A Tisket, a Tasket, Bags go in the Basket

In Seattle city limits, plastic bags are ILLEGAL. You go to jail if you are caught smuggling those into a supermarket. Not really. It’s just that stores aren’t allowed to use them any more. There’s no more “Paper or plastic, ma’am?” happening. It’s “Did you bring your bags today?” now. The choices for bagging your […]

My Milkshake Brings all the Boys to the Yard

“Just get the perfect blend Plus what you have within Then next his eyes will squint…” Read more:┬áKelis – Milkshake Lyrics | MetroLyrics If those boys were interested in healthy living, and liked chocolate, they’d totally come to my yard for these smoothies. I saw a Dr. Oz once where he added avocado to his […]

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Crafted Connections (and a DIY Business Card Tutorial)

I should be a self-help junkie. I love going to events, getting sparked by a lecture, meeting fascinating people and gleaning knowledge from their stories. But I’m not a kool-aid drinker…yet. Last night I attended Crave’s Urban Campfire, where incredible women opened their hearts and shared their vulnerability to empower the rest of us. (Okay, […]

Thriftaholism: There is No Cure

Hi, I’m Jen. And I’m a Thriftaholic. After discovering the awesomeness that is the Goodwill in my new ‘hood, I find myself wandering over there 1-2x/week. ┬áThis is an addiction I have no desire of curing, however. I abide by a few rules in my prowling: – Will it serve a function in our home? […]