Tag: Pinterest

The nursery: the vision versus the reality

Reality check: my Pinterest- and Olio board-fueled vision for a nursery may not happen.  I’m slowly coming around to this realization.  Early on, I dreamed of a picture-perfect nursery.  Gender neutral, even for our baby boy, everything carefully curated and designed thanks to my Pinterest board and Olio board dedicated to the subject.  Some things

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Pinterest WIN! DIY Fabric Hoop Tutorial

Hey busy Mommas- I’m happy to report a huge Pinterest DIY craft project WIN that anyone can pull off.  I am a pretty adventureous sewer, quilter, and DIYer.  But with a 2 year old running my life running around, doing extended projects such as sewn handbags and quilts is just not something I can whip up

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Is Pinterest a busy working mom’s connection to the skills we failed to learn from our grandmothers?

 On the weekends we throwback to older but still awesome posts. This post was originally published in April of 2012. I came across this article about the awesomeness of Pinterest for helping us embrace our inner Marthas – from craft projects, to tasty new recipes to home decorating tricks, Pinterest can have anyone feeling like a lifestyle mogul.

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Making Peace… With Pinterest

Hello, my name is Dena, and I used to be a Pinterest junkie. I think of myself as a fairly creative person.  I cook, I like to do crafts, I like to decorate.  I have a Pinterest account filled with deliciously-easy, make-themselves recipes, hours-of-entertainment crafts, creatively-chic home decor ideas: Oh! Freeze-ahead crock-pot meals! Homemade bird-feeders and sidewalk chalk!   100’s of

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