An Open Letter to Cecile Richards, CEO of Planned Parenthood


Dear Ms. Richards,

You don’t know me, and I suppose you never will — but I feel compelled to write to you because you’ve been at the forefront of my mind as of late. Some might say that you and I are on opposite ends of a seemingly neverending battle — you, a well-known figure, and me, somebody 99.99% of the world has never and will never know.  I’m writing not with the intent of changing your mind, but with the intent of correcting some misconceptions you may have of me and others like me.

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DIY: From Old Drawers to Distressed Shelves

DSC_0157I recently learned how to distress items using only Vaseline and NO sanding or scraping. I’ve always hated sanding so when I found this idea, it seemed too good to be true — but after giving it a try, I was hooked! I really loved the finished product on my first project (see below — I found these two tables on the side of the road!) and so of course immediately started Continue reading