Year: 2010

What’s In Your Purse Series: Week Twenty Two.

brown leather purse with tassels

Hey you.  Yes YOU.  Have you submitted your purse for this series yet?  I didn’t think so.  What’s the holdup?  Dishes?  I hear you, mine are totally all over the counter right now.  It’s okay, pause for a minute wherever you are and take a photo of your purse.  Take one of the outside, one of the inside and send them my way.  You can find me here:  allisonATpetitelefantDOTcom.  You know I love you for it already. This week’s: What’s…
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Faux Fur for Fall?

fur boots

Today on BabyCenter I’ve opened up a discussion.  Faux Fur for Fall? What say you?

Pumpkin Craft for Halloween

pumpkin craft

It’s Halloween-a-palooza at our house this week.  Are you a big celebrator of holidays like this one?  My kiddos are going nuts for any distracting crafts keeping them at bay until Halloween and the massive drop of candy this weekend. I’m doing my best to oblige. This is the easiest craft known to man.  Easy pumpkin craft for Halloween?  Check. Oranges with Jell-O brains?  Check, check. Supplies for Orange pumpkins: 2 packages of Jell-O 3 or 4 big Oranges paring…
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how to: make your summer wardrobe last into fall.

Here’s a quick video that will help you transition your summer wardrobe into fall. Surely you have some tank tops floating around, yes? I thought so. Blazer: Gap $15 on sale Shoes: Dillards $20 Jessica Simpson suede boots {SALE central} Tank Top: GAP $1.98 on clearance {booyah}

how to: make easy ghost suckers

ghost suckers

I know there’s nothing fancy or amazing about these ghost suckers.  They’re as run-of-the mill as Halloween crafts come, but sometimes, oldies are goodies. Here’s how to make easy ghost suckers for Halloween.  Make ’em for your kids, make ’em for your neighbors, make ’em for your friends. The supply list for this craft is almost ridiculous. Easy Ghost Suckers: yarn tissues suckers black marker STEP 1: Take two tissues {more makes it too bunchy, less and you can see…
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Natural Deep Hair Conditioner

Say maybe summer was hard on your hair.  And now let’s pretend that since your fall schedule is in full swing you’re ready to give your hair all the TLC it needs.  But let’s pretend for a minute that a} you don’t have time to head to the spa, and b} you’re short on actual cash if you actually managed to get there. Who’s pretending?  Times are tough ladies, and money doesn’t grow on trees.  You know what does though?…
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cheap plates and bowls

dinnerware sets

I’m notoriously cheap.  Stingy.  Tight with my money.  Whatever you want to call it, it’s what I am.  I grew up pretty poor {sorry mom, we were poor, it’s true} and I just can’t seem to spend too much on inconsequential things. Let me amend that.  I have been known to buy dollar store makeup, but I don’t beat myself up for spending $16 on eyeshadow at M.A.C. so I suppose it’s selective thriftiness. Anyway, expensive dinnerware just doesn’t appeal…
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What’s in Your Purse Series: Week Twenty-One.

This week’s: What’s in Your Purse Series is from my friend Christine Koh of the famed blog Boston Mamas.  Christine is a great friend of mine, and as I suspected, her bag is rather organized.  She’s the organized sort. If you’d like to add your purse to the lineup, come on already, no one’s standing in your way.  Email me two nice photos, one of the outside, one of the inside, along with a description of the contents to: allisonATpetitelefantDOTcom. …
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VIP Basket Giveaway Winner.

chocolate gift basket

Thanks for entering the great gift basket giveaway! The winner is: Mariane Smi who said: Yum, Yum, Yum I couldn’t agree more.  Mariane email me with your details: allisonATpetitelefantDOTcom

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