Our family unplugged + giveaway

how we spent 1 day unplugged

I was recently challenged by Creative Expressions to go unplugged for a day – no TV, no Internet, no phone, no tablets, videos games, computers. So of COURSE I said YES and I got my family on board with me! How often do you UNPLUG? Especially outside of a vacation or camping trip when it’s […]

DIY Sequined clothes – Holiday Wear!

diy sequin cardi

I love wearing something that sparkles in the winter season and especially around the Holidays! If you are in the DIY mood you can create some pretty spectacular pieces to add to your wardrobe and Holiday flare! Here are some of my favorite DIY sequined looks! Sequined Sweatshirt – glam but casual! Sequin Pencil Skirt  […]

Chatbooks – INSTAgram in PRINT!

order chatbooks from Instagram photos using code BRASSY for a free book!

I love social media! and Instagram is my FAVORITE!!! It’s a snap shot into someone’s day, thoughts, events, etc. without all the mumbo jumbo of facebook. It’s pretty, and funny and silly and inspiring. It’s real life and who doesn’t love taking and capturing photos! It’s so easy now with our smartphones. BUT I would […]

Spread Christmas cheer with 1 stamp!


Tis the season for giving and tidings of good cheer! I’ve mentioned the Snail Mail Society and all the good I have seen and received already but I wanted to share a few opportunities to get a glimpse of what the Snail Mail Society writers get to do each month!  A way to join in […]

Snail Mail Society – Join in or Request!

Join the Snail Mail Society - BrassyApple.com - send a little cheer and kindness in the mail!

Raise your hand if you love Snail Mail! Me too!!! Just like this funny cartoon below, there was a time when we loved getting email. Now our inboxes are overrun and we long for the days of that handwritten note in the mail. I would love to change  this and make a shift back to […]

Paypal Cash Giveaway – enter to win!

PayPal Cash Giveaway

Perfect time of year to giveaway some cash! I’ve teamed up with Ruby Claire Boutique to bring this amazing giveaway of $400 into your Paypal account! Get some cash in our hands for the Holiday Shopping season! Enter today! good luck!! a Rafflecopter giveaway

Eat your pie – Fun Thanksgiving tradition


There’s plenty of time to throw this “party” together before Thanksgiving! This is a tradition that should happen in every neighborhood! It’s so difficult to see everyone you want during the Holiday season and sometimes fulfilling family obligations can hinder seeing friends and neighbors. Here is the solution! Host a Pre-Thanksgiving PIE Party! Since we […]

DIY knit fringe necklace – Refashion

#Refashion a tshirt into a fringe necklace scarf - BrassyApple.com

(from BrassyApple Instagram feed) One of my favorite necklaces to wear is a multi colored, beaded fringe style necklace. I always get compliments on it. I’ve wanted to have more in my accessory stash. So I decided to put a ReFashion spin on this style and challenge myself to create one with a t-shirt! A […]

How I appeared on PBS TV

chalyce and megan pbs day 1

A few weeks ago I shared some insight into the power the sharing your story and some of the ripple effects that have come from that for me. One of those ripple effects that I couldn’t share until now was that I was on the PBS American Health Journal show!!!! WHAT???!!!! Me, on PBS.  I […]