toy story: halloween edition

Ever since I decided to start making my costumes, the world of possibilities has seemed endless.  I usually start planning the following year’s ensemble November 1st (or really October 28th if I’m being honest), and then force Craig into some male counterpart that he never wants to be, but does because he loves me.  We’ve been a Tiffany’s box and gemologist (Craig thought he was … Continue reading toy story: halloween edition

Political terms im sick of 

Let me just preface this by saying this is not really a political post, but more just a commentary on the dumb AF terms floating around the internet.  My philosophy about parties is to host them, not choose one.  My mom was a rabid Republican with socially liberal views, so I grew up learning to strongly examine and support values on both sides of the … Continue reading Political terms im sick of 

a fabulous friendsgiving

Thanksgiving is a great time to gather with friends and loved ones.  Since I stopped eating meat this year, I was faced with the challenge of creating a vegetarian menu that would still make you hate yourself the next day.  I invited some friends over for a fanciful feast, and they quickly discovered, like most events I throw, it was all for the blog. The … Continue reading a fabulous friendsgiving

the pumpkin princess

For the past two years, I have been holding a pumpkin carving party prior to Halloween.  It’s a great event for everyone to get together, eat, drink and show off their creative sides, AND you get to leave with your very own pumpkin.  Here’s how I threw it together… Food: Chili bar with toppings:  I recently went vegetarian, but am known for having delicious chili at my fall … Continue reading the pumpkin princess