fashion

Pssssttttt….. I’m cleaning out my closets… eBay style!

Hey there squirrels! Big news here in Snugbuggoland. Yeah. That’s a place. A magical place. In ANY case… I’ve been going through some soul searching and contemplation. Trying to reconcile my life with what I want life to be. You know how we do.... read more

I have specs appeal.

This is a post about shopping for glasses. I am constitutionally incapable of ignoring a pun. I’m truly, truly sorry for the horrible title of this post. Really. I was powerless. Moving on. Hey kitty kats! Guess what? Not only did I go to the eye doc today, but... read more

Already Pretty | The book

Hey cats and kittens! Happy Monday and all that. I’ll be back to obsessing on the house tomorrow, but I thought today I’d show you what I got in the mail this weekend… check it out… The Already Pretty book from Minneapolis author, blogger and... read more

The Atomic Dress (Butterick 5454) and a daily dress!

Greetings robins! It’s alright. Everything’s fine here in Minnesota. You can come back now. We miss you. I will buy worms at the bait shop to feed you until it’s officially spring. And look! I have a spring dress. Sort of. That’s right, at long... read more

{2.1} Does this skirt make me look like a sofa?

I think you will all be amused to know that I presented a variety of fabric choices to Mr. Bug for new cushions for our living room. He picked a yellow and white damask print that I had on hand and had made this circle skirt from. That’s right, folks. I will... read more

{1.30} I’ve officially declared it spring.

OK. I realize it’s the last day of January. I also realize that we’ve had a freakishly mild Minnesota winter, not even seeing much snow to speak of yet. But it’s been cold. And dark. And in February the sun starts to get all bright and shiny, so I... read more

about patty

Hi there! I’m Patty. I’m a writer, maker and creative entrepreneur living on the road with my husband and Peppermint the basset hound. Read the blog for tutorials, tricks and inspiration. Visit the online shop to check out our handcrafted soaps, candles, cool finds and more. Curious about our experiment in teeny-living? Then read more about #vanlife! Are you a business owner? I also work with indie retail and creative business owners to build beautiful social media platforms, websites and email marketing programs.

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