“Some women pray for their daughters to marry good husbands. I pray that my girls will find girlfriends half as loyal and true as the Ya-Yas.” – Rebecca Wells, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood I think this truly sums up what this fun event was all about! Five women who have been friends for… Read More A Ya-Ya Weekend!
You can’t help but be happy when you get to hang out in downtown HB on a summer day, just steps from the beach! This is a pretty fun summer job!! A few months back, March it was, we had a little segment on KTLA news with Allie Mac Kay! We’ve had a great response… Read More Crafts For Kids at The Strand HB
It’s no secret that I love music and while I’m only marginally talented at a few instruments, it’s a passion of mine. I feel it. It speaks to me. I can tell time (in years and decades) with it. I know lyrics to about any song (pre-21st century) but I don’t know my license plate… Read More The Summer I Wrote a Song
I absolutely love going to craft shows and supporting local artisans. I also love the inspiration that it brings in terms of actually ‘doing’ my own crafts whether its for a gift or developed into a Craft Shack activity. One of the ways that I feed my creative soul is to draw or sketch. Sometimes… Read More Tooth Fairy Pillows
Aloha! Even (or should I say especially) on the beautiful island of Oahu, I’m excited to craft! We sat down with “auntie Lorna”, because everyone is your Auntie here and she told wonderful stories about the island and the craft as we began weaving a bracelet from dried leaves of the Hawaiian Hala tree. She… Read More Island Crafting and Dreaming of Hawaii!
When you are visualizing your party or event, there are usually a few key areas that need to be extra special – those photo opportunities that need to be just right. As we were planning for a recent party, we decided the cake table would be in the family’s dining room. We had a beautiful… Read More A favorite party prop – you can make too!