Jessica Gilmore

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20 Refreshingly Festive Recipes to Put a Hop in Your Step This Easter

Breakfast

Leprechauns and Other Wacky St. Patrick’s Day Folklore

What’s the image that comes immediately to mind when you think of leprechauns? Is it the Lucky Charms mascot? Lucky the Leprechaun is, indeed, a cleaned up version of the folklore cobbler-fairy. The less admirable traits of leprechauns tend not to be the elements we like to recall at St. Patrick’s …

How to Curate a Conscious Closet

<i>written by Johanna Tropiano</i><p>I love fashion. My obsession dates back to my time as a toddler when I would cry if my mom wouldn't let me wear a dress every day.<p>I also love my work in anti-trafficking. I work for an organization called Made In A Free World, and we help companies identify and eliminate …

11 Healthy + Hearty Bean Soup Recipes for Fall

As hot summer days give way to chilly fall nights, it’s time to trade backyard BBQs for those cozy fireside suppers. Packed full of fiber and a whole lotta nutritional value, bean soup is a healthy and hearty way to greet the season. Try one of these 11 flavorful recipes for dinner, then pack the …

Cooking

How to Make a Custom Bench People Will Never Believe You DIYed

You may have noticed that lately we’ve been getting into DIY furniture. From reupholstering ottomans to building vertical gardens, we are having a bit of a romance with all things furniture. Today we’re taking that one step further and making a bench from scratch. Jury is out on its weight-bearing …

Sewing

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75 Chic Necklaces You Can DIY

It’s no secret that we’re suckers for a good statement necklace. What we really love about a great piece of jewelry is that it takes any outfit to the next level. So the next time you’re having a lazy-girl day, quell your fashion faux pas fears because a good necklace can fix <i>any</i> fashion emergency, …

10+ Must-Know Design Tips for Your New Nursery

After designing countless nurseries, it wasn’t until I became a mom that I realized the best layout was driven by routine. There is a changing routine, a sleeping routine and a playtime routine. All have specific needs and requirements, which can be solved by a thoughtful layout that will make your …

SipSnaps Are Sippy Cups That Even Adults Will Use

Moms of the world, do us a quick favor. Go to the cupboard where you keep your drinking glasses. Are you there?<p>Okay, open it.<p>If it’s anything like our cupboard, it’s mega full of glasses and cups that you’ve been accumulating since college. And since you already have quite the collection, wouldn’t …

Plug Your Nose: Nose Outlet

You can pick your friends, you can pick your nose, but you can’t pick your friend’s nose. But you can certainly plug something in to your friend’s …

Made Us Look: Eight Kitchen Tools in ONE Bottle

You read that right. EIGHT tools in ONE. We thought we’d seen all the multifunctional rainbow-colored kitchen tools around, but this one takes the cake. The pastel confetti cake, that is ;)<p>Sure, you might have a bunch of these in your kitchen already but… can you bottle them all up together? The …

Home

Inspiring a Winter's Table Top Garden

At this time of year, when the days are noticeably lightening but are still too dark for the gardener, the itch of spring almost becomes unbearable. …

DIY Daisy Charm Necklace

Not only does this tutorial teach you how to make each vintage-inspired daisy charm, you also learn how to chain them all together to make this totally awesome necklace. It’s a lot easier to do than you think!<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>28 gauge wire<br>• Small beads<br>• Strand of chain<br>• 4mm jump rings<br>• 3-in-1 …

Red Carpet Ready: 17 Glamorous DIY Hair Hacks

And the Oscar for best hair goes to…<p>Hairstyles from Awards Season definitely inspire the greatest looks for date night, a wedding, or any special event at all. From braided updos to loose locks, these looks are a lot easier to achieve than you may think. Ready to become a master hairstylist? Check …

Hairstyling

Green Smoothies To Give You Energy All Week

Illustrated By Ly Ngo.<p>We all know the best way to start any day is with a nutritionally dense breakfast. But, we'll be honest, we don't always have …

Kickoff Your Super Bowl Party Right: 22 Tasty Appetizers

When you think of Super Bowl appetizers, what comes to mind? Sure you’ve got your wings and nachos, but if you’re anything like us, you’re always looking for new savory finger-food recipes or some updated takes on the classics that’ll score you a few extra points with your guests. Enjoy these 22 …

Over the Moon: 30 of Our Favorite Celestial Finds

In 2013 we were blown away by the galaxy trend, but its now 2014 and we have a feeling that the newest trend is a little closer to home. The moon. We were blown away by all of the awesome lunar finds and couldn’t wait to do a roundup!<p>1. One Small Stoop Floor Mat ($25): Make a stellar landing with …

25 Kids Toys We Not-So-Secretly Want

We’re not gonna lie, while we were sitting around the Christmas tree watching our little nieces, nephews, and cousins unwrap their toys, we got a little jealous…‘cause kids toys today are so freaking cool! Seriously—from whimsical plush animals to geometric-shaped building blocks, modern children’s …

Kids

DIY Rope Bowl | A Pair & A Spare

If you’ve been tuning in over the last few months you may have guessed that I’ve got a bit of an addiction to rope. There’s just something so perfect …

Bite-Size Pumpkin Caramels

Chewy, sweet, and studded with crunchy pumpkin seeds, these delicious salted pumpkin caramels make delicious bite-size desserts.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>unsalted pepitas ( 2/3 cup )<br>• heavy cream ( 1 1/2 cups )<br>• pumpkin puree ( 2/3 cup )<br>• pumpkin pie spice ( 1 teaspoon )<br>• white sugar ( 2 cups )<br>• light corn …

diy project: ashley’s vintage-suitcase coffee table

I have three vintage suitcases gathering dust in the back of my closet, so I could not be happier to see a luggage DIY project from the talented …

40 original Christmas decorations and decorative ideas

Black and white fancy globe creative Christmas decoration<p>Black and White stars and lights creative Christmas decoration<p>Branches and pine cones …

Christmas Crackers DIY

These crackers are traditionally for Christmas but I love making them for dinner parties or birthday parties. When pulled on each side the crackers …

25 Cute DIY Gift Wrapping Ideas for Kids

If you want to have the best Christmas present or birthday present that every kid will love you have to be creative and wrap it yourself. The gift …

10 Ways to Turn Your Digital Photos into Real Life Objects

So you have an archive of 2,286 photos on your smartphone? More like 4,722? Us too! Aside from making a new Facebook album every week or posting to Instagram on the hour every hour, it’s hard to know what exactly to <i>do</i> with all of these photos.<p>We’re especially thinking about those ones that are so …

Wall Art

Custom-Printed Ceramic Photo Tiles

What a great gift that would be for grandparents!<p>Very fast! And absolutely brilliant work. Now I want to rebuild my restroom with hundreds of ceramic …

3 Clever Ways to Turn Shoeboxes into Wall Art

Let’s be honest, who doesn’t have a ton of old shoeboxes laying around? With Earth Day just around the corner, we decided it was time to put them to good use and came up with 3 beautiful ways to upcycle them. After seeing the fun things we came up with, we’re betting you’ll also want to give all …