Is Your Relationship in Jeopardy? 3 Best Ways to Fix it Fast!

Is Your Relationship in Jeopardy? 3 Best Ways to Fix it Fast!

If you wake up one day and realize your relationship is in jeopardy, you may wonder why. How did we end up HERE? You and your significant other probably started out with good intentions, as couples in relationships often do. Maybe you’re reading this now and didn’t have any clue that your relationship is in jeopardy. Until now. I am no relationship expert*, though I do have plenty of experience with good and bad relationships. And I’ve learned 3 ways, over the course of my lifetime, that are best for … Read more…


How To Crochet: The Waffle Stitch – perfect for scarves, dishcloths and more!

How To Crochet: The Waffle Stitch – perfect for scarves, dishcloths and more!

I keep going back to the same few folks over at YouTube for learning to crochet different items. This waffle stitch is no different. In fact, it was the first thing I crocheted after discovering that my visual learning abilities could be satiated by watching crocheting-on-YouTube videos. I am so in love with this waffle stitch. I’m not sure if it’s because it was my first or that I made something for my mom (who told me all about the videos), but I just love this stitch. I … Read more…


How To Crochet: This Beautiful Baby Sweater QUICK!

How To Crochet: This Beautiful Baby Sweater QUICK!

Every time I crochet something new, I am stunned. And this beautiful baby sweater is no different. I am amazed that I could make something so darn cute and have it look good, too. I have so many folks at YouTube to thank for that, and again, this baby sweater is no different. Inspired by a crocheting YouTuber, it is so easy and quick to whip up this beauty that even I can do it. And so can you. If you have the basic skills of crocheting down, … Read more…


The BEST Way to Plan Your Grocery Shopping – save time and money!

The BEST Way to Plan Your Grocery Shopping – save time and money!

This is the best way to plan your grocery shopping – saving you time and money – that I have ever seen. Now. I’ve seen a lot. And I’ve not seen a lot. But I am telling you that when I happened upon this gem, all I could think was: what an absolutely brilliant, sensible, smart way to plan your grocery shopping. AND, it’s so easy! Related: get more organized here It’s easy. That’s what I love. And who doesn’t love an organizational idea that saves them time and … Read more…


How To Crochet: Beautiful Baby Headbands (with flowers) FAST and Easy!

How To Crochet: Beautiful Baby Headbands (with flowers) FAST and Easy!

Oh, how I enjoy to crochet, these days. And these beautiful baby headbands with flowers are no exception. Easy to make and seriously fast, you’ll have yourself some beautiful baby headbands in no time. This tutorial is possible because of a crocheting whiz over at YouTube. Her instructions for how to make these lovely little headbands are so simple that even I can do it. And so I did. Now, I am sharing with you. YAY! The three headbands I am showing here were part of the baby gift … Read more…


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…


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…


How to Crochet the Perfect Granny Square – visual instructions included!

How to Crochet the Perfect Granny Square – visual instructions included!

I am so excited to show you how to crochet the perfect granny square. In all my 20 years of crocheting, this was one pattern that I always wanted to master. It wasn’t until my mom got me hooked on crochet vids at YouTube, that I realized that I could DO THIS. I can crochet the perfect granny square. (Thanks, Momma ♥) And I’m going to show you how, too. Well… Bella Coco is going to show you. This crocheting YouTuber is one of my favorites. She offers easy … Read more…