CHRISTMAS CRAFTS | Gold Leaf + Twine + Tags = Easy Holiday Place Settings That Shimmer! | By Kindred

CHRISTMAS CRAFTS | Gold Leaf + Twine + Tags = Easy Holiday Place Settings That Shimmer! | By Kindred

Happy Holidays lovelies! It’s been so long since I’ve been back here to write a DIY and am excited to share this pretty place setting for all your upcoming holiday parties!  Easy, fresh, and a little bit of shine… what every table needs! 

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LAST MINUTE GIFT GUIDE | For you procrastinators out there…

LAST MINUTE GIFT GUIDE | For you procrastinators out there…

All of these items were currently still in stores as of this morning in my area… (Fun Tip: Still searching for a gift for your parents?  Assuming a baby’s out of the question ?? then may I suggest

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THANKFUL FOR… | Cool Thanksgiving Wedding Inspiration + The Prettiest Gold Dress + Gluten Free Thanksgiving Recipes I Love

THANKFUL FOR… | Cool Thanksgiving Wedding Inspiration + The Prettiest Gold Dress + Gluten Free Thanksgiving Recipes I Love

I’m not sure if you’ve heard, but Thanksgiving is tomorrow.  Pretty big deal in these parts. Walmart didn’t get the memo.

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I’M OBSESSED… | This Sale On All The Things I Didn’t Know I Wanted For The Holidays

I’M OBSESSED… | This Sale On All The Things I Didn’t Know I Wanted For The Holidays

Found this little sale going on at West Elm on everything from monogramming to gold flatware this week and I fell in love.  I usually don’t fall in love with sales. But when free monogramming is involved and it’s not cheesy, I-look-like-a-self-absorbed-little-fuck type monogramming, but instead pretty simple lettering that adds some attractive umph to [...]

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10 GREAT IDEAS FOR JULY FOURTH | Patriotic Snow Cones, Patriotically Menstruate, Cool-Ass Nail Art, Alcoholic Drinks In the name of Freedom, Kid Crafts…

10 GREAT IDEAS FOR JULY FOURTH | Patriotic Snow Cones, Patriotically Menstruate, Cool-Ass Nail Art, Alcoholic Drinks In the name of Freedom, Kid Crafts…

So July 4th, let’s do this. Actually first a couple of cool gifs I thought you might like: – watch hot glass being formed into a horse. via reddit – watch this :) Independence Day is one of ma faves, y’all.  I may not know how to file a tax return on my own but that doesn’t [...]

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COOLEST EASTER DIYs | Zombie Eggs, Gold Leaf Eggs, Chalkboard Pen Eggs, Geometric Eggs… | Please Enjoy This Series of Easter-Themed DIY Projects That Don’t Suck.

COOLEST EASTER DIYs | Zombie Eggs, Gold Leaf Eggs, Chalkboard Pen Eggs, Geometric Eggs… | Please Enjoy This Series of Easter-Themed DIY Projects That Don’t Suck.

It’s that time of the year again! LET’S MAKE S**T OUT OF EGGS. First a Bambino update tho.. 

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GIRL TALK + BRIDAL BOUDOIR | “I’m ~30 Years Old & These Are My New Year’s Resolutions.” AND: If You Think You Have to Get Nakey for Your Boudoir Session, Think Again.. By The Boudoir Divas. ALSO: French Bulldog Bunny?

GIRL TALK + BRIDAL BOUDOIR | “I’m ~30 Years Old & These Are My New Year’s Resolutions.” AND: If You Think You Have to Get Nakey for Your Boudoir Session, Think Again.. By The Boudoir Divas. ALSO: French Bulldog Bunny?

… ski bunny that is!  guys? guys where’d you go… I feel like before you read this I should warn you that things got a little out of hand in this post.  I do that sometimes- please just go with it. To start: my jeans appear to be cutting off blood flow to my feet today, [...]

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GLITTER & TREATS | We Survived the Mayan Apocalypse! Let’s Celebrate by Inhaling Macarons and Champagne (Plus: How To Make Neon Glassware!)

GLITTER & TREATS | We Survived the Mayan Apocalypse! Let’s Celebrate by Inhaling Macarons and Champagne (Plus: How To Make Neon Glassware!)

Whoever’s noticed that this is NYE party inspiration, and that it’s Christmas Eve right now – you are right.  But srsly; nobody should still be trying to pull together a holiday party at this hour and from scratch.  Not to mention holding a Christmas party on Christmas Eve is like holding a wedding over Thanksgiving [...]

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MY ‘BEST LAST-MINUTE GIFTS’ GUIDE 2012 | Plus: Best LOL Pet Video, Best Paper Tree Installation, Best Frenchie Instagram Pics, Best Self Tanner, Best Other Stuff, Etc…

MY ‘BEST LAST-MINUTE GIFTS’ GUIDE 2012 | Plus: Best LOL Pet Video, Best Paper Tree Installation, Best Frenchie Instagram Pics, Best Self Tanner, Best Other Stuff, Etc…

My shoulders are at ear level right now. Let’s jump right in. Best video Honey sent me this week, by far: 

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DIY + UNIQUE PROPOSAL + PUPPY | White & Gold Fringed Party Poms by Renee, A Day in the Life of Bambino, & A Must-See Stop Motion Proposal Video!

DIY + UNIQUE PROPOSAL + PUPPY | White & Gold Fringed Party Poms by Renee, A Day in the Life of Bambino, & A Must-See Stop Motion Proposal Video!

I’m not sure if you’re aware of this, but it’s the holiday season.  And everyone knows that the holiday season is made up of three main things besides the thing where you have to sort through the office politics of who gets to take Christmas eve/Christmas day off, and that’s: generous gift-giving, the opportunity to [...]

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DIY | If You Love Pretty Holiday Packaging, You Will Want to Check This Out.

DIY | If You Love Pretty Holiday Packaging, You Will Want to Check This Out.

It’s the holiday season, and what does that mean?  Inexplicably, gifts.  Lots of them- like multiple gifts.  But you have to give them, too.. so.  Meh. Jk.  BEST SEASON OF THE YEAR.  Your argument is invalid. The catch: you have to *wrap* the gifts.  And if you’re not an expert crafter, or you’re All Guys, you [...]

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HOT GIFT LIST | Gift Guide for the Ladies: Animal Rings, Polka Dots, Tech Accessories, Rubber Stamps & Bambino.

HOT GIFT LIST | Gift Guide for the Ladies: Animal Rings, Polka Dots, Tech Accessories, Rubber Stamps & Bambino.

Whenever the holidays roll around, I have a lot of trouble answering the question “what should I get you?”  

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TOP 10 EMBARRASSING THINGS ABOUT ME | The Holidays Are Here! Studies Show Couples Fight Approximately a Shit Ton During This Time. Let Me Distract You From It.

TOP 10 EMBARRASSING THINGS ABOUT ME | The Holidays Are Here! Studies Show Couples Fight Approximately a Shit Ton During This Time. Let Me Distract You From It.

Yeah so I just thought I’d start off this post with some cheery pictures a la up top from the last few days, since we’re about to get into some heavy shit here.  

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TODAY IN ‘ZOMG’ | Romantic Gothic Wilderness Wedding Inspiration, French Bulldogs, Writer’s Block and My Boobs. | Feat. Izzy Hudgins & French Knot Studios

TODAY IN ‘ZOMG’ | Romantic Gothic Wilderness Wedding Inspiration, French Bulldogs, Writer’s Block and My Boobs. | Feat. Izzy Hudgins & French Knot Studios

Happy late Friday evening.  I = back. “NO, momma– I wanna dress like a *whore* version of Snow White”  - being uttered by children coming of age in modern-day American society during the month of October. Think about it.  But not for too long because ew, weird.   So uh, those sentences above? = how my [...]

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What Barely-Clothed Version of a Celebrity Will You Be Dressing As This Halloween? Plus: OMG,You Guys. There Are Halloween-Inspired Shoots That Don’t Suck!

What Barely-Clothed Version of a Celebrity Will You Be Dressing As This Halloween? Plus: OMG,You Guys. There Are Halloween-Inspired Shoots That Don’t Suck!

Good evening, friends!  Happy almost Halloween!  Though not so happy for me.  *cue the violins* You know this already, but

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My Top 5 Fave Relationship Tips, My Top 13 Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts, and Why That TIME Magazine Attachment Parenting/Breastfeeding Cover Is Such a Drag.

My Top 5 Fave Relationship Tips, My Top 13 Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts, and Why That TIME Magazine Attachment Parenting/Breastfeeding Cover Is Such a Drag.

Happy Saturday, folks!  This post was originally titled ‘That time I washed my hair with puppy shampoo and liked it’ but someone downstairs started practicing the theme to Star Wars on their picolo, so as you can imagine I got a little distracted by how Fifty Shades of Nerd that is and ended up meandering [...]

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{#2} Styled Handmade Love Shoot | A Candy-Colored Inspiration Situation by Dana Laymon Photography | Plus, Ryan Gosling: 0, This Girl’s Sweetheart: +1000…

{#2} Styled Handmade Love Shoot | A Candy-Colored Inspiration Situation by Dana Laymon Photography | Plus, Ryan Gosling: 0, This Girl’s Sweetheart: +1000…

Happy Tuesday evening, lovers!  Ok, NOW, I’m freaking PSYCHED about what’s going on below… and I think it’s the perfect post to lead you into tomorrow while I work on ye olde recaparino until just, like, my entire face just falls RIGHT OFF OF WHERE MY FACE GOES.  Ok, SO!  This shoot is one part [...]

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{#1} FUN, PLAYFUL & PINK VALENTINE’S! | Can I Haz Her Wardrobe, Please? | By Jennifer Sullivan Photography

{#1} FUN, PLAYFUL & PINK VALENTINE’S! | Can I Haz Her Wardrobe, Please? | By Jennifer Sullivan Photography

Happy February 14th, lovelies!  Ooooohhhh I’m so excited about today, and not just because Honey and I have plans to engage in dinner, dessert and coitus, in that order.  That’s part of it, the excitement– but it’s also because I have totally-not-literally TONS of Love Day inspiration that I know your retinas will DIE OVER.

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HAPPY MERRY HOLIDAY TIME FROM TKB! | Phew, ok I think that was politically correct enough. P.S. – Bambino McPuppyPants put on his holiday best for the occasion.

HAPPY MERRY HOLIDAY TIME FROM TKB! | Phew, ok I think that was politically correct enough. P.S. – Bambino McPuppyPants put on his holiday best for the occasion.

Happy Friday afternoon, dahlinks!  This holiday post is all Bam, all the time.  Nothing but Bam.  So just a heads up there, if you hate puppies.  (Some people actually hate puppies.) So!  Since it’s the holiday season,

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GOLD, GLITTER, SPARKLE | I want pretty much all of this stuff. Mom. Dad. Honey. Brothers. Sister. Extended family. Bambino. Also, what should I wear to Honey’s holiday party?

GOLD, GLITTER, SPARKLE | I want pretty much all of this stuff. Mom. Dad. Honey. Brothers. Sister. Extended family. Bambino. Also, what should I wear to Honey’s holiday party?

Well hello and welcome to your Tuesday evening posticle.  We have much to explorrrrre… But first:

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OH, HOW PINTERESTING… | Second Installment of My Fave Finds While Wasting Ti- I MEAN WORKING, DOING FIELD RESEARCH. Also, “Secretly Pregnant,” TLC?

OH, HOW PINTERESTING… | Second Installment of My Fave Finds While Wasting Ti- I MEAN WORKING, DOING FIELD RESEARCH. Also, “Secretly Pregnant,” TLC?

Hey so real quick first – guess what I just turned to owne tha teeluhhveeshun?  No really, please- please guess. “Secretly Pregnant.” I’m watching “Secretly Pregnant,” a show about girls who are secretly handling the task of pregnancy. There is a show called SECRETLY PREGNANT.  On OUR TELEVISIONS.  This is happening!  WTF????  Aright sorry, it’s [...]

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CYBER MONDAY DEALS FROM OUR SPONSORS | Hope you’re looking for smart, chic ways to spend your cyber money. Because they’re real, and they’re spectacular.

CYBER MONDAY DEALS FROM OUR SPONSORS | Hope you’re looking for smart, chic ways to spend your cyber money. Because they’re real, and they’re spectacular.

OMFG DO YOU HAVE ANY MONEY LEFT??!!  Because I’m hearing through the grapevine (read: news) that people are fully occupying Cyber Monday with the entire contents of their wallets.  But the important question is: are you getting a good deal?  I hope you’re not dropping your Benjamins on that lawn mower you started eying on Friday [...]

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