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

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

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

Tutorial: Cupped Cakes

Next time you need  a batch of cupcakes for a party, potluck, or school fundraiser, try making Cupped Cakes instead - they take a little more time and effort, but the result has dramatic effect and the yummy flavor combination possibilities are literally endless! ​This isn't a recipe per se, it's more of a how-to, so … Continue reading Tutorial: Cupped Cakes

Tutorial: Dyed Legs

Every person - no matter their age, shape, or gender - has that one physical feature that they are either self-conscious about or unsure how to dress. I know a gal with beautiful collar bones who won't wear V-necks because she thinks it makes her sternum look like it sticks out. I once knew another … Continue reading Tutorial: Dyed Legs

Recipe: Easy Cheatsy Chocolate Croissants

Seriously. Is there anything better than a warm gooey chocolate croissant? CHOCOLATE AND BUTTER Y'ALL. (Secretly, deep down we all know I am Paula Deen's long lost love child LMAO!) Starbucks has some of The Best IMHO, but Dunkin Donuts recenty got in on that game too. And I for one just cannot get enough! … Continue reading Recipe: Easy Cheatsy Chocolate Croissants

Tutorial: Dyed Eggs

Growing up Jewish, I never dyed an Easter Egg. Duh. Obviously. So here's 35 year old me, trying to figure out how the hell little kids around the globe can do this simple task yet I am completely inept and unable. Maybe for my first time I should've gotten a kit. Maybe I should've stuck … Continue reading Tutorial: Dyed Eggs

Tutorial: DIY Upcycled Decorative Storage Jars

I don't know about you, but I have a problem with jars. I don't even know why. It's not like I use that many jars on a regular basis. But I have jars for any and everything - jars for drinking out of, jars for storing things in, jars for displaying things, jars for canning … Continue reading Tutorial: DIY Upcycled Decorative Storage Jars

Tutorial: DIY Tassel Garland

I absolutely LOVE tassel garlands! In addition to being super trendy and "on fleek" as the kids say these days, tassel garlands are the perfect festive touch to any celebration and the best part about them is that they are so versatile. They can be fun and whimsical, or sophisticated and classy. They can be … Continue reading Tutorial: DIY Tassel Garland