"I'm giving up TV for a month," I said. "You have fun with that," was my husband's first reaction. That upcoming weekend was Labor Day weekend, so as I visited with my family I told them the same news. My mother had a couple of questions like "What all does that entail? No movie theaters?" … Continue reading You Gave Up What for a Month?
I had this ingenious idea to buy a bulk of yarn and make berets using a Loom knitter. Fast forward to 3 years later and I have barely made a dent in my stash. I plan to change that this year. Although my stash looks pretty in its little cubby hole, I would love to … Continue reading DIY Socks: The Dos and Don’ts to Save you Time
Hey loves, As some of you may know, sewing is a form of therapy that has really turned into a passion for me. When I get something right, it makes my week. And when I get something completely wrong it's like the world has ended. That's when the hubby avoids the sewing area at all … Continue reading The Fastest/Simplest Way to Make a Bow Tie
Hey loves, I know it's been a while since I have written anything. A lot has transpired over the last couple of months. My health has not been the greatest, so it has been a roller coaster to say the least. July 1st marks the start of a new beginning for me. I have decided … Continue reading Why I Made the Decision to go Organic
Sewing Pattern Review of Simplicity 8216.
Hey loves, I know this is the part you have been waiting for. The real details on planning a wedding in Negril, Jamaica. Just to recap if you missed part I, you can find it HERE. Planning a destination wedding can be fun and stressful at the same time, but if you are a control … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Dream Wedding at Sandals Negril Resort (Part II)
I am trying something new this year where I sew 2 -3 garments a month. My goal is to use the fabric that I have been hoarding in my bookshelves and really learn from my mistakes so I can get better. I didn't want to go at it alone, so I joined a sewing group … Continue reading McCall 7686 Pattern Review: Off The Shoulder Bell Sleeve Shirt
Chris, my husband and I were engaged in August 2016, not even a week after my 30th birthday. He had planned everything with my friends and family down to what to say to keep me guessing because I don't like surprises. I'll save the whole story for another day. As we were sitting around the … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Dream Wedding at Sandals Negril Resort (Part I)
I have a habit of going to bed with my phone in my hand and falling asleep to the wonderful world of Pinterest. Ironically enough when it first came out I didn't get. I thought, "Why would anyone just copy images of things they wanted to but would probably never do to a virtual vision … Continue reading DIY Marble Pattern Weights
The last few months have been a period of transformation for me. I downsized and started school and cut back at work to focus on starting my own business.