This week without any previous planning I ended up repurposing a little girl vanity into a Frida inspired vanity table. Here is the story: I love going to thrift stores. They are big treasure hunts. With a little effort and a little imagination you really can score some great stuff there. I picked up this… Read More Frida vanity table, repurposed furniture
In our family New Year Day is very special because my first child was born on this day. Today he turns 10! Wow! I started teasing him and told him that he is a decade old human! I know many parents can relate to the phenomena of time passing fast when you are raising kids.… Read More Happy New Year! Reflections on the old!
Hi friends! I’ve been absent for sometime and I caught myself finding excuses for not keeping up with my blog. These are just some of the things on my excuse list: I am tired. I will do it later. No one cares. I gotta do the dishes. I gotta do yard work. But I already… Read More Still Alive
The kids are on break for two and a half weeks!! As a working parent fall/spring/summer breaks from school are a bit of a challenge. But so far we’ve managed. Currently looking forward for $2 Tuesday at the cheap movies, for us that is Pollack Tempe Cinemas. We actually went there a few weeks ago… Read More $2 Tuesday’s at Pollack Tempe Cinemas
It rained all day today and I am looking forward to cooler temperatures in the desert. Other signs of fall arriving are gorgeous pumpkins greeting you in front of almost every store you go. These were at Sprouts. I tried to take advantage of the rainy weather today and be creative. It worked for a… Read More Fall is almost here
Last year when my mini lap top broke, I decided to get an iPad and use it for everything: social media, email, drawing and blogging. Blogging on an iPad was by far the most challenging. But eventually I got used to it. Here are a few tips I can share with you to make your… Read More 5 tips to blogging on an iPad
Today I hired my son to make me some Lego jewelry. We settled for Lego rings. He loves Legos. No wait, he is addicted to Legos. He is my own Lego Masterbuilder. He’s built me things like mini sewing machine and a coffee maker. Ah and let’s not count the robots, after robots after robots.… Read More Lego jewelry