Hostess Gift Ideas

Apr 01

Hostess Gift Ideas

In finding my path to domesticity, I seem to have stumbled across a fantastic new group of friends who are all already domestic. And I mean Boulder-quality domestic. Food is not just made, but made from scratch.  The vegetables aren’t just organic, rather they are organic and homegrown in my friend’s urban garden. They don’t eat foods that come...

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Wedding Welcome Bags

Mar 08

Wedding Welcome Bags

Let me preface this post with a disclaimer of sorts: every Bride has one or two things she is allowed to obsess over, and Welcome Bags were mine. Actually, I think this was the only thing I obsessed over as I wasn’t super interested in the other details (I sort knew what I wanted, but didn’t need to micro-manage to make sure everything was...

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Engagement Gift Ideas

Mar 04

Engagement Gift Ideas

I apologize for not posting anything in, well, an eternity to put it nicely.  I am full of excuses, but I even bore myself when listing them out, so I’ll spare you.  I promise to try harder this go-round, or has the Hubs says, “Do or do not. There is no try.” So yes, I’ll do that too. I have, however, been busy doing very domestic things...

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Personalized Wine Labels

Mar 22

Personalized Wine Labels

This is a little less “project” and little more on the “assembly” side – either way, these make great party favors or gifts (think housewarming, engagement, birthday) and are relatively inexpensive ($10 for 9 labels + wine) so I wanted to share. I went about doing this a bit backwards by buying the label first, then wandering through the liquor store to...

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Personalized Tea Towels

Feb 12

Personalized Tea Towels

I love the idea of hostess gifts – I always put so much thought into them, but when the time comes I never make it to the store to buy what I had in mind, forget altogether, or just run out of time and end up bringing the standard bottle of wine that is forgettable and uninspiring at best.  I ran across this idea a few months ago and think it makes a great...

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