I’ve been wanting to try making DIY bath salts with epsom and essential oils for a long time, being a complete bath fiend. If you aren’t familiar with Doterra essential oils, they are the purest essential oil you can get–I usually buy eucalyptus and lavender. I’ve been branching out a bit more lately incorporating lemon and […]
I’m not a party planner by profession, but I love party planning. It wasn’t always this way; somewhere along the line I started collecting mounds of ribbons, making table runners, hoarding decorative straws, and storing cake stands–organized by holiday and color coded, of course.
I’m back today with Part II of my house tour. Take a look at Part I here where I gave you a peak into our kitchen, living and dining rooms, entry, and half bath. My husband and I bought this condo as raw space in Frederick, Maryland and then designed and built everything out about […]
Happy Tuesday! I try to keep a blog calendar of ideas/crafts/holidays/recipes/events that I plan to blog about each month. The 2014 American Made event took place at the Martha Stewart Omnimedia Headquarters last year on November 7, 2014—so this event has been hanging out on my calendar for nearly 3 months already–so you are in for […]
Hello! Things have been off to a slow 2015 start on the blog with lots of work deadlines and family time (and sometimes too much champagne after work). I always have far fewer photos in January for whatever reason, probably because December is such a busy month and January is meant for recouperating. We’ve also had […]
2014 from Jessica Shaool on Vimeo. Hello! We are only a few days away from the end of the year, and it seems like time is moving at warp speed. As much as I love working on our yearly video each year, I am happy, so happy, to finally get it done, processed and posted […]
This post was published on Huffington Post here. Christmas is a stressful time of year for Jewish parents and not for the reasons you might think. There’s no pressure to get Christmas shopping done, finish wrapping the presents, or find the perfect gifts. Instead, the Jewish parent’s concern relates to counteracting their kids’ Christmas-envy–Where’s our […]