How To Crochet: The Two-Step Finish for Your Granny Square Baby Blanket

How To Crochet: The Two-Step Finish for Your Granny Square Baby Blanket

The granny square baby blanket you are about to see was created by watching three YouTube videos from Sarah Jayne at Bella Coco (she is one of my very favorites for learning new stitches!). I’ve shared with you how to crochet the perfect granny square – now we just need to connect them all and finish with a lovely border. Depending on your skill set (and mine is definitely beginner), you will have yourself a beautiful granny square baby blanket to use or gift to some lucky young parents … Read more…


My 3 Biggest Grammar Pet Peeves – and how to fix them!

My 3 Biggest Grammar Pet Peeves – and how to fix them!

I have seriously mellowed in my old age about all of my grammar pet peeves – I do try really hard not to be such a nag about them. And I take plenty of liberties in my own writing, grammar police be gone. But there are a few peeves that still rub me the wrong way, grammatically speaking. So much so that this isn’t the first time I’ve written about them, may not be the last – I’ll keep trying to save the world, one grammatical error fixed at a … Read more…


How To Crochet: these adorable Baby Booties FAST and Easy!

How To Crochet: these adorable Baby Booties FAST and Easy!

Recently, I crocheted a bunch of baby things for dear friends of mine, who are expecting anytime now. Amongst those were a most adorable pair of baby booties. Even the hubs was like: awwwww! And it was so easy to do that I wanted to share with you. Especially my tip for getting them done twice as fast. I learned from a video I watched on YouTube, from the Crochet Crowd (which is quickly becoming my go-to for many crochet patterns, though I still love Bella Coco, for … Read more…


I Am NOT the Best I Can Be – Are You?

I Am NOT the Best I Can Be – Are You?

I am not the best I can be, as to state otherwise implies that out of all the other humans on this planet, I am the best… I’m not. Are You? I am not the best I can be. ♥♥♥♥photo courtesy of grobinov archives – thank you for always inspiring me, Papi! ♥♥♥♥ However. I am the best ME I can be. Which means that on any given day, depending upon the situation, the moment, my mood, I am doing the best I can to be a complete ME. I … Read more…


A Look Back on Informed Sharing…

A Look Back on Informed Sharing…

It is hard to believe that Informed Sharing just passed it’s 5 year mark. I almost didn’t realize it, until I took a moment the other day to reflect on all that has happened since beginning this blog. There were a couple years in there that it sat dormant, either because I was pursuing other passions, or because I was physically unable to work it. And so. Here we are. I will not be here this week, other to than to post this and try to do some … Read more…


8 Funniest Bernie Sanders Memes This Year!

8 Funniest Bernie Sanders Memes This Year!

Okay. Moment of truth here. I’m just not sure how funny these funniest Bernie Sanders memes really are. There. I said it. You know, last week when I roasted Trump (hey, he puts it out there)… Related: 8 Funniest Trump Memes …it was a whole lot easier to find the funny. But I had to dig a little to find some funniest Bernie Sanders memes and I don’t know if it’s because I kinda like the guy or what…well, you’ll see if you get a good giggle. 8 … Read more…


The Calvin Klein Winners Are…

The Calvin Klein Winners Are…

Woo HOO! I am here to announce the Calvin Klein winners and I am so excited to be doing so. This April giveaway was met with such a great response – meaning that we are absolutely going to do it again (with different but just as awesome prizes) in June. Related: Why aren’t we hosting a giveaway in May? Once the dust has settled and now that Tina’s home from her Florida vacay, we will sit down and figure out just what those June giveaways will be. I … Read more…


Organize Your Kitchen Utensils with this Super Easy DIY (with images)

Organize Your Kitchen Utensils with this Super Easy DIY (with images)

Have you tried to organize your kitchen utensils? It’s a mess. Stuffed in drawers, falling out of containers, can’t find what you’re looking for… It’s a mess. I said. Have no worries. I’m here to share how to organize your kitchen utensils with a super easy DIY (that even I could do – I’m not a whole lot crafty, exactly). In just a few minutes, you can say GOODBYE and good riddance to unsightly kitchen counter (or drawer) clutter, all without breaking a sweat. Yikes. I was starting … Read more…


8 Funniest Trump Memes This Year!

8 Funniest Trump Memes This Year!

I usually remain like Switzerland (neutral) in regard to politics. But I couldn’t pass up these funniest Trump memes. I’m not trying to be a dink about it. But he sorta puts it out there. Ya know? And I REALLY don’t want to offend anyone. I’m fairly sure Trump does enough of that on his own. And that’s a quandary… Does Trump actually think these things about women, immigrants, folks who aren’t the same shade as him (FYI? One of my all time favorite movies, the Wizard of … Read more…


Your Moment of Zen

Your Moment of Zen

I need a moment of Zen. I figured that maybe you do too. It’s Friday and I thought I was prepared for the week – with the kiddo home from school (Spring Break) and Monday’s posts done for all three blogs. Going into the week? I was feeling pretty darn confident that I could work AND spend time with the kiddo. Yah. No. I’ll spare you the details. But. It’s Friday and I am behind. Seems I am always just a moment or two behind. I need a … Read more…