November 2011

Our Christmas Stockings

by ilene on November 30, 2011 · 4 comments

in christmas, decor, holidays, sewing

The holidays are my FAVORITE time of the year!  I can’t help getting into the Christmas spirit!!  I’m a total sucker for mall decorations, red and green candy and Christmas carols. It gets me giddy with joy!  Jeff and I have a few traditions that we have started: we always fly somewhere and celebrate Christmas […]


This type A, control freak found another project for my Silhouette machine: labeling my dresser!! I have so much fabric, I’ve been storing them all in this dresser in our living room. When we sold our home in Boston and moved to a 1 bedroom apartment, I lost my craft room, so I have to […]


A Doodlejump Birthday Present!

by ilene on November 23, 2011 · 4 comments

in party, stationary, tutorial

Is anyone else as obsessed over the Doodlejump as I am? It’s this app game that you can play on your iphone/ipad where you try to jump up to higher levels.  I don’t play a lot of video games (I also play Bejeweled and Words With Friends), but this one is my favorite.  I can […]


Keychain/gift tag

by ilene on November 21, 2011 · 4 comments

in sewing

Hey guys! I am back from my 3 week trip to Taiwan and itching to get back to sewing, baking and crafting! I have so many projects cooking up in this little head of mine, I can’t wait to get started on them! But first, here is a quick one that I did awhile back: […]


Can It Be?! A Boba Milk Tea Icecream Bar!!

by ilene on November 18, 2011 · 7 comments

in travel

Today is our last full day in Taiwan and I was on my daily trip to 7-11 to buy me some snackies.  Despite it being 11am in the morning, I wandered over to the freezer section to check out it’s icecream and popsicles.  You never know what you will see in these freezers. The selections […]