I've been in a baking and cooking mood lately. It's definitely because I'm very pregnant and pretty uncomfortable. Nothing makes you feel better quite like a batch of pumpkin cookies made from scratch. Click the heading for the cookies and frosting recipe.
Jewelry making is a great weekend project. After a brief hiatus, I've been getting back into beading and jewelry-making on the weekends. In this instructional, learn how to make a DIY wire bracelet perfect for fall. The key to this bracelet is using a variety of bead sizes and styles. Click the heading for more.
I read an interesting article the other day: it discussed the habits of happy people versus the habits of unhappy people. One of the big factors in feeling happy in life is a sense of gratitude. The more grateful people were, the survey recorded, the happier they tended to be. Click the heading for more.
Kayaking is a great way to spend time outdoors and relax during these long summer days. If you're new to kayaking, or need some motivation to hit the water, check out my top five reasons to kayak this summer.
Hi everyone! The weekend is almost here. I am looking forward to enjoying the weather and visiting with friends. While you're out this weekend, I have two quick challenges for you to try. I will be trying them myself. I believe living a more eco-friendly lifestyle starts with small steps and everyone can contribute something. … Continue reading June’s Weekend Challenges
Hi everyone, hope your week is going well so far! I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Cheri from StrawSleeves, an eco-friendly company that is working to alleviate the world's plastic pollution problem. I learned a lot and I am very excited to share this post with you. One of today’s major environmental concerns … Continue reading A Spotlight on StrawSleeves
There's nothing quite like avocados. This fruit is packed with nutrients and can also help improve vision and curb your hunger cravings. Click the heading for more!
Is there a project or goal you've been putting off until a "better time?" No matter your goal, it's important to just begin. Remember, everyone has to start somewhere, but the key word is start. Click the heading to read more.
I believe in the importance of small steps when it comes to living a more eco-friendly life. Sometimes, making changes too drastically or depriving yourself too much leads to overindulgence later. Consistent progress in the right direction is my method. Each month, try to remove something unsustainable from your grocery list. You can either do … Continue reading No More Plastic K-Cups
"Do one thing every day that scares you." I'm not sure who said that, but my visit to the Kinzua Bridge State Park definitely filled my "excited fear" quota for the day! Kinzua Bridge State Park is located in Mt. Jewett, Pennsylvania. It spans 329 beautiful acres in McKean County. I'm not usually too fearful of … Continue reading Kinzua Bridge State Park