Personal Notes 003: On Life + Family

Personal Notes 003: On Life + Family

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I’m struggling to find words to write this post today, although I’ve been meaning to sit down and do so for nearly a week now. I’ve been wanting to do so in part because I realize over the last week or so my posts have gotten sporadic at best and also, in part, because my grandmother has long been my number one fan. Now well into her 80s, she has been a daily reader since my very first posts back …

DIY Painted Mason Jars

DIY Painted Mason Jars

Howdy, friends! Today I am going to share with you one of the simplest and prettiest DIY projects in the history of history. Painted mason jars are one of my favorite, go-to tricks in my craft repertoire and for good reason. You can buy a case pretty inexpensively, collect them used from garage sales or just save pickle jars and condiment jars as you use them up at home. Then, with a coat of paint you have a sweet and …

Mint Jalapeño Margarita

Mint Jalapeño Margarita

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Last month I shared that I was going to be in New York for a few days with Skinnygirl® Cocktails, and today I’m excited to tell you a bit more about how I’ll be working with them this year! Plus, I’m going to share my new favorite margarita recipe with you, so you can put it on your must-sip list for …