Bigger: Behind The Scenes

One of the best parts about filming Bigger is getting to work with talented visionaries such as costume designer extraordinaire, Melissa Vargas. As an actress, wardrobe is absolutely essential when it comes to getting into character. Melissa created a brilliant collection of looks to represent the style and essence of Betty Weider for this film. I am fascinated by Melissa’s …

DIY Summertime Citrus Bath Salts

If you’re not familiar with the adorable Willow and Sage Magazine then you’re in for a treat! I first saw the magazine in a bookstore, and with its hand-drawn illustrations and fancy recipes, it was too beautiful to pass up. Naturally when they sent this gorgeous DIY project I couldn’t wait to share it with you! These citrus bath salts …

Get Crafty With These DIY Bath Bombs

What’s more divine than a long, relaxing soak in the bath? Not much. Do you know someone deserving of a little rest and relaxation? These DIY bath bombs are a thoughtful, feel good, smell great gift anyone will appreciate (even if that deserving person is you). Ingredients: • 1 cup baking soda • 1/2 cup citric acid • 1/2 cup …

Let Mr. Kate Be Your Thrift Store Guide

Thrift shopping takes patience, persistence and often, a creative eye. Sometimes what you see isn’t necessarily what you’ll get as an end result. For example, a beat up picture frame might look like a piece of junk at first glance, but with some care and restoration it could end up becoming a work of art itself. The same goes for …

DIY Gorgeous Dried Flowers

Whenever I receive flowers (or buy them for myself because — why not?) I always wish they’d last longer, especially if they hold sentimental value. Of course the only option for forever flowers is to dry them, but I never seem to get it right. Often they start to stink or fall apart; I have yet to dry a perfect …

This DIY Home Fragrance Makes Scents

Fish. Bacon. Broccoli. While the savory smells are wafting from the stove you salivate over the anticipation of your first bite. But once the dishes have been washed and you’re post-food coma, the once incredible smells become — well, stinky. The other night, I slow-cooked a delicious spicy chili. I thought for sure the kitchen walls would somehow soak up …