8 Modern Halloween Cross Stitch Patterns

8 Modern Halloween Cross Stitch Patterns

How is it already 3 weeks to Halloween? This fall is flying by for us. Not only are we currently in the process of buying our own home (aah! I’m a grown up!) but we also found a stray dog in Griffith Park this last weekend and we registered her for Los Angeles’ new “Shelter at Home” program – you know, because we decided moving wasn’t going to be enough of a life change! So it’s fair to say, I’ve completely missed out on the Halloween fun so far this year.

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DIY: Sun Dyed Cloth Gift Bag

DIY: Sun Dyed Cloth Gift Bag

As much as I am yearning for cooler temps and fall colors, temperatures are still in the 90s here in LA. To make lemonade out of lemons, I decided to use that extra sunshine to do some more sun dyeing! This time, I reused a small cloth bag that once housed a CBD bath bomb, and recreated it as a little gift bag!

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10 Questions With Kristin Prough of Bliss Makes

10 Questions With Kristin Prough of Bliss Makes

It’s time for another round of 10 Questions and this month we are learning about Kristin Prough, the blogger behind Bliss Makes, a DIY blog that will inspire you to get making. Kristin’s work is full of those warm earthy tones that just make you want to climb through your screen and relax in her living room with her. Check her out at Bliss Makes!

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Jury Duty in Downtown LA: Tips and Tricks

Jury Duty in Downtown LA: Tips and Tricks

This summer, I was one of the lucky ones chosen to serve my civic duty for 3 weeks on a jury. You read that correctly. I did 3 full weeks of jury duty this summer. And the real kicker is that I kind of enjoyed it? It definitely took a few days to get used to my new temporary jury duty life in Downtown LA but by the end of it, I figured out how to make the most of my days down there. Here are some of the tips I wish I had known going into jury duty in DTLA.

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