Lockdown life has a lot of bullshit associated with it, but one great thing that came out of our isolation days was that my husband and I realized we wanted to be more conscientious of where we spend our dollars. More specifically, we want to focus on purchasing from small, local, and independent businesses whenever … Continue reading We Joined A Farm Share. Here’s My Thoughts About It:
Stay hydrated, but make it fashion. HA! No matter what I always have a water with lemon nearby without fail and it has got to be one of my go-to happiness boosters for sure. Here's a few other things making me happy lately: Dark season 3 is on Netflix now! I think this may just … Continue reading A Few Things That Make Me Happy, Pt 2.
I've done more learning these past few weeks than ever before in my life. That is due largely in part to those who have kindly been sahring their stories, educating, and taking time to spread this message that we, as white people, should have been open to receiving so much sooner. Truthfully, with all the … Continue reading We Are Not Equal Until We Are All Equal.
I am so excited to share my new YouTube channel, Happy Makes Me! Here I plan on teaching you how to craft your own handmade lifestyle using myself as the guinea pig. I truly believe creating something with your own two hands is one of the most empowering and enriching things a person can do. … Continue reading My April Makes + #MeMadeMay plans
With social distancing and rainy "spring" days, I've been spending more time than usual indoors, keeping myself busy. If this sounds like you, then this is the perfect chill playlist to accompany you while you enjoy this extra time to yourself. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7AMwNGUI2RSEN6SNI3s5LR Track List: Yellow Ledbetter - Pearl JamSave It For Later - The English … Continue reading Showers – April 2020 Playlist
I'm a planner at heart. For me, simply thinking about upcoming projects and putting together mood boards can sometimes be more fun than the actual making of the item itself. Though I often change my mind the second new inspiration strikes, I still enjoy dreaming up makes based on images or styles I come across. … Continue reading Spring Sewing Plans
It's no secret that these are uncertain times. I think that's actually the scariest part about this COVID-19 crisis- there's no endpoint in sight, there's no definitive plan for how people will be paid for their time off or how businesses will stay afloat (at least not yet here in America). There's no path to … Continue reading Why I Make
One of my favorite hobbies is collecting vinyl records, and I never pass up an opportunity to create my own soundtrack. With Valentine's only a few days away, I thought I'd share a few love-filled albums that I can't wait to spin on my turntable and hopefully provide you with some inspiration of what to … Continue reading My 5 Favorite Albums To Play For Valentine’s Day
One of the things I've enjoyed most about decorating our new place has been adding personal touches here and there. It's the little details that can make a house feel like home, and one of my favorite details has been including more family photos into our decor. For my 3-year-old's room, I wanted to hang … Continue reading Embroidered Photo Art DIY
As I mentioned in a previous post, one of my goals this year is to hone in on my personal style to develop a more authentic wardrobe. Since another one of my goals is to be more sustainably-minded, I wanted to approach my style overhaul in a thoughtful, purposeful way as opposed to just buying … Continue reading Curating My Closet: A Journey