[WELLNESS] Essential Oil Beginner Basics

A couple of years ago, I started diffusing essential oils before bed each night, to which Jesse gave me the “another-strange-hobby-of-yours” kind of look.  It was shortly after that, that I came home from work to find him using the diffuser himself, asking which types of oils he should use given his current mood/goals/health.  We…

[DIY] Hanging Wooden Shelf

For this month’s craft night with the ladies, I wanted to make something functional and decorative.  I saw someone selling a set of wooden hanging shelves and figured it would be the perfect home decor to replicate.  After reading several blogs explaining different methods and styles to make, I decided to take on the adventure through…

[DIY] Hand-Painted Leather Feather Necklaces

For the last year, I’ve been finding craft inspiration via Pinterest and inviting a group of 30 women in Los Angeles to come together for a monthly craft night.  I cost out the craft and ask for a contribution from anyone that wants to participate.  It’s a great way for my friends and friends-of-friends to…

[DIY] Easy Lace & Spray Paint Craft

After getting a minor surgery the other day I was on a mission to stay in the house for a couple of days and relax.  I decided this would be the perfect time to get some crafting in!  We moved into our new home just 2 months ago and my decorating has taken the back seat…

[PHOTO] 2015 Holiday Photo Shoot

I recently picked up some cheap lighting equipment from Amazon to start dabbling in some studio photography.  Since I had no idea what I was doing coming into this, I grabbed the cheapest set I could find in case it didn’t end up working out.  I decided to purchase the LimoStudio Kit that came with…