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
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.
Streaming music, rather than purchasing physical copies, is better for a minimalist and sustainable lifestyle, and luckily, there are many streaming services available. I chose to purchase a subscription to Pandora Plus. Click the heading for my review.
Social media, I've learned, must be utilized only as a celebration of a life well lived. It cannot be enjoyed as life itself, because it isn't life. Allow social media to inspire, educate, and connect you. Follow only the accounts that speak to you in a positive way. Don't allow the achievements of others make you question your worth or importance, for you have a story and a passion that only you can share. What will it be?
For those of us who work an office job, there are several ways to take your "green" efforts with you when you leave in the morning. Click the heading for more!
It's easy to get caught up in wedding indulgences, but there are a few items I skipped that I found I didn't miss at all!