Monthly Archives: October 2012

How to Make Stove-Top Espresso

Over on the You Are site I showed how to make stove top espresso with a Moka pot, my absolute favorite way to make coffee. Lately I have been mixing in a few tablespoons of pumpkin puree with my almond milk for a home made pumpkin spice latte. Go try it, its pretty awesome and […]

Wedding Wednesday: Turquoise Inspiration

    Turquoise, agua, light blue,  whatever you want to call it, its one of my favorite colors! In fact my room at home is a lovely light shade of aqua thats slightly more greenish the a Tiffany box:) Feast your eyes on some turquoise-y blue loveliness:   all images are on my Pinterest Wedding […]

Introducing: Chalkboard Calligraphy Cards

I love a good chalkboard wall, in fact I have a few in my house and I even have a coffee table with a chalkboard top. So naturally, I wanted chalkboard cards! Thanks Congrats Yay “You’re the Best” (<—–Great for teachers!) and a few other designs will be showing up soon!! Any words or phrase […]

Wedding Wednesday: Mustard Yellow

all images with their sources are on my Pinterest Wedding Board I have really jumped on the mustard (the color, I already love the edible stuff!) train lately. I bought mustard color skinnies and I want to wear them everyday! The color will probably be incorporated mainly through plants and flowers. Though that Van Gough […]

Wedding Wednesday

I love bright red/orange poppies. Some grow in the front of my parents house every summer and I would love to DIY some huge paper ones for the flower girl(s?)(if I even have any) to carry instead of throwing petals and for decorations and photobooth props. I also love bright poppy nail polish (one of […]

How to French Press (the youAre way)

I’m showing y’all (<—I have been in the South waaaaaaay too long!) how to French Press over on the youAre blog today! It’s going to be a whole series of different coffee and tea brewing techniques along with some fun drink recipes. Homemade pumpkin spice lattes anyone?

DIY Java Jolt Body Scrub

I love beauty products just as much as any other girl, but I like to make them myself with ingredients I can actually pronounce:) Since our skin is the biggest organ in our body,  I never put anything on my skin that I wouldn’t eat!  Scrubs are great for the body since they exfoliate dead […]