THE 100 DAY PROJECT: HOW ARE YOU DOING AFTER 40 DAYS?

Still plugging away at the 100 day project, though my progress has slowed way down because life needs me more right now. I started on February 1st, made it to day 20 on February 24, but didn’t make it to day 40 until May 3. But that’s ok. My goal is to spend 100 days working on this blog/ etsy… View Post

Review: The Fifth Quarter by Mike Dawson

The Fifth Quarter by Mike Dawson Get ready to hit the court in this heartfelt, sporty, graphic novel! Lori Block is dedicated to her fourth-grade basketball team, despite being relegated to an extra period before the real game starts, known as the fifth quarter, where the not-so-good kids play and the points don’t count. That doesn’t matter to Lori though, because working on… View Post

March 2021: TV & movies I watched this month

  Last month I went for all the familiar old shows, but this month was I was finally ready for something new. March 2021: What I watched American Detective (Discovery +): I find a lot of true crime stuff interesting but a lot of it is too upsetting for me to watch; this show is right on the line of… View Post

Free printable: relaxed spring bucket list

  Spring has arrived and after the intensity of 2020, I figured we were in need of a nice relaxed spring bucket list.  Print it out and enjoy the warmer weather. What are you looking forward to most this spring? Tell us in the comments.   Free printable spring bucket list: CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD PRINTABLE FROM GOOGLE DRIVE.  … View Post

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… View Post

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… View Post

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… View Post

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… View Post

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… View Post