Month: November 2018

Lifestyle

5 New Year’s Resolutions To Turn into Habits NOW

The New Year will be here in a mere 31 days. That’s just over 4 weeks to start on those New Year’s resolutions that are so popular. But what if you didn’t actually wait until the beginning of 2019 to start? What if you gave yourself those extra 4 weeks …
Sewing

How to Shorten Yoga Pants in only 10 Minutes

Hemming pants is one of the least fun things when it comes to sewing alterations. But to shorten yoga pants to a functional cropped length is so easy I can’t believe I waited so long to do it! I’m not at the point yet where I trust myself to make …
Maker

Black Friday Deals for Makers

If you aren’t a newsletter subscriber you might have missed out on some great one day only pre-Black Friday deals earlier this week. But don’t worry! You can still sign up for the newsletter and make sure you don’t miss any future announcements! Another big note: you do NOT have …
Lifestyle

7 Tips for Maintaining Health Goals during The Holidays

“The Holidays.” For some people, this is a great time of year. For others, not so much. In the States, this Thursday is Thanksgiving and the unofficial start to the holiday season. From my own personal experience, “the holidays” means I’m going to be tempted by overindulgence in food and drink, …
Recipes

No-Bake Avocado Lime Cheesecake

The No-Bake Avocado Lime Cheesecake is an excellent alternative to the ol’ Thanksgiving stand-by of pumpkin pie. It’s slightly tart and buttery, a great end to a meal. If you like desserts that aren’t overly sweet, this might be for you. My favorite part of this recipe is how easy it is. You …
Sewing

Hey June Handmade Halifax Hoodie Pattern Review

Back in August, the #sewmystyle2018 pattern choice was the Halifax Hoodie from Hey June Handmade. At the time it was still too damn hot in Los Angeles to wear a sweatshirt. But by October it started to cool off enough (at night at least) to consider wearing layers. The teal …
Maker

Maker Inspiration November 2018

Ready for some maker inspiration for November? Since I’m shifting away from sewing these days, I’m going to start including other maker areas in these inspiration posts. Don’t worry, there’s still some sewing that might get done! The birthstones for November are citrine and topaz, both warm colors. This is …

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