Fixer Upper: Finishing Touches on the House Before Selling

Move over, HGTV! WCB is here to save the day! As I wrote a few months back, my family and I listed our house and have slowly but surely moved our stuff and ourselves into our new apartment. The downsizing has been REAL and thankfully we've had all this time to sort through and get …

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Extreme Makeover: New Apartment Edition

Ok, don't get too excited because I only have two makeovers ready for publishing, but I guess it's a good contrast to my usual lengthy posts. With the move and fixer upper moments behind us, it's time to improve the things that we're actually keeping for our new apartment! Bookshelf Makeover: I bought this shelf …

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DIY Fascinators Fit For The Royal Wedding

And we'll never be royalllllllllllllllllllllls, it don't run in our blood... but we sure can pretend for a day! My friends and I decided to be royally extra this past weekend, and have a watch party for the Royal Wedding of His Royal Highness, Prince Harry and his new bride Ms. Meghan Markle aka Her …

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Say Hello to the Newest Member of the Nytro Marketing Team!

Hey guys! I have some news for you 🙂 I know most of you are here for my craftventures, but this blog is named "Work-Craft Balance" after all, so I like to share parts of the W when they come to be. When I started working for SAP, I met some cool people from a marketing …

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WCB…Z? Adding Zumba To My Work-Craft Balance!

Friends, I want to share something with you that I literally didn't tell anyone about before doing it: I got certified to become a Zumba Instructor! Ahhhh, it feels so good to say out loud/write publicly. Let me explain: I love to dance. It's something I do all the time and it makes me genuinely …

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Why Mr. Kate is not only a healthy obsession, but actually the best role model ever

Consider this my official application to FULL STAN status to Mr. Kate, her entire brand, her life, her hair, I'm here for ALL OF IT! Last year, I wrote about how I found her and I was sucked into her channel and began to religiously watch her videos, and by now I've caught up on …

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The Panty Poem: A Great Activity for Bridal Showers & Bachelorettes!

As I promised a few weeks back, I wanted to dedicate a post to the Panty Poem activity we did during Michelle's bachelorette in New Orleans. I originally got the idea from my friend Demi when she was planning Vanessa's Bachelorette last year, and I knew it would be a hit with Michelle as well! …

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Friends & Family: Little Interior Architect Extraordinaire

For this week's Friends & Family feature, I'd like to give a shout out to my little, Ana! As you guys may know by now, I do these posts around the subject's birthday, and Ana's just so happens to be tomorrow so HAPPY EARLY BIRTHDAY LITTLE! Here's a little tribute to your beautiful work, I …

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Friends & Family: Cindy – the Crafty & Beauty-Obsessed Influencer!

My next subject for the Friends & Family series is also one of my favorite people in the world - my cousin and first best friend, Cindy. Her birthday just passed on March 29th and since I'm doing all the F&F posts around each of their birthdays, today's post goes out to her! My cousin …

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#MyBestFriendsWedding Final Chapter – The BIG Day!

Guys, can you believe it?! Just over a year ago, I began this series of posts following the journey of my best friend's road to the altar, from the proposal & the surprises I gathered for her, the engagement party & proMOHsal, saying yes to the dress, the bridal shower, the stamp serendipity, the bachelorette, …

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