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Hot Pad of the Month–May Ladybug

May is always crazy around our house, and this year has been no exception, so I’m sliding in sideways at the last minute with the hot pad for this month.  I think she’s pretty cute, so hopefully  you’ll find she was worth the wait. You’ll need this pattern, which is the same basic outer shape…

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Star Wars Pillowcase on Undercover Tourist

This may be a little weird, but sometimes my family travels with our own pillowcases.  It’s not a germaphobe thing and it’s not a comment on the boring bedding provided by our hotel.  Okay, it’s a little bit of that last one, but it’s also just a cheerful thing to add a little personality to…

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Talented Tuesday Link Party #29

Welcome back to Talented Tuesday!  We had a great turn out last week, and I hope you all enjoyed linking up your projects and finding some new blogs to check out.  I can’t even begin to tell you how difficult it was for me to choose only three to feature.  Let’s see what you’ve been…

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Friday Favorites–Jean Therapy

Do you remember a time when denim wasn’t in everyone’s closet?  Since their rise to popularity in the 50’s, the styles and colors of jeans, jackets and skirts have varied, but they never disappear.  I’m personally trying to work a few non-denim items into my wardrobe to break up my daily jeans routine, but I’ve…

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Book Review: Sewing for your Girls

I’m here today to a book review courtesy of Tuttle Publishing.  They have provided me with the book in exchange for this review, but the opinions are all my own.  This post also contains affiliate links. I’ve never had the chance to do much girly sewing.  I gave up on sewing for a while before…

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Talented Tuesday Link Party #28

I’m so happy to be joining these amazing ladies for the Talented Tuesday Link Party!  You can look forward to finding this feature here every week.  I’d love for you to share your projects with us here, and I hope you find some new things to make and admire as well! REFRESHING CITRUS DRINK WITH…