Nail Polish Easter Eggs: A New Twist

If you prefer to decorate your Easter eggs close to the holiday like we do, then you probably haven’t gotten around to it yet. And while the PAAS kits are an ever-present Easter staple and remind us of our childhood, aren’t you bored of the same ‘ol-same ‘ol eggs? Well, we did a little thinking and came up with a creative

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Home Cookin’: Crockpot Christmas Morning Breakfast

Presents bought and wrapped. Check. Stockings all hung ’round the fire with care. Check. Cookies and milk for the Big Guy. Check. Breakfast for Christmas morning. Frrrrrrppppp. Didn’t think that far ahead? We’ve got you covered. Just imagine- you wake up on Christmas morning, the scent of apples and cranberries wafting through the house. You roll out of

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DIY: Scrap Leather Key Chains

So, we’ve had this plastic bag filled with leather scraps just hangin’ out at the shop for about a year now. We hemmed and hawed and hemmed again, trying to figure out what we could possibly do with all these little bits. We finally decided to take the plunge and get a little crafty-something easy

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Slip77 Bakes: Pumpkin Challah…Say What?!

Let me preface this post by saying that I have not made Challah bread in about 25 years. Some of my last childhood memories of the Hebrew Center in Vineyard Haven are of my hebrew school classmates and I twisting fluffy, squishy strands of dough into uneven, barely-recognizable-as-a-braid challah loaves. The fact that we were allowed to

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Fall DIY: Crayon Art Slip77 Style

Happy Fall y’all! I’m here to bring you the first DIY of the off-season! Get pumped guys!! Halloween is fast approaching (where the HECK did September go?!) and since we usually like to put a spin on the plain ‘ol vanilla pumpkin carving (remember last year’s Sugar Skull pumpkins?!) we’re tossing something else in the ring for

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St. Patrick’s Day DIY: Shamrock Shake

St. Patrick’s Day DIY…gotta love them. There’s really not much to the holiday besides celebrating the Irish and green art projects right? So while we’re drinking green beer and cabbage next Tuesday, we’ll be sure to finish off with one of these bad boys.   This DIY is pretty much as simple as it gets, but

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Taking on Your Thanksgiving Tablescape

Over here at Slip, we can all agree that Thanksgiving is hands down our favorite holiday. There is one day of the year dedicated to eating and spending time with family. Granted we couldn’t do it everyday, but for one day the biggest worry is turkey timing and if Nana’s going to fall asleep at the

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How to Brew Perfect French Press Coffee..everytime.

Over the last two years I’ve become kind of obsessed with coffee. Not just drinking it..I’m talking obsessed like monthly coffee-roast subscription obsessed. I refuse to use Keurig (who am I?), and I have started to time my brew..like, with a watch..so I don’t ruin it. I can blame a fraction of this on my OCD/perfectionist/neurotic

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