2012 Archives

Funny Ladies of Twitter: An interview with Amber E. aka @rare_basement

“‘Women aren’t funny,’ he said while posting his 248th rage comic as Family Guy plays in the background.” That’s a tweet from Amber E., a.k.a. @rare_basement on Twitter. Amber’s hilariously honest and witty observations touch on everything ranging from working in retail and raising her five-year-old son as a single mother to sex, politics, and…

summer 2012 wardrobe

Putting together wardrobe posts is my favorite part of every new season. It’s fun to show you guys what I’m going to wear all summer, but it’s mostly just to help me inventory what I have and how I can put it all together in new ways. Here are some of my favorite pieces from…

one year and 11 months with alice

Dear Alice: This month has been full of things that made me stop and think “I’ve got to remember this moment!” It’s not so much about “firsts” anymore, but the short reels of memories played back in my mind from each day that you see something new, the fun experiences we have together, and how…

hannah’s flowers: crystals, polka dots, and a color explosion!

This is a bouquet I made for Hannah and Joel’s wedding this August in Ballymena, Ireland. We’ve communicated over nearly a year sharing Pinterest boards, fabric swatches, and lots of ideas, and I’ve got to say hers is one of the more embellished and colorful bouquets I’ve done. It’s like an explosion of candy buttons…

white horsies jump: mama and alice go to the international horse jumping event

I was asked about a month ago if I’d like four VIP passes to The International, an exciting world-class horse jumping show here in Omaha. I’d never been to a horse event before, so I accepted with glee–and it was SO fun! So here’s what I learned about horse jumping: It’s judged on speed, and…