Hibiscus Berry Drink

This summer all the refresher drinks have been very popular. When I found out the ingredients I said I could easily make a version of that at home with things I already have. I believe at the popular coffee shop is is called a purple drink.  It uses a different tea that I didn’t have….

Sweet Potato Chickpea Tacos

I love tacos. Next to salads they are probably the easiest dish for me to use what I have.  I had recently cooked a batch of sweet potato and chickpeas to be used in a number of recipes. I am going to throw some recipes down here for what I used to make these tacos…

Oils and Labels Oh My

I have been quite the the busy person for a few months now. I changed jobs. I should write a post about that. I am  a coordinator for sustainability programs at the local university now. Before I was a hall director at the same university. This post goes well with the new title since wellness…

Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats

I recently saw a post about steel cut oats in a slow cooker. It makes me nervous to have it on over night. I prefer my trusty instant pot. I could go on for days about this being the best thing ever. It cooks everything. This recipe is great because I had breakfast for a…

New Items to My Etsy Shop

I have been working hard at getting new items up on my shop this summer and fall. I have recently added zipper pouches. I do some headband mouse ears as well. Mostly though still focusing on my knitted products. Here is a peak at some of the items. If you want to see more please…

Fall Wreath

When the craft store has wreath supplies 50 to 70% off you buy them up and you make wreath.  I like to have a wreath for every season. My front door just looks naked if we don’t have something on it. I think it also feels welcoming. I found tons of bits and bobbles at…

Fall/Halloween Outdoor Decorations

Did some fall/Halloween themed outside decorations using scrap wood that I found in our house. Really easy to do. I pretty much just did whatever I wanted. I used brushes and my hands to spread the paint. It all depended on the look I was going for. Items Used 4×4 scrap blocks and other scrap…

Fall Decor Pillow Covers

I had this grand plan to decorate pillow cases instead of buying seasonal pillows. I think it worked out really well. If you seen my previous post about custom pillows cases then you will know how to do these. If not check it out. Items needed Pillow Cases: Gurli from Ikea Paint: Multi surface Satin…

Get Yourself a Bag you can REuse/ Grocery Haul

Reuseable bag are wonderful. They make great gift giving bags. Mostly they don’t break and have tons of space compared to plastic or brown bags. Many stores will give you a credit for the amount of reusable bags you have. That is basically a 5 to 10 cent coupon people. Go get your bags!  

Lip Scrub and Food

I do a bunch of diys. I do purchase products, but many time I make my own. Lip scrubs are so easy to make on your own. There really is no need to get them elsewhere. They can be expensive. Since I also happened to he hanging around the house that day I included what I…