Posts Tagged: diy

SoInLove EveryDay.

pink heart embroidered valentine

“He is your field which you sow with love and reap with thanksgiving.”- Kahlil Gibran So in love. That’s me.  Utterly.  Completely.  Divinely. Sow in love. Planting seeds.  Patiently awaiting the first bloom.  Envisioning the wonder of spring. Sew in love. I’m a big fan of Valentine’s Day.  There, I said it.  And there are… Read more »

SmelltheRoses EveryDay.

rosewater champagne cocktail

“A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose.” – Gertrude Stein Roses are the quintessential flower.  They are classic and timeless.  Messengers of adoration, infatuation, friendship and LOVE.  What often takes a backseat to their visual beauty is their soft, romantic bouquet.   Rosewater Champagne Cocktail Ingredients- -organic rosewater (make sure suitable… Read more »

PlayintheDirt EveryDay.

fire escape farmers market garden DIY

“Plant a garden in which strange plants grow and mysteries bloom.” -Ken Kesey Is there anything more satisfying than getting your hands dirty?  Such a simple sensation really…..but it is incredibly gratifying to DIG IN.  To be coated in something that makes you messy, or sticky, or grimy, or grubby.  It recalls moments of childhood… Read more »

BigHeart Every Day.

DIY Watercolor Hearts Sea Salt

“What do girls do who haven’t any mothers to help them through their troubles?” -Louisa May Alcott With Mother’s Day fast approaching I wanted to make something to show my Mama how much I appreciate and admire her.  There have been many occasions over the years I have given my Mother a present, yet I… Read more »

Cherish Every Day.

DIY Friendship Bracelet Anagram Old School

“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: “What!  You too?  I thought I was the only one.”  -C.S.Lewis Remember how giddy it made you to make a new friend in grammar school.  It was such a joy (and relief) to connect with another person, be heard & feel a mutual… Read more »

ROCKStar Every Day.

“I got nasty habits.  I take tea at three.” – Mick Jagger “You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven. ” ― Jimi Hendrix “Where’s your will to be weird?” – Jim Morrison Lately I could use a bit more attitude.   A little more edge. I feel compelled to exalt my… Read more »

Luck Every Day.

diy lucky clover flats

“I’ve been lucky.  I’ll be lucky again.” – Bette Davis There are countless adages and proverbs from every corner of the world regarding luck. “Luck follows the hopeful, ill luck the fearful.” “Luck stops at the door and inquires whether prudence is within.” “There is no one luckier than he who thinks himself so.” “A… Read more »

SpringFever Every Day.

daffodils & cyclamen springtime

“Winter is on my head, but eternal spring is in my heart.”-Victor Hugo Somehow we are still deep in the thick of the gloomy, hard winter days in Brooklyn.  The glimmer of sunshine yesterday was a tease as another cold front heads our way sending chills up my spine and making me miss my California… Read more »

Baci Every Day.

“A kiss was a kiss- to be enjoyed to the utmost for its short moment.”  -F. Scott Fitzgerald “The Beautiful and the Damned” Kisses are delicious.  Chocolate kisses.  Mmmmm….  What could be better?  Italian chocolate kisses.  Perhaps I’m biased with my handsome italian husband, but move over Hershey’s because BACI are the real deal.  And… Read more »