My April Makes + #MeMadeMay plans

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

#freemakefriday Best Kitchen DIY’s

You hungry? I know I could eat. Here's a roundup of my favorite FREE patterns and tutorials to help get you ready for mealtime: 1 + 2) With spring weather finally showing up here in Ohio, I'm ready for a picnic. Care to join me? Let's get packed with this oilcloth lunch bag from Happiest … Continue reading #freemakefriday Best Kitchen DIY’s

Curating My Closet: A Journey

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

Easy Cloth Napkin DIY

Still riding that zero-waste wave, I decided to lean into my kitchen since that seems to be where the bulk of our waste comes from. I made the decision to ditch paper towels and switch over to cloth napkins about a year ago, but it turns out - my family is messy as hell. We … Continue reading Easy Cloth Napkin DIY

Easy DIY Wool Dryer Balls

One of my goals for 2020 is to start taking steps towards becoming a zero-waste home. So when my daughter's dermatologist suggested we stop using dryer sheets to help with her eczema, it seemed like the perfect place to start. It's sad to say, but I never realized just how wasteful disposable dryer sheets are … Continue reading Easy DIY Wool Dryer Balls