I’m tired of gift giving that just satisfies the act of giving a gift.  We all do it sometimes.  There are some people that are just generally awesome gift givers: those people that hone into what you say you need or want, and then some that are more of the gift givers motivated by some […]

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Around Texas, tamales are a Christmas tradition.  But what about a Christmas taco?  Who doesn’t love a taco?  Especially a Christmas taco?! Attempting to do something a little out of the box and fun, I gave my brother a gift wrapped like a taco.  At my parent’s house and without my usual craft supplies, I […]

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When it comes to making Christmas ornaments, of course I had to make some vintage camper ornaments! Using a vintage camper cookie cutter as a template for the ornaments and some fun textured scrapbook paper, I cut mini vintage campers out in pairs of mirror images and then assembled them using 1″ strips of paper to […]

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Glamorous camping.  I love the idea of it.  Of glamping.  Adding a few special touches like some unnecessary but pretty accessories, flowers, special dishes and glassware, and some texture, like these faux furs and tablecloth, to create a luxurious layer on top of your usual camping basics.   It adds style to an otherwise mundane setup.    […]

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After our inaugural trip in Peggy Hill, we noticed that we could benefit from some more counter space, for storage in particular.  Get a few boozehounds in there and the bottles start to stack up pretty quickly!  With so much real estate on the backsplash over the stove, I decided some shelves would be nice to help get […]

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