Monthly Maker Challenge: September 2019

It is decided! For my September challenge, I am going to be making...a Jack Skellington plush! I found a few inspiration photos on Pinterest: If you are unfamiliar with this particular character, Jack Skellington is the animated lead in Tim Burton’s fantastic stop-motion musical, The Nightmare Before Christmas. A quick summary of the story: Jack … Continue reading Monthly Maker Challenge: September 2019

Back in the Saddle Again…Again

"No excuses, play like a champion" - Wedding Crashers anyone? I have no excuse for my lack of writing, life just happened. So let's just move on to some updates... For those who care, I finished out my sugar detox on a strong note and then promptly dove back into eating like crap. No one is … Continue reading Back in the Saddle Again…Again

Success, Failure, Cravings & Resolve: Weeks 1 & 2

So weeks 1 & 2 of the great 21 Day Sugar Detox are complete! As the title suggests we had some success, a little failure, a few cravings and strengthened resolve. WEEK 1 RECAP Unfortunately my sister had a TON of homework coming off spring break the last week of February and she wasn't able … Continue reading Success, Failure, Cravings & Resolve: Weeks 1 & 2

21 Day Sugar Detox…aka 3 weeks of withdrawl from what is essentially legal cocaine

So my sister and I are planning to cut sugar from our lives, temporarily at first and then hopefully on a more permanent basis in the long term. We are both firmly addicted, as is most of the Western world. We're starting with the 21 Day Sugar Detox plan by Diane Sanfilippo and seeing how that … Continue reading 21 Day Sugar Detox…aka 3 weeks of withdrawl from what is essentially legal cocaine

Breastfeeding Hurt Like a Bitch

So months ago when I first started thinking about trying to blog again writing THIS was the first thing that came to my mind. This post is especially dedicated to all of the exhausted new mothers who are doing exactly as everyone told them not to do, Googling in the middle of the night. I … Continue reading Breastfeeding Hurt Like a Bitch

New Year, Same Resolutions

For 2018 I am challenging myself to “make something every day.” I feel like I let my creative side slide this last year...first because I was super pregnant and tired all the time, then because I was a new mom and tired all the time, and in the last few months because we were in … Continue reading New Year, Same Resolutions