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Hi, I’m Whitney! I find that my life is a little bit lovelier when I make things by hand. Sometimes these efforts end in paper moths, other times chicken potpies.  I would love to share my creative adventures with you, and all the bits of life that happen in between. I’m on my way to the buckeye tree now. Wanna meet me there? 🙂

 

 


Kenyan Ginger Tea

Kenyan Ginger Tea

Did you know that the word ‘chai’ is Swahili for ‘tea’? So when people say “chai tea”, they are really saying “tea tea”. It will bug you from now on…

I love you baby like I love my biscuits sopped in gravy: Be my folksy valentine

I feel like I just offered up some excellent fodder for a Jeff Foxworthy joke. “You might be from Appalachia if”…in this case, you feel loved when your significant other…

Dapper dressed up pumpkins

Dapper dressed up pumpkins

When it comes to pumpkins nowadays, I am all about eating them in as many forms as possible and less about finding elaborate ways to decorate them. Is that an…

Copper-dipped bamboo succulent planter

Copper-dipped bamboo succulent planter

What happens when you peruse Anthropologie’s website and watch too much “Fixer Upper”? You want everything to be copper, but you can’t afford to buy the copper stuff. So, you…

Painted wooden clothespin kitchen clips

Painted wooden clothespin kitchen clips

Quick! What do you do when you’re in the kitchen, surrounded by roosters, with a bag of plain, wooden clothespins in your hand? You paint roosters on the clothespins to…

Water bottle holster

Leather water bottle holster

Long time no see, friends! The last time we talked, I was looking forward to warmth and all the summery blog posts that I could write about camping; travelling; and…

Essential Oil Bottle Amulet

Essential Oil Bottle “Amulet”

Wow guys. The pollen! When spring brings along its sinus- wrecking clouds of yellow, I just wish I could travel around in a comfy little hamster ball with a ton…

Yarn caddy

Portable yarn caddy

Sometimes when I’m knitting, I just know I look like an actor in one of those infomercials who intentionally makes using an everyday item look tedious for the purpose of…

Cat diaper bag

Cat diaper bag: travel lighter with your furry friend

If there is one thing I’ve learned from hanging out with my friends who are moms, it’s that a mama is always prepared. If there’s a runny nose, they’ve got…

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Bon Jovi lyrics valentine rocks

On this day in 1987, lots of folks were listening to Bon Jovi’s ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’. I only tell you this because I sort of missed the optimal time…