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DIY: Clothespin Photo Board

I’m a big fan of bulletin boards–I love hanging photos, notes or scribblings on random pieces of paper on the walls for inspiration. That being said, I also love experimenting with new options for displaying these types of momentos. When I stumbled across this idea for a clothespin photo board (sans instructions), I knew it was the perfect project for a slow Friday afternoon…

DIY Eats: Chilaquiles from The Vegan Stoner

Though I’m not a vegan myself, I can’t get over how adorable (and delicious) recipes from The Vegan Stoner are. The illustrations are delightful and the instructions are blessedly easy–usually no more than 10 steps….

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DIY: Chalkboard Platter

It’s no secret that I absolutely love cheese. At any given time there’s likely at least four different varieties of cheese in my fridge. So naturally, a fancy cheese platter like this one has always been on my apartment wish list. Unfortunately I can’t justify spending that much money on something so unnecessary – so I decided to make a cheaper version myself…

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DIY: Sharpie Coffee Mugs

I’m always on the lookout for good, creative gift ideas – especially in the months leading up to the majority of my friends’ birthdays. So when a neighbor gifted me an adorable decorated mug filled with goodies awhile back, I knew this DIY would be the perfect birthday surprise for a good friend…

DIY Eats: Brown Rice & Beans with Avocado

I absolutely adore Bon Appetit – both from a design standpoint and because of their truly delectable dishes. Recently I caved and finally shelled out for a subscription, meaning that I have lots of foder…

The Family Fang

Reads: The Family Fang

I first picked up Kevin Wilson’s offbeat “The Family Fang” over the summer but between work, traveling and shenanigans with friends, I was never able to finish the novel in my three weeks allotted by the public library…

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DIY Eats: Beer Cheese Bread

As someone who is almost always cold, the winter months make me crave big sweaters, cozy fireplaces, hot beverages, and hearty, filling meals. So yesterday when I stumbled into my apartment, frozen from the chilly…

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DIY: Flavored Coffee Syrups

Anyone who knows me well knows that there aren’t many things in this world that I love more than coffee. While I usually drink my coffee black I also love trying uniquely flavored lattes and…