Meg Makes

Meg Makes

Gearing up to replace our bathroom floor this weekend

I've hated our bathroom floor for pretty much as long as I can remember.

It has vinyl press-on tiles that always look dirty, and there is a definite slope behind the toilet that has always worried me.

Takes the Cake: Erin makes an amazing Cat in the Hat birthday cake and cupcakes

Today and tomorrow, I'm sharing a cake my baking coworker Erin Lippitz made for her niece's first birthday party this weekend. Her niece's name is Sam, and you'll see it on the top of the cake.

Recipe for the easiest fruit dip ever

As I recently contemplated changing my blog's name, I had a chance to go through some of my unpublished blog posts. There are quite a few, for one reason or another.

Changing my blog's title and making a red and white no-sew rag rug

I have some exciting news: I have changed my blog's title to "Meg Makes."

OK, it's probably more exciting for me than for you. I deliberated over a new name a while back, but couldn't make a decision.

Making a cardholder wreath out of vintage Christmas lights and sprucing up last year's holiday wreath

Recently, I've had fun making one card-holding wreath and sprucing up a paper wreath I made to decorate our front door last Christmas.

Repost: Comment with the names of the charities you'll support this holiday season

Note: I originally posted this Nov. 23, Black Friday, which is obviously not a great day to ask readers for their feedback. In honor of Giving Tuesday, I'm reposting this.


Making a table for our vertical filing cabinet

Rob, my handy husband, is turning into quite the woodworker. After using plans other people wrote to make a Murphy bed and a end-table dog crate, Rob has branched into designing his own furniture.

A vacation makeover: a bright white bedroom, reupholstered headboard and refinished floors

While I spent most of the month posting recipes (and a huge thanks, again, to everyone who contributed), I was also busy sprucing up our house and doing some fun DIY projects.