Category: Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Tequila Pineapple Upside Down Cake Fail

File this under the worst thing I ever made. Tequila pineapple upside down cake is a major FAIL. It looks normal and even beautifully plump. But a picture tells 1,000 words, and this one is full of lies! Editor’s note: this post was voted on by my newsletter subscribers. If …
Strong Not Skinny

The Remarkable Power of Non-Scale Victories (NSVs)

Continuing on the theme of Accepting Yourself Naked, today’s topic is non-scale victories or NSVs. NSVs are wins and accomplishments that have nothing to do with what the scale says. They can be large or incremental. They aren’t about how much you weigh, they’re about how you feel about yourself. …
Lifestyle

Instagram #2018bestnine vs The True Top 9

Did you download your #2018bestnine? What did you think about it? Does it actually reflect your life in 2018? Here’s another post inspired by the ladies at Crafty Ass Females! They dedicated their last podcast of the year to a recap of an earlier episode regarding the Instagram #2018bestnine, and maybe …
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 …