DIY: 3 Easy Halloween Decor Ideas

DIY: 3 Easy Halloween Decor Ideas

It’s challenging to appropriately decorate for Halloween while living in a small condo. Unless you’re hosting a Halloween party, decor for the season is more targeted toward making front yards as spooky as possible for trick-or-treaters. However, just like last year's Spooky Halloween Garland DIY, I always feel compelled to create a touch of hair-raising [...]

Monthly Round-Up: Rose & Thorns – September 2022

Monthly Round-Up: Rose & Thorns – September 2022

September Rose & Thorns – A monthly recap of the highs and lows experienced each month. Rose: Olive You This summer was rough. Many outside stresses were happening throughout July and August that left me not feeling like myself. However, September has felt like I’ve turned a corner for the better. Maybe it’s the change [...]

10 Historical Attractions in Ybor City, Tampa

10 Historical Attractions in Ybor City, Tampa

Ybor City is a historical city built on the ambition and dreams of migrant workers who moved to Tampa seeking a better life. Ybor City's residents created an environment to raise their children, establish businesses, and follow their dreams. Today the ironwork balconies, brick-paved streets, and towering marble and granite social clubs continue to tell [...]

DIY: Modern Wood Slat Door

DIY: Modern Wood Slat Door

In this DIY, I'll show you how to go from a builder's grade (boring) closet door to a modern wood slat door. To get started, you'll need a few supplies from the hardware store, a bucket of patience, and a weekend to complete. Building this door wasn’t a necessity. However, it was a solution to [...]