Salty & Sweet Bacon Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sweet. Salty. Chewy. Crunchy. These cookies are literally everything you could ever want in your mouth. You may be thinking to yourself, "This is it, Lauren has finally gone off her rocker!" "Bacon in cookies???" "Damn, girl is cray!" No, my dear friends, I assure you that whatever sanity I have is still intact - … Continue reading Salty & Sweet Bacon Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

OOTD: 1 Dress 3 Ways

I'm officially in love and obsessed with pompoms! And it all started with this stylish sundress with tiny little pompom trim along the ruffle top! I found this simple boho-chic sundress by Faded Glory at Walmart and although I instantly fell in love with the style, I wasn't crazy about the colors they had to … Continue reading OOTD: 1 Dress 3 Ways

Tutorial: PomPom Placemat Purse

This simple DIY clutch is a great way to add a pop of color to any outfit this summer! I love the pompom trend but I wasn't sure how to incorporate these adorable little balls of bright hues into my wardrobe. I considered sewing some on to the hem of a dress, or maybe adding … Continue reading Tutorial: PomPom Placemat Purse

Budget Beach Babeness

I am one of those people who is somehow never prepared for summer. It's almost as if I have seasonal amnesia and I totally forget that after spring comes a three month period of heat, humidity, sunburns, sweating, and beach. Maybe it's because summer is not my favorite - even with sunscreen I burn too … Continue reading Budget Beach Babeness

Tutorial: DIY Embroidered Sun Hat

Floppy sun hats are all the rage lately and as a pasty pale chick who sunburns entirely too easily I am all for this trend! Last year I bought a simple straw one and I love to tie ribbons or sashes around it and accentuate it with pins or brooches to match my outfits. It's … Continue reading Tutorial: DIY Embroidered Sun Hat

30 Day Creative Motivational Challenge

The past few months have got me feeling pretty low, and despite what my curated Insta may look like, my chronic illnesses have been a bit out of control and  I've spent most days half in bed, half barely functioning. As such, I've been having a rough time motivating myself to get creative because I … Continue reading 30 Day Creative Motivational Challenge

#ootd: Tea Party Time!

I got to go to tea this weekend! My auntie treated all the ladies in my local fam (there's only five of us - my mom, my sister, my daughter, her, and myself,) to an afternoon tea service at Tea Roses Tea Room! It was delightful. To honor the occasion, I went a little tea … Continue reading #ootd: Tea Party Time!

Tutorial: DIY Flower Crowns & Fascinators!

This Mother's Day, make your mama feel like the Queen she is with a handmade flower crown or fascinator! Or just make one for yourself for any regular ol' day because SLAY! ​These lovely dome-toppers are an easy DIY project that packs a huge amount of WOW factor! I made mine for about $3 each … Continue reading Tutorial: DIY Flower Crowns & Fascinators!

Personal Motivational Embroidery Challenge

Lately I've been in a bit of a craft slump so I decided to try to motivate myself with a simple excersize. I decided to start a random embroidery and stitch one flower a day for thirty days. ​I am not the best stitcher when it comes to embroidering. I can hand sew hems and … Continue reading Personal Motivational Embroidery Challenge

Recipe: Shortcut Lemon Bars

  So I"ve had this half-empty jar of lemon curd sitting in my fridge staring at me for what feels like an eternity as I scratch my head trying to figure out what to do with it. The first half was great with homemade scones, but there is only so much plain lemon curd a … Continue reading Recipe: Shortcut Lemon Bars