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DIY Dip Hanukkah Candles

November 22, 2015
Menorah with glitter candles

One of the best things about the holidays are the traditions that go along with them. Whether it’s making cookies, family outings or just sitting down to a meal together, these small rituals¬†take on a much larger meaning. Each year, rather than Friendsgiving, Adam throws a Hanukkah party for our friends. The celebration grows as new friends and significant others join, and last year I was accepted into the fold as co-host.¬†It has become one of my favorite traditions as he gets to share his own family traditions with us and teaches everyone something about the holiday.

This year I wanted to contribute to our decorations, mostly because there are none, by making our own Hanukkah candles for the menorah. It turned out to be so easy! I had a friend over, and we made a craft night of the project. Don’t worry, you don’t have to be Jewish to appreciate this DIY; they make great birthday candles too! Continue Reading

DIY Fashion

DIY Glitter Shirt Collar

November 9, 2015

Earlier this year, I was at the Houston Livestock and Rodeo waiting for a concert to start when I saw a girl a few rows in front of me wearing a plaid flannel shirt with sequins. I’m similar to a moth- I am attracted to anything shiny. I decided I had to have a sparkly shirt like hers, so when I got home I started Googling and was dismayed when I couldn’t find one for under $50.

So I decided to make my own, and now you can make your very own too! Continue Reading