Comforts of Home

While I've always been a homebody, this year especially has me thinking about home and making it the best place to be. The stay at home orders, being furloughed for a few months, all have caused me to rethink my priorities and what is really important. Make Home Cozy: Home should be comfortable and a... Continue Reading →

Making Fall Fun

Fall is one of my favorite times of the year! Leaves are changing, the weather eventually turns cooler, and it's time to get cozy. As with every season, I enjoy making transitions fun and finding ways to make a normal day special. Here are a few ways I do just that! Decorate- I love putting... Continue Reading →

Cleaning DIY:Cruelty-Free

After going cruelty-free with my beauty products last year, I realized that should be doing the same with my cleaning products. As a result, I've also wanted to find less harmful, more natural based cleaners as well. Gradually, I've finished up something loaded with chemicals and replaced it with something natural, non-animal tested. I thought... Continue Reading →

Goals for the New Year

As a kind of follow up to my Positive Vibes post, I've decided to set a few goals for the new year. I usually make some sort of new year's resolution(s), but don't always follow through, which is typical. I want this year to be different, more positive and meaningful. Living and enjoying life to... Continue Reading →

Positive Vibes

So, lately I've been feeling a most welcome surge of positivity. While, I am normally an upbeat person, I'll take the extra good-vibes! Can I attribute this to any one thing in particular? Not really, but probably a combination of things. I think we all have the what is the meaning of life feeling from... Continue Reading →

Favorite Sewing Tools

While I still consider myself a begintermediate (not quite beginner, but not quite intermediate sewist), there are a few tools that have made sewing easier for me along the way. Some are conventional, some are not, but all of them are helpful to me! Crochet Hook-This might sound weird, but crochet hooks are excellent for... Continue Reading →

MyFitnessPal Journey Continued

Let's face it, the holidays can be stressful in many ways. One of those is the sudden abundance of food. Rich meals and sweet treats seem to be around every corner. It's hard to avoid! However, since using MyFitnessPal I've felt less stress regarding the indulgence of the holidays. Here are two things that have... Continue Reading →

Christmas Memories-Granny’s Box

I absolutely love Christmas! Baking cookies, watching Christmas Vacation (or the Year Without A Santa Claus) for the umpteenth time, or listening to carols, it's one of my favorite times of the year. Any excuse for showing love and kindness in this frightful world, is good in my book. My Granny also loved Christmas and... Continue Reading →

Self-Care for the Holidays

The holidays can be a stressful time for everyone. There are decorations to put up, parties to attend, gifts to buy, and long work hours. So, it's very important to carve out some "me time" or self-care. Here are 4 things I enjoy to destress and decompress: Take a hot yoga or exercise class. Exercise... Continue Reading →

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