Category: Lifestyle

Maker Lifestyle

2018 Year in Review

The 2018 year in review is going to be different than 2017’s. Last year I had a review of only my wins. For 2018 I want to review the misses AND the wins. But instead of calling them “fails,” I’m going to think of them as “course corrections.” I was …
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 …
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, …
Beer & Cocktails

How Beer & Medieval Misogyny Created Witches

Anyone who knows me in real life knows I love beer. I was drinking it when I met my husband. He proposed in a brewery. We got married in a different brewery. And then spent our honeymoon in Europe drinking our way through all the Trappist breweries. What I didn’t …
Maker Lifestyle

The Rebirth of Petite Font

Welcome to Petite Font! It’s been a minute, but Petite Font is back and ready to set the world on fire! My site went dormant for a few weeks while I was setting up the party for our ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY (!!!). How do you like the new look? It’s …
Sewing Strong Not Skinny

Aug18 Recap

I’m all for accountability, which is why I do these monthly recaps. Sometimes I’m pleasantly pleased with what I’ve accomplished and sometimes I’m less ecstatic. Let’s start with what I didn’t get to, based on my August plans: I did NOT: hack an Ogden cami OR use the cool abstract …
Beer & Cocktails Sewing

Oct17 Recap

I never actually believed I’d be able to power through all of my want-to-makes for October, but the act of making my plans public did actually help me accomplish three of them. Plus, it’s good to have smart goals. I finally finished my mom’s floral Loretta. Pictures will be fortcoming. …