Cocktails · DIY · guest writer · Lifestyle

Small Scale Home-Brewing: Getting Started the Thrifty Way [Guest Post by Hollie Stephens]

How to get started with small-scale home-brewing (for busy thrifty people) Say 'homebrewer' to most people and they will think of a neighbor with an enormous garage filled with kegs. Someone who has entire Sunday afternoons to while away lovingly scrubbing glass demijohns, undisturbed by family members or other niggling items on the to-do list.… Continue reading Small Scale Home-Brewing: Getting Started the Thrifty Way [Guest Post by Hollie Stephens]

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Lifestyle · People Helping People · Social

One Kind Act: The Art of Being Neighborly

Hello there! Today I want to talk about being neighborly. People as a whole aren't as involved in their neighborhoods as they were when I was growing up, and I find that to be a terrible thing indeed. There are many advantages to knowing your neighbors. Neighbors are not only people that are close to… Continue reading One Kind Act: The Art of Being Neighborly

Diary of a First Time Homebuyer · Finance · Lifestyle

Diary of a First Time Homebuyer: Bumps in the Road

Hello there! Welcome to the fifth installment of my blog series, 'Diary of a First Time Homebuyer'. In this series, I am documenting my journey as my husband and I purchase our first home. For those of you just tuning in, you can click on the link above, or search in the drop menu in… Continue reading Diary of a First Time Homebuyer: Bumps in the Road

Art Projects · Blogging · DIY · Tutorials · Winter Holidays

Easy Watercolor Tutorial

Watercolor art is all the rage right now. I am seeing it everywhere. Cards, stationary, blog headers. Everything seems to be watercolor. People are even getting watercolor work tattooed on their bodies. I want to take a moment to warn you, this is a step by step tutorial, with images, and detailed explanations of materials,… Continue reading Easy Watercolor Tutorial