Archive for Lisa
With a can of spray paint and some fabric, a discarded wicker stool got a little makeover. And now, if i can just get rid of the spray paint fumes, I can enjoy having a new piece of furniture in my family room.continue reading "Wicker makeover"
Here’s a little reminder for you, if you’re still getting your Polka Dot Cottage fix through Google Reader: you have less than two weeks to switch over to something else! Yep. So, if you’ve been dragging your heels, I encourage you to take a few minutes and figure out a plan. A few months ago, [...]continue reading "Don’t forget!"
Wherein I talk about strawberry butter on toast and peppermint iced tea in a blue mason jar. But not at the same time.continue reading "Diet food"
I spent a few days this week with my eyeballs in my laptop, making some major behind-the-scenes changes to my blog. I barely managed to tear myself away to make dinner for my family, so it’s fairly impressive that I remembered to write this post on time!continue reading "Weekend Favorites"
My son’s brainchild: summer adventures together, just me and him. Our first stop was in Princeton, NJ a few weeks ago.continue reading "BOG and Mom’s Excellent Adventure"
Whether you are motivated by frugality, by the desire to live in an eco-friendly way, or by an abundance of fun and funky vintage sheets in your linen closet, this simple tutorial should appeal to you.continue reading "I Like My Skirts Fast and Cheap, 2.0"
Amid the chaos of an overwhelmingly busy schedule this week, there were so many beautiful photos on Flickr catching my eye. And nice handful of crafty links as well. Take a look!continue reading "Weekend Favorites"
I have spent the last few months being ever so persnickety about a new mod floral crochet blanket for myself: crocheting, ripping back, crocheting again. And now that I have finally figured out how to proceed, and gotten about 1/4 of the way done, I don’t really feel like working on it anymore. Oh no – say it isn’t so!continue reading "Summer crochet. Or not?"
There are improvements happening behind the scenes, and today I share the first of these with you, and ask you to share a little feedback with me.continue reading "Upgraded: Flufy’s Granny Square Blanket"
I visited the farm, made some delicious ice pops, and took about a million photos of the process (because cooking is so much more fun when there’s a camera in one hand and a wooden spoon in the other).continue reading "Saturday in June"