Perots Geaux: Arrowhead Golf Club

arrowhead golf club in winter

Spring Break 2015. Armed with a luxurious GMC Acadia Denali, complete with all the newest features and compliments of @DistrictDrive, Chez Perot packed our bags and we headed west with schedule unknown. With a week on the clock and only the road before us, our first destination was a friend’s vacation home in Littleton, Colorado. [Read More]

Tips on Exploring the New Nebraska Furniture Mart

nebraska furniture mart herendon

We’ve been waiting for almost 2 years for the new Nebraska Furniture Mart to open. Ever since we started considering building our home in The Colony, Texas, it’s been smack-dab on our daily drive taunting with its promise of awesomeness. We’ve been watching, watching, watching the dirt fly around, the trucks roll in, the lights finally turn [Read More]

How to make mosaic mirror monogram letters

Mosaic mirrored tile letters

Our 7th CRAFTMAS reveal was last week and I’m still gushing over all the incredible projects that these ladies made with our Breakfast at Tiffany’s theme. I’ll be featuring them over the next few weeks, and today I’m starting with one of our newest CE members, Anna Williams. Not only did she wrap her project in [Read More]

How to choose lighting for your home

zillow kitchen lighting

There’s something about a dazzling crystal chandelier that makes my heart flutter. I get all gah-gah when I see the sparkly rainbow that it throws against the wall. Add something unexpected like wrought iron or a splash of color and I’m a goner, totally mesmerized. I could easily spend a few hours in a lighting [Read More]

Odysseo by Cavalia, Frisco is a Family MUST SEE


Y’all, I had the most incredible evening at the Odysseo by Cavalia, Frisco show!   I’m not sure if there is any more beautiful animal than a horse but this performance takes your breath away from the moment the curtain swings open. Imagine, 63 horses, 46 riders, acrobatics, aerialists, digital artistry, and live musicians. Let’s [Read More]

When did pooping toys become a thing?

Moxie Girlz Poopsy Pets

Hold up. What is going on with little girl toys these days?! When did the toy industry, in their $60 billion dollar world full infinite wisdom, focus groups and classified research, determine that the parents of the world have been abhorrently depriving their little girls of toys that emulate pooping, sex, death, and self-mutilation?! I [Read More]

DIY Decorative Glass Blocks

monogram glass blocks

Look at these DIY decorative glass blocks. They are my new favorite DIY project? Pretty cool, eh? I made a boatload of them at the holidays to give as gifts. And larger ones: And this special one for a friend who loves all things Dr. Seuss. They’re not that hard to do if you have [Read More]

Mini King Cake Recipe

mini maple bacon king cakes

In our house, Mardi Gras is a holiday. It has a dedicated storage bin in the attic solely dedicated to it alone. We’ve even been known to decorate a tree for it. We may be too old and lazy to drag ourselves down to St Charles Street to claim optimal bead catching real estate, let alone stay up [Read More]

Valentine Giveaway – I love you more

i love you more sign

“I love you to the moon and back, Sweet Pea.” “I love you to jupiter and back.” “Well, I love you all the way through the milky way and back.” “The Milky Way? CAN-DEE?” “No, not the candy. I just love you more. You have all my love.” All my love. It’s even more beautiful [Read More]

How to make fake water for a vase

making fake water for a vase

I love crafting and science mashups, don’t you? So does my (recently retired) dad. Remember when he helped me out with the DIY shrinky dinks? Well… the mad scientist chemical engineer is at it again. But this time, he wasn’t interested in crafting with ME as much as he was the grandkids. Those precious faces, [Read More]