My Sewing Shame

April 4, 2020

Have you ever messed up a sewing DIY so badly that you just want to give up? Yeah, me too...but don't. There's always a fix.

What To Do When Your Sewing Project Goes Wrong

Many, many years ago, my old Italian grandmother would come out from Queens stay with us and she would sew.

She would tell my mother, Harriet, you need new drapes.

And like it or not, within the week, my mom had new drapes.

5 Fabulous DIY & Decor Bloggers You Need To Know

April 2, 2020

5 Fabulous DIY Decor Bloggers You Need To Know

Hello friends, today I have something a little different to share with you. No, it's not a new craft, sewing tutorial or silly story.


Today, I'm sharing blogs. Beautiful blogs from some very talented ladies.

Today I Made Bread

March 31, 2020

What do you do when you're out of bread, don't have any yeast and aren't a great cook? Well, if you're me, you try a basic recipe and cross your fingers!

Homemade Bread No Yeast

Today, I made bread. Yup. Me. The girl who hates to cook.

Did I do it because I wanted to try something new?


Did I do it because I was bored and needed an activity to pass the time?

Definitely not.

Washing Upholstery Fabric (Or What We've Been Doing At Home)

March 27, 2020

Hanging Upholstery Fabric To Dry

Hello friends, I hope you're all doing well during these unprecedented times. We've been hunkered down for quite a while and trying to make the most of all our free time.

At first, there were big lists and grand plans to exercise, clean up and out, read and write and craft. However, as reality set in, here in NY, the motivation to do much more than disinfect and enjoy each other's company has faded.

But we are still crafting and creating.

Crafting Through The Chaos

March 14, 2020

How To Find Calm Among Chaos With Crafts and DIY

Last night, sitting in front of the tv, watching Gone With The Wind with my family, trying to avoid the news and the the endless list of canceled events, I starting thinking.

Thinking about the passage of time and the cyclical nature of things.

You see, almost exactly seven years ago, I hit publish for the very first time on this blog.

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