Summer 2012 bucket list.

I’ve always operated under the theory, “Work first, play later.” But, in the five months Annistyn’s been in my life, she’s taught me something else: Play comes first. Fold laundry or play with baby? Play. Wash dishes or play with baby? Play. Scrub toilets or play with baby? Definitely play. Play always wins. As a…

Pinterest, meet reality.

Know what’s even more fun than pinning? Creating! I’m a lucky lady to have a husband so interested in this stuff. We’ve got a nice little arrangement going: Pinterest and I provide the creative direction, and he does the work. Sounds fair, right? (Honestly though, he loves it.) Our first big undertaking began just two…

Homemade calendar journal.

This year, I decided to make a homemade Christmas gift for my mom and sisters. I stumbled across this fun idea for a DIY calendar journal and adapted the project, simply using items around the house. (Total cost was $0, since we already had the paper/wood.) I started by designing my print template in Photoshop,…