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The Lurid Details Of My Only Handmade Mandate for 2011

The Lurid Details Of My Only Handmade Mandate for 2011

Because, you know, it’s never too early to set yourself up for crushing failure, here are my initial expectations/rules for my ONLY HANDMADE IN 2011 Mandate: Unless I can figure out how to get a full-ride scholarship to an Italian school for shoemakers this year, I will not be getting new shoes. Why? Because any […]

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My Stationery Addiction Now Has A Support Group! (52 Weeks, 52 Letters Challenge)

My Stationery Addiction Now Has A Support Group! (52 Weeks, 52 Letters Challenge)

Anyone who knows me knows that I have a serious problem with stationery supplies. It’s partially genetic. My father collects fountain pens. My mother makes handmade paper goods from recycled fabrics and paper waste. I’m finally using my last stick of sealing wax left from a huge batch that my great aunt gave me in […]

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I Now Own Cupcake Sprinkles For Every Holiday Including Shark Week

I Now Own Cupcake Sprinkles For Every Holiday Including Shark Week

In advance of my annual holiday cookie baking marathon where I crank out 80 dozen cookies for everyone I know, I schlepped up to Newhall California to meet up with the BFF at Clarice’s Cake Decorating for Clarice’s custom-blended sprinkles (also known as jimmies). At some point, soon after entering the cake decorating store, I […]

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5 Easy-to-Make Deluxe Gifts for Under $15 article on Wise Bread

5 Easy-to-Make Deluxe Gifts for Under $15 article on Wise Bread

My article about my super awesome ninja homemade gifts was published today on Wise Bread. Go here to read the entire article and/or leave a comment: 5 Easy-to-Make Deluxe Gifts for Under $15 (Wise Bread) I wonder if I can write and sell five more articles to Wise Bread in the next twelve days…

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Baby Breathless: Another Free Baby Sweater (French Sailor Edition)

Baby Breathless: Another Free Baby Sweater (French Sailor Edition)

The perfect baby gift for my cineaste friends, Inga and Chris, would really be a baby ones-y silkscreened with the New York Herald Tribune logo. However, since this item doesn’t seem to exist…yet, and I have exactly zero dollars to spend on a baby gift, but plenty of free leftover black and white wool yarn […]

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100% Free Luxury Gift For Babies! (The Mod Stash-buster Baby Sweater)

100% Free Luxury Gift For Babies! (The Mod Stash-buster Baby Sweater)

After years of trying, my friend Lauren is finally growing a penis. Yes, she’s pregnant. I’d been struggling to find a present worthy of Lauren’s future baby for months when I found the dog-print ones-y at a girlie swap party. In addition to being totally cute, the ones-y was also totally free and looks brand […]

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I Stretched My Boots With Chanel No. 5 Perfume. Yes, Really.

I Stretched My Boots With Chanel No. 5 Perfume. Yes, Really.

I remember the very moment when I knew, without a doubt, that Mr. Foxypants was the man for me. It was when he said without any prompting, “I like how thick your calves are,” unintentionally complimenting the parts of my body that I hate the most. I have fat legs. Okay, they aren’t fat fat. […]

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