{This post is a part of Frugal February, a month-long series where I am challenging myself to not spend any money on projects. I will be using supplies I already have, upcycling old materials and finishing abandoned projects. The hubby is rejoicing. Note: this does not apply to recipes and food posts, since I have […]

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My First Ever Giveaway: Circle Scarf!!

by ilene on October 18, 2011 · 167 comments

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Hey readers!  Today is a blog first for me, I’m hosting a GIVEAWAY!!!! I’ve been hesitant to do a giveaway before because I’m scared that I will post something I made and NO ONE wants it!!!  How sad would it be if no one enters for my free stuff? That  would be so embarrassing!  So […]

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My friend was wearing this super cute circle scarf from American Apparel and I wanted one!! Circle scarves, also called infinity scarves, are so popular this fall!  I love the look of them! And they are so cozy and warm!  I shared a tutorial last winter on how I upcycled one of Jeff’s cashmere sweaters […]

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My Anthropologie Scarf Knock-off

by ilene on March 23, 2011 · 8 comments

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My favorite scarf this past winter has been my dark gray “catch and release” scarf from Anthropologie.  I think I wear it everyday!  It goes with everything!  Plus I’m too lazy to stuff it back into my closet at the end of every day so its always out ready for me to grab and wear […]

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Jeff has this striped cashmere sweater from Banana Republic that he loves to wear. He used to wear it so much that holes would appear under the armpits.  And back during “The Great Pursuit”, he would bring this sweater over to my apartment for me to patch up as a ploy to spend more time […]

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