Category: Maker Lifestyle

Lifestyle Issues

What Everyone Gets Wrong About Art & Creativity

This post is a modified version of a video from my series Daily Dose of Creativity on IGTV. Check out Episode 1: What is “art”? for more. Let’s talk about art and creativity: what it means what it doesn’t mean what we don’t think of as creative (and can maybe …
Maker Lifestyle

New Holiday Traditions to Celebrate in 2020

At first the idea of celebrating the holidays without family made me very sad. But then I got myself right and realized that creating new holiday traditions was its own gift! It’s no secret that this pandemic has been tough for me. I’m going to guess it has been for …
Maker Lifestyle

Benchmarks are Bullshit

If you Google the title of this post (and my new book) “benchmarks are bullshit,” you won’t find many people arguing against this fact. Yet at some point in our lives, we all seem to forget this simple idea. It leads to unhealthy behaviors like getting stuck “in the rat …
Maker Lifestyle

Black Friday 2020 for Makers

Updated 11/27 @ 3:13 pm PST. Here’s your one-stop shop for the Black Friday 2020 deals that excite makers. This post will be updated as new deals come in. Also not all of them are live yet! Check back regularly! Sewing: Black Friday 2020 5 out of 4 Patterns: 30% …
Maker Lifestyle

Amazon Prime Day Deals for Makers

Amazon Prime Day is an annual event. Marketers are considering this the start of the holiday shopping season, 6 weeks earlier than Black Friday. 2020 has been an extraordinary year, and people’s desire for normalcy is expected to drive this jump start. So what is Prime Day exactly? Here’s how …
Health

Thoughts on Noom: Is it Worth It?

After posting what I hoped was an objective review, now it’s time to give you my unfiltered thoughts on Noom. Is it worth it? What is Noom? If you’re not familiar with Noom, go back and read my last post on this diet program. To recap, Noom seeks to help …
Health

Noom: What to Expect in Your First 30 Days

Noom has been all over the tv ads lately. And with the pandemic practically eliminating gym workouts, maybe you’re wondering if it’s for you. So here’s a Noom review with what to expect in the first 30 days. What is Noom? Noom is an app-based lifestyle program designed to help …
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15+ Best At-Home Date Night Ideas

At-home date night ideas are crucial especially right now. While so many of us are stuck at home during the pandemic, getting out of a routine with your partner is important for keeping a relationship fresh. This is true even for natural homebodies. As much as I love my husband …
Health

Throw Out Your Disgusting Old Lipstick!

Did you know that old lipstick carries germs? Did you know you should throw it out after a certain amount of time has passed? Does it pain you to do that because you love lipstick and hate seeing it go to waste? But do you really want bacteria-laden lipstick smeared …