoor Staycation Oasis with Pier 1 Imports

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This post is part of a compensated campaign in collaboration with Pier 1 Imports and Latina Bloggers Connect. This has been an extraordinarily wonderful week for me. Due to circumstances perhaps caused by an oversight I made, I was forced to take a staycation. Twist my arm why don’t you. It’s been truly amazing because […] Read the full article →

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DIY Closet Door Spray Paint Update

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Everyone always talks about a pop of color as if it were the bestest thing in the world and for the most part, it is good. But what if it is a pop of color in a room that makes you want to gouge your eyes out? Okay, I may be overdramatizing a bit, but […] Read the full article →

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