Treat the host(ess) with Shari’s Berries

Shari's Berries product collage

This time of year not only are bogged down with the sheer amount of presents to buy for those you care about, but you must also think of the kindness of someone who has invited you to their home. Whether it's for a small get together or a huge party you would like to thank them for thinking enough of you to invite you to their home. It's not always easy right? It is if you order Shari's Berries, … [Read more...]

The Casual Professional: Dressing To Network At A Sporting Event


We know how to dress for a baseball game (casually); and we know how to dress for a networking event (professionally).  But how do you dress when the two come together as one? As a Bruin alumna I am proud to support my school by staying active within the alumni community.  And as an aspiring business woman and entrepreneur I see my alma mater as a great opportunity to connect with potential … [Read more...]

Spring Is For The Birds


Spring is for the birds, and I don't mean that in the sarcastic way, but literally. Spring is when the birds are chirping and flowers are blooming. There's nothing better then a brand new bird bath to help me feel like spring is here. I decided to make a bird bath out of different sized terra cotta planter pots stacked one on top of the other. Supplies: terra cotta pots and dishes paint … [Read more...]

My Thanksgiving Wreath

My Thanksgiving Wreath

  Last week Ellie (@teasandsweets) posted How To Make a Holiday Wreath, and I was so inspired I decided to make one too. It was really simple and easy to do, so you can count on me now making one for every holiday. Thanks to Ellie I now have a fantastic beautiful wreath for Thanksgiving. Stay tuned for more fantastic Thanksgiving decorating ideas... … [Read more...]

DIY Halloween Decorations on The Centsible Life

DIY Halloween Decorations on The Centsible LIfe

I'm so excited to announce my partnership with Lowe's Creative Ideas Magazine and Kelly of  The Centsible Life (@centsiblelife). Today I posted on The Centsible Life 2 great DIY Halloween Decorations. There's also a kick butt giveaway for a $50 Lowe's Gift Card. Get over there and enter. Stay tuned for more projects on The Centsible Life by none other then this very excited … [Read more...]

Design Your Own Jewelry With Shains

Design Your Own Accessories with Shains

I went to the Big Toy Event at BlogHer this year and immediately went to this table with these bracelets by Shains. They were customizeable with little buttons. Once I was done with my bracelet, I got their card immediately. I put my twitter handle on mine even though they didn't have the @ sign, and wore it all weekend. Shains   (@shainsware) are made of recycled and recyclable parts. They … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Gifts In A Jar

Powder Puff cookies

One of my Crafting gurus has yet again sent a fantastic tutorial for my Fashionably Organized readers.  Sara of Sara's Organized Chaos has a pretty easy way to make a gift in a jar, like make your own cookies.  Maybe next year I'll get industrious and do this for people. Looking for a really easy, inexpensive but great last minute gift? If you are, you need to pay attention because I will have … [Read more...]

Making Your Own Wreath Ornament


My wonderful DIY guru Tammy of Life is Not Just Paper and Glue has sent me a wonderful tutorial to share with my Fashionably Organized readers.  I promise you will not be disappointed by this wonderful project.  Want to see more of her beautiful talent check out her PK Glitz site and her Dixie Pieces (now you see why she is a DIY goddess). Supplies: Glitter: (P K Glitz) Art Acetate (P K … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Fry Box Favor

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My crafting guru Sara of Sara's Organized Chaos is here this month with a fantastic treat bag to make yourself.  Quite frankly I asked her to do this because E's birthday is in December and I wanted a creative way to do the favors for the kids.  Of course this is a wonderful way to do your Halloween treats as well.  Check out her fantastic easy tutorial, and of course enjoy.  Thanks Sara!Halloween … [Read more...]

Wednesday DIY Organization & More Roundup

table jewelry organizer

I can't believe how I've neglected my beloved Wednesday DIY roundup.  I have to be honest even if there aren't a lot of you who read this, I love finding these fantastic projects all around the internet.  I feel like I learn so much from so many other creative people.  Check these out they are so much fun even if you don't make them. Ashley Campbell posted on PetaPixel the cutest easiest photo … [Read more...]

Treat Bag Tutorial

Treat Bags Finish

I did it!  I put myself out there.  I put out an APB on SITS Girls Forum for friends.  I wanted to have some people to call my posse.  I had 1 or 2 already, but I'm selfish and I want more.  I got an e-mail from Sara of Sara's Organized Chaos [and her quest for world domination] (also known as Strand Update).  I knew just from the name of her blog we were MFEO (made for each other).  Turns out … [Read more...]

Wednesday DIY Organization and More


Welcome to another Wednesday of great projects around the internet.  Yet again, I wonder when I'll have time to do these wonderful things. My husband may not be organized (OK that's an understatement), but he does have some silly little quirks.  One of which is the coaster under the glass everywhere.  We have more drink coasters then I can count.  When I saw DIY Mod Podge Tile Coasters on HWTM … [Read more...]

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