14 Dec 2011

DIY: Stockings

My mom, in addition to hand making my baby food and all of our Halloween costumes, has sewn a stocking for nearly every member of the family. (And you wonder where I get my DIY side from?). The first thing we do every Christmas is to dump out our stockings

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23 Nov 2011

DIY: Matchbook Crafts

Out of all the bars, pubs, dives, lounges, saloons and watering holes in San Francisco, my long-time favorite has always been the Zeitgeist. I just dig the vibe of the place from the bloody marys, to the sarcastic tshirts, right down to the nudie girl matches. I actually carry a

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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16 Nov 2011

DIY: Marquee Letters

SFGate just had a second article featuring photos of local theatres from years past, mostly closed and abandoned – and that’s not the first feature I’ve seen covering the subject recently. There’s certainly something to be said for old school Hollywood glamour, and if you’ve ever wanted to put your

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02 Nov 2011

DIY: Day of the Dead

One of the (many) reasons Halloween is the best holiday ever is that the fun continues into the Day of the Dead. Celebrated across two days, November 1 and 2 in connection with All Saints Day and All Souls Day, Day of the Dead is a holiday that pays respect

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28 Oct 2011

DIY: Damn Easy Pumpkin Decorating

Six more days until San Francisco’s very favorite, super freaky, creepyspookytastic holiday. It’s officially time to get into the spirit of the season. That means putting the finishing touches on your costume, slutty or scary, putting up your DIY decorations, picking your poison and carving up some pumpkins. This is

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19 Oct 2011

DIY: Halloween

Much like last year, there are Halloween decorations going up left and right and it’s getting me all giddy. And much like last year, I’ve found some superawesomefun and cheap as all heck Halloween-themed craft ideas to get you all pumped for the holiday. After all, Halloween isn’t just about

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18 Oct 2011

Top 10 Craft Projects: The BUST DIY Guide to Life

BUST Magazine has just released an amazing book that, aside from Stuart’s Young, Broke, and Beautiful, no brokeass should be without—The BUST DIY Guide to Life. Though you can read more about it in my review here, I’ve put together a list of my top 10 favorite craft projects and

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12 Oct 2011

DIY Mirror Upgrades

Mirrors, much like light switch plates, are often overlooked as a place where one can get crafty and really add color and light to a room without having to drop a lot of coin. We briefly touched on mirrors back when we talked about stencils, but mirrors offer a slew

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