Shirt + Jacket = Shacket!

A "shacket" is a garment that's too heavyweight to be a shirt and too lightweight to be a jacket. Perfect for layering, and oh, so practical, the shacket is making its way across womenswear and menswear this fall.

How to Paint a Pumpkin

When it’s that time of year, paint your pumpkin right. Key to painting a pumpkin that will last longer and withstand the weather better is to first, seal the pumpkin

Recipe for Taco Soup

Do you have a favorite slow cooker recipe? I certainly do. Taco Soup! Although, I’m not sure if it’s a soup. It’s more like chili. So super easy to assemble.

Word Games

Below are answers to the Word Games tweets released on my Twitter page every Saturday morning. Wanna play? Follow me on Twitter: @Julie_Valerie. Remember! When on Twitter: NO SPOILERS. “Like”

52 Inspiring Quotes about Writing

“A book is made from a tree. It is an assemblage of flat, flexible parts (still called “leaves”) imprinted with dark pigmented squiggles. One glance at it and you hear