Turn a sock into a scarf for your cold little doggy

My California dogs aren't used to cold weather. On a road trip through some pretty cold weather, I improvised with a scarf for my big dog, Jackson, but I had nothing for my little one. So when my Jackson ate one of my knee high socks, I took the remaining sock and made an infinity scarf for a my little dog.

And if I can do it, so can you!


Red Ruby Rose has the perfect clutches for you and those hard-to-shop-for ladies

The UK's Red Ruby Rose has been a featured over on Offbeat Bride several times now. However these gorgeous clutch bags are suitable for all occasions — not just weddings — so we decided to feature them over here! In honor of Red Ruby Rose coming on as a Home & Life sponsor, the designer Rowena is hosting a giveaway just for the Homies! Let's gawk, shop, and learn how to win one of these beauties for free…


Work clothes that aren't made by little hungry children putting in 18 hour days

Good news, Homies! I just acquired my first white collar job in a while. My wardrobe is almost completely unprepared for this, and I really feel strongly about not buying sweatshop-made clothing.

I am normally a big thrift or vintage shopper, but as everyone who does this knows, it's kind of luck-of-the-draw on whether you'll find anything. I'm a mediocre seamstress, but not good enough to produce my own clothing en mass. Combing the internet for non-sweatshop goods, I find a lot of men's bike clothes, a legion of organic hemp t-shirts, and a variety of beautiful things which are way too hippie to be my regular style, and not a lot I can wear to work.

If non-sweat shop clothing is also a priority for you, how do you make it work?