My Not-So-New Year's Resolutions

My Not-So-New Year's Resolutions

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had fun welcoming in 2018 and stayed safe while celebrating.

As always, this time of year brings about thoughts and intentions of New Year’s Resolutions. New Year’s Resolutions are a tricky thing. We all go in with good intentions to better ourselves and to make commitments. But how many of us actually keep them throughout the year? I’m not too proud to admit that I’ve failed to keep pretty much all the resolutions I’ve ever tried to make...

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Product Review: Yarn Valet -- yarnBowl & yarnDispenser

Hi friends! Welcome back to my blog. Today, I’ll be bringing you a review on some products that I’ve been really loving and have found to become a staple in my toolset.

Ever since I started crocheting, I absolutely hated how my skein of yarn would flop around while it was being unraveled or going through the process of: pulling slack of yarn, crocheting a few rows, stopping, pulling slack of yarn, crocheting a few rows, etc. etc.

Do you ever find yourself in this same situation? How annoying is it for you?...

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Pattern Review: Bodhi Life Creations -- The Varsity Yoga Bag

Hi friends! Today’s post will be a pattern review for a fun crochet pattern that I recently tried out by Taylor from Bodhi Life Creations. A few weeks ago, Taylor posted to her Instagram that she published a free pattern for this fun yoga bag. I recently got back into practicing yoga, so naturally this pattern caught my eye. I don’t consider myself a yogi, but I’m a sucker for accessories for activities that I participate in. ;)

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5 Reasons for 500 -- Why I'm Making Toys for Syrian Refugee Children

Hi friends! Recently, I’ve been inspired by a fellow maker to participate in her absolutely fantastic and loving project. Her name is Justine a.k.a. @chubbyknots_crochet. She’s a fabulous maker based in Australia and earlier this year she spent some time at a refugee camp in Lebanon where she spent a significant time with some Syrian refugee children...

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My Crochet Tools Must Haves

Every crafter has holy grail of tools or tools that they just can’t function without and I admit, I’m not exception. Some of these are kind of obvious, like hooks and scissors, but no matter how basic I think it’s a nice reminder to talk about the tools crocheters tend to use on the daily...

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Cup of Hugs: A Coffee Cozy Story

I’m not a coffee connoisseur. In fact, I don’t drink coffee at all. However, I do make frequent visits to my local Starbucks! :P

I sometimes wish I was wired for the coffee culture because I absolutely love to sit in a coffee shop and read a good book or work on projects amidst the hustle and bustle of the shop...

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