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 →

Christmas Sugar Cookies 🍪

Sugar cookies are one of my most favorite! They are delicious with or without icing and just make it feel like Christmas (to quote Gwen Stefani). I think they are pretty perfect! I was not able to find a card in Granny's Recipe box, but this is the one that she would always use. My... Continue Reading →

Winter Skincare for the Shower

It's getting to be that time of year for dry skin, so I wanted to share a couple items I have been loving lately. I am perpetually parched and feel like I need a little extra moisture than the average gal (or gent). Also, being that skin is our largest organ, it's important to take... Continue Reading →

Grocery Store Cruelty Free

When I initially started looking for cruelty free products, I assumed that I would end up having to shop a specialty store like Sephora or Ulta. However, this was not the case. To my surprise, cruelty-free products were readily available from the grocery store. Both Harris Teeter and Lowe's Foods in my area have lots... Continue Reading →

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