Virtual learning resources roundup

  Here’s a round up of some resources that are helpful for supporting virtual learning. We all need as much help as we can get for the 2020/2021 school year, amiright? When I wrote most of these, it was back in March when we all thought everyone would be quarantining for two weeks. Remember those days? It feels like a…

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5 Instagram accounts I’m loving right now

I’ll admit it- I love Instagram. I love finding unusual or super specific accounts that deliver the perfect break from all the perfectly styled photos and generic content that seems to come across my screen. Here are some that I’m currently enjoying:     View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Cheap Old Houses ™ (@cheapoldhouses) on…

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Fun family activities for when you’re social distancing

Well, there’s a headline I never expected to write, but here we are. A month in to this pandemic, and our new normal still feels strange. When you feel like you’ve watched every movie, put together every puzzle, and really want something else to do, here are some ideas for fun things you can do with your kids while still…

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The 14 day edit: TV shows to binge watch while knitting

I’ll admit it- I LOVE tv. Before streaming services were the big thing, we did not add HBO or Showtime to our cable package because OMG so expensive! So we’d binge on shows like The Sopranos when we’d visit our parents for the weekend after everyone else had gone to bed, staying up till all hours fitting in as many…

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The 14 day edit: Podcasts for every member of your family

  Podcasts have been keeping me sane lately.  Here are some of my very favorites – if you like these, I’ll post some more, maybe going deeper into each category. I mean, I could probably give you a dozen good DIY or entrepreneurial podcasts right off the bat, but let’s start with these: For the true crime fan: I just…

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The 14 day edit: Virtual field trips to zoos, museums, and more

    So your kids are already bored and looking for something to do today? No problem! I’ve collected a dozen virtual field trips for you to check out. Everything on this list is a gem. Seriously. I visited all of these sites and learned something interesting on each one.   Head over to Cincinnati Home Safari’s Facebook page for…

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The 14 day edit: 10 fun skills you can teach yourself with YouTube

  As COVID-19 has us all planning to stay in and keep to ourselves for the next few weeks, many people are wondering how to fill their time. Rather than looking at the two weeks from the perspective of what you can’t do, why not see it as an opportunity for what you can do? IS there a skill you’ve…

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5 mugs for Back to School

Back to school time is fast approaching and whether you’re a teacher, college student, or need a fun coffee gift (just add a Starbucks card), I’ve got you covered with these 5 mugs: For law students, law professors, and Ruth Bader Ginsberg fans, this I Dissent mug says it all. Available here in my Etsy shop.   Another mug for…

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7 Printable tags for handmade gifts

I’m rounding up all of my printable gift tags for you so you can find something perfect for any handmade gift. Let’s check them out! Ok, so this Handmade as F*ck gift tag may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but you have to admit it makes a statement!  Probably better for your best friend than your grandma… unless your…

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