I’ve seen that essential oils have been very popular lately, and it’s not for no reason! I’ve had my collection of oils for several years now, and I love them! They’re natural, they’re versatile, and they’re great to have around the house. You can use them in everything from scented candles (for their aromatic properties), or clearing up congestion when you’re coming down with a cold - some blends are even known to stop an early illness in it’s tracks! In order to deter spiders from entering your home, you’ll only need one type of essential oil:: Peppermint.
Dear Reader, Smashbooking is my favorite and most creatively freeing hobby, by far. It fuels my passion for stationary and paper crafts, as well as my artistic style in general. I'm not great at drawing, or painting, or doodling, but I am good at Smashbooking. Why? Because there are no … Continue reading Intro to Smashbooking
Dear Reader, Today I want to share with you four little joys in my life - my pets! I am a huge animal lover, and my little bummies (it's weird, but it's what I call them) will be making surprise appearances on my blog in the future, so I thought … Continue reading Meet My Pets!
Dear Reader, I am a tea drinker. If I don’t have my mug of black Lipton tea in the morning, something feels off. I’ve got quite a collection of teas at home, and always love trying new ones. Today, I thought I’d share with you my thoughts about a new … Continue reading Tea Review:: Wild Berry Zinger, Celestial Seasonings
Dear Reader, One of the things I have been loving lately is writing letters. I’ve only been pen palling for the last few months, but I’ve met tons of fun and amazing women from all over the world, and it has become one of my most favorite things to spend time on. A quick search … Continue reading My Top 3 Essential Supplies for Decorated Pen Pal Letters
Dear Reader, This has been a very exciting week. Why? Because I completely filled up my journal, and got to start a new one! 'Fill A Journal' was an item on my 2015 Goal List (which you can view in the menu at the top of the page). That makes 3 … Continue reading 2015 Goals:: Fill A Journal, Completed!
Dear Readers, On a recent day off from work, I had planned on making homemade guacamole as a lunch/snack to hold me over until my husband got home for dinner. I started by cutting up all of the ‘extras’ before the avocadoes and setting them aside. Then when I cut open the avocadoes, I saw … Continue reading Crafting in the Kitchen:: Guacamole Pasta (Vegetarian)
Dear Reader, I have had my inspiration board set up in our auxiliary room (pet room/studio/library) since we moved into our house two years ago, but I think it is time to take it down and give it a good old-fashioned refreshing! In case you're … Continue reading My Inspiration Board Makeover