July 2010

Free-for-All Friday: We’re in Maintenance! Thumbnail

I took this photo of Ja'Naya last weekend when we were playing at the park. It is a great reminder that we have so much to be thankful for. This week, though, our thanks are tenfold. She has officially reached the "maintenance" phase of her treatment! This means that weekly visits to the clinic will…

Amenity Hemp Pillows are Just as Fabulous in Person (+Giveaway) Thumbnail

When it comes to stylish, eco-friendly home textiles, the first company that always comes to mind for me is Amenity. I can always rely on them to deliver flawless, nature-inspired style, and I never have to question their commitment to the environment. So when I learned that they are gearing up to debut their new…

Crafty & Creative: Soda Can Wall Art from Creations by Ingrid Thumbnail

I will readily admit that I totally suck when it comes to creative upcycling. I can easily imagine a glass jar being used as a container for small items or a flower vase, but it is hard for me to see past its jar-shaped form to imagine it as anything else. That's true for just…

I Want to Try This: Upholstered Bed on the Cheap Thumbnail

If I had a nickel for every time I've seen an upholstered bed that I wanted, but couldn't afford, I'd probably be able to buy one of those uber-expensive beds by now. But since there are no nickels coming my way, I'll have to settle for the ingenuity that is never lacking across the decor…

Welcome Home: Eco-Friendly Doormats by India Rose Thumbnail

At the moment, the walkway to our front door is one of the least loved parts of our home. Sure, I could blame the property manager for not power washing the dust and cobwebs. But really, we haven't paid a whole lot of attention to it either. Right now, we have a sorry excuse of…