A Dapper DIY: Dog Bow Ties with No Sew Hacks

Riply and Bowtie

Riply was a part of a Secret Santa this year. Yup, my dog has friends who exchange gifts. 😛As I was brainstorming gift ideas, I was needing a new craft project so thought it would be fun to make some dog bow ties! They are fairly simple to make, even without a sewing machine. While I hand sewed most of these bow ties, I’ll also share some real easy, no sew hacks along the way!

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Fa La La Last Minute Christmas Decorating

Riply and I decorating the tree

Four more sleeps until Christmas! 🎄How ready are you?

Not sure if you are like this but I am always running around the last week before Christmas. Final gifts, trips to the post office, wrapping up year end work – you know how it goes. Holiday decorating was never really high on my list of to-do’s, especially with how much money I tended to spend in December. But this year, I wanted to do a little something. A mini Christmas tree and a holiday wreath – all under $50 and super simple to put together.

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Whip It Real Good: Mango Curd Pavlova Cake

Mango Curd Pavlova Cake

I like to say that eating a pavlova is like eating a sweet cloud. Delightfully light and each bite just melts so perfectly. My first time having a pavlova was made by a good friend who is an absolute pro at commanding egg whites to do her bidding. I actually forgot about pavlovas until just last month. Was inspired to try my first pavlova cake! They might now be my favorite type of cake. 😉

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