Lifestyle

Hutch Redo

We recently bought our first home! After living in apartments for 15+ years, I am very excited to no longer have noisy neighbors and cramped, boring living spaces. I have a couple of projects on my list to spruce up some of the furniture we already own, including repainting this hutch. When my grandmother passed away during my college years, I got some of her furniture: dressers, a cedar chest and this hutch. It took […]

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Fashion, Lifestyle

Library Due Date Headwrap with the Lemondime

As many of you know, I’m a librarian. And when it comes to fashion, librarians aren’t always known for their fashion sense, but I’m trying to change that perception! And if you’d like to see some more modern day, rock star librarians, be sure to check out This Is What A Librarian Looks Like – you may be surprised that we don’t all rock the bun and glasses look. However, being a librarian means I […]

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Lifestyle

Axe Throwing in Cincinnati

Last weekend I met up with my friends for a fun girls afternoon/early evening out in Cincinnati. We’re trying to plan more than just getting together around the holidays and after our wine and canvas outing in February, decided it might be fun to go axe throwing! I’ve been wanting to do this for a long time and was thrilled everyone else was on board. We met up at Urban Axes in Cincinnati and after […]

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Lifestyle

Rise & Shine Event with Yelp

I recently got accepted to the Yelp Elite Squad, which throws fun, free events for their members. On Saturday,  we got to have brunch and check out the stunning new Penrose apartments on Mass Ave. Rise ‘n’ Roll Bakery was there, as was Greenleaf Juicing Company, Condados Tacos, Provider, Hoi Tea Toi Tea, SoChatti, and many more. We got to tour several different apartment layouts, including the penthouse that overlooks Mass Ave and is a […]

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Lifestyle

Recraft: Breathing New Life into Leftover Craft Supplies

If you are like me, sometimes you get excited about the latest craft fad, buy the supplies, do it once, and then leave the project untouched in the closet thinking you’ll get back to it and then never do. What if instead of tossing that old fabric, scrapbook paper or yarn out, you could donate it to a place that will make sure it’s being used for more projects and not ending up in a […]

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Lifestyle

ZIPS Dry Cleaners: Eco-Friendly & Affordable!

Earth Day is April 22nd and what better way to celebrate than kicking off a month long blog series about ways you can preserve our planet? Over the next four weeks I will be featuring  local Indianapolis businesses who are reusing, recycling, and changing things for the better in the community. I’ll also have a post on how shopping second hand and thrift store bargains can up your wardrobe game. So let’s kick this eco-friendly […]

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