So have I mentioned I’m an NPR-lovin’ nerd? Yeah, I know you’re not surprised.

A few weeks ago, I posted to Marketplace Money’s facebook page about the belt tightening Jake and I did during his unemployment and I was awarded their Piggy Award where they send this awesome blue piggybank to people who make good financial decisions.

fascinator barrettes

Fascinatin’ Ribbon

So I wanted something to make my outfits at The Creative Connection Event a little more “conspicuously crafty” so last night after the bags were packed and the kid and husband put to bed, I turned on a little Star Trek Enterprise and whipped up these fascinator-inspired barrettes…