How to Repurpose Family Heirlooms: Grandma Beatrice’s Doilies

  My Grandma Beatrice used to crochet doilies.  She put them on her coffee table, end tables, on top of her TV, on night stands...she would even drape them across the back of her couches and chairs.  Maybe your grandma did something similar too. Our family inherited some of her collection when she passed away, …

My Lainie Room

Climb up an old wood ladder in our bedroom closet and slide over a dusty wooden trapdoor above your head, and you’ll enter my Lainie Room. It’s an unfinished attic space from the 1920s that I imagine to look like this... (images below are photos of my notebook)             When …

The Lainie List

Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches you can’t resist Humans of Danforth East (my new writing project) Strawberry Salsa Recipe I might start making and selling these… (Update: I got my first order!) A leadership course I recommended to my best friend Inspiration for an upcoming blog post On my ‘to read’ list: How to Self-Publish a …

The Lainie List

    The 3 Books that Stanford is Asking Incoming Freshman to Read Over the Summer Fidget Spinners Are the Kitchen Gadget You Didn’t Know You Needed These look hilarious and amazing - I need this for camping!! My bio - continuing to evolve Surviving the Four Month Sleep Regression 8 Female-Led Podcasts to Fire …