I did a 5 day raw food diet cleanse and here’s what I learned

  Two months ago, I decided to do a raw food diet cleanse. I’d been feeling very slugglish, and had fallen into that cycle of eating too way much sugar. You know the one where you eat tons of sugar and then you crave more sugar, repeat? I’ve always had an insane sweet tooth, and I’m a big snacker, so…

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trend alert: pastel knits

  Pastel knits are having a moment, and as someone who wears 95% black (and has for my entire life), I’m surprisingly excited for this one. Maybe it’s because after a year of staying inside it’s time we have something fun and festive and spring like. As shown here in my new favorite style newsletter, The Reflective, these colors work…

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celebrating 1000 sales in my etsy shop

I had a very exciting milestone happen recently – my Etsy shop hit 1000 sales! When I first started my shop, I was selling 3 printable gift tags and maybe a year or so later, i added 4 chunky hand knit hats. I wasn’t sure if I’d sell anything, to be honest. It wasn’t until I tried to really understand…

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Why we’ll never stop loving Sassy Magazine

Have you noticed there’s been a big resurgence of Sassy Magazine lately? If you know me in real life, you know how much I love and will always have a soft spot in my heart for Sassy.  If you didn’t read it back in the day, it was like the alt-Seventeen. The fashion spreads were so cool- prom dresses paired…

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February 2021: TV & movies I watched this month

I was in a very 90’s mood again this month, as you’ll see from my viewing history.  My husband and I tend to rewatch shows or movies regularly, rather than always watching something new (we do watch new stuff, just not as much as most people). Last month,  I binged on Unsolved Mysteries and Mad About You, and this month…

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The 100 day project: How are you doing after 20 days?

How is your 100 day project going? I think as of today, the official project page is on day 28, but I am on day 21. Some people prefer to count the 100 days as calendar days (and if you miss a day, that’s fine and you just keep going) and other people like to count them as the days…

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13 places to find cheap or free craft supplies

  Art and craft supplies can be found in so many other places besides buying new from the store, AND for a much lower price, or for free. Depending on your source, you can not only saving money, but also help the environment by recycling items that are likely headed for the landfill. Try one these 13 alternative sources for…

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Free printable: sourdough starter gift tags

I’ve just retired the sourdough starter gift tags from my Etsy shop, so now they’re a free printable for you.  Making bread was the hot quarantine activity in 2020 – let’s keep that going.  You can find tons of sourdough recipes from King Arthur flour, or if you’re looking for gluten free recipes, check out Bob’s Red Mill. Give a…

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10 cozy snow day activities

It’s a snow day! You’ve finished shoveling, poured yourself a hot cocoa, and now you’re ready to settle in an enjoy a cozy afternoon.  Here are 10 ideas for DIY’s, movies, and more: 1 – clean out your closet and find an old sweater to cut up and make into a new hat or mittens.     2 – embroider a…

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