budget · crafts · sewing

Lessons in resourcefulness

Resourcefulness is one of the key character traits my husband and I vowed to bestow upon our little brood. Neither of us grew up being particularly resourceful. And while he’s always been relatively frugal, I went through some serious struggles to get to that point. Seriously, growing up, I always understood that if you wanted… Continue reading Lessons in resourcefulness

crafting · crafts · monograms · sewing

It’s all about the monogram. No seriously.

I know it’s shocking. Affluent white female must have her initials on everything she owns. Very rare these days. But seriously guys. Am I wrong in wanting to spruce up my otherwise boring wares with cute little monograms? It’s like my own personal brand that follows me and the troop around wherever we go. Only when… Continue reading It’s all about the monogram. No seriously.