Six Autumn Films

Autumn is settling in comfortably. With the peak weekend for the leaves in North Carolina right roughly a week away, I figured it might be a good time to share some of my… Continue reading

Before & After Pics

So hot right now: re-creating old family photos. We did this for my mom’s birthday and it was a hit. It was also surprisingly easy to pull off. You might want to consider… Continue reading

Various Tips

I’ve received some helpful tips that I would like to pass along, PSA-style. So here you go: BOUQUET ASSEMBLY Use herbs as filler — basil, mint, oregano, rosemary. They smell delicious and look… Continue reading


This is one of the most thought-provoking, innovative films I’ve ever seen. Directed by Richard Linklater (of Before Sunrise trilogy fame), Boyhood took twelve years to create. Nearly three hours long, the film… Continue reading

Little Free Library

  With the help of my father-in-law’s carpentry skills,┬ámy husband and I installed a little free library in our neighborhood commons (aka, “Tiny Park”). These libraries are popping up all over Charlotte. The… Continue reading