My adult life has been a series of rental properties. I move with the word “temporary” in mind. I unpack what I need, I nest just enough to make the place look and feel lived-in, then I leave it exactly how I initially set it up until I pack and move again. I may put … Continue reading Roots
I finally got my very own Cricut Maker, and I've been obsessed with it since setting it up earlier this month. My first project with it was a cork potholder for my mom, and after some trial and error, I figured out how to make it. Here's the story on that..
In the last 7 months, I have started a new job with more responsibility, moved in with my fiancé in a new city, started wedding planning, and tried to figure out how to make roots now that my nomadic-job-life is in the past. Every single one of those things has been stressful so far, and … Continue reading Calming the Storm: How Weaving Helped My Mental State
When my fiance and I got engaged, it made the whole wedding thing more of a reality than it was before, and this made the whole cost of wedding thing very real, very fast. Knowing that I could attempt to DIY a thing or two made me feel better, and it made me excited to learn … Continue reading Hand Lettering: even Practice does not make Perfect
Not every week leaves time for a full-blown project, and to be honest, not every week do I have a creative streak, but I challenged myself to write through it, so here we go: I worked pretty late every day this week (full time job and all), so I didn't go out of my way … Continue reading Half-Completed Projects and Household Chores: All in a [Sun]day’s work
My best friend since grade school came to me a few months back excited to tell me her plans to hike the Appalachian Trail this Spring. Her definition of fun is my personal definition of a horror film, where you are forced to be in the woods all by yourself for months on end surrounded … Continue reading So Your Friend is Hiking the Appalachian Trail…