Easy Beginners Macrame Snowflake

This fun macrame snowflake is perfect for the holiday season and great for beginners! I finished it in under 10 minutes and you will too. Just follow the simple tutorial or go down to my Youtube video below.  Macrame Snowflake Supplies All you need for this craft is single-ply 3mm macrame cord and a 1.25 inch circle. I actually used a key ring. If you get something a little bigger or use a wooden circle, that is fine too! My snowflake actually has 3 different colors: white, tan and beige. I got a small 3 pack of the cordage at…

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Fandom Mail Art: Studio Ghibli Stationery Swap

This gorgeous Studio Ghibli mail art is a product of someone I met on Instagram this past year wanting to do a stationery swap with me. Of course, I jumped on the opportunity because I am in love with all things Studio Ghibli!  So scroll through and take a look at this gorgeous Studio Ghibli mail art to get some inspiration for your own pen paling or journal!  What is a Stationery Swap? A stationery swap is when you swap a specified amount of stationery with someone through the mail. It's a great way to give away some of your…

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Perfect Homemade Chai Tea Latte Recipe

I've been making this homemade chai tea recipe for years. My mom gave me a photocopy of her crumbled old photocopy. Those always seem to be the best recipes, am I right? It's very easy to whip up and makes about 8 cups worth, so it's perfect if you're prepping ahead or having a dinner party.  Why should I make a homemade chai tea latte? I'll tell you why.. because it will be more delicious than any chai tea latte you get at a cafe or Starbucks. I don't use a chai tea bag. I make it from scratch with…

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The Easiest Delicious Sweet Potato Casserole

This easy sweet potato casserole recipe has been on my family's Thanksigiving table for as long as I can remember. It is simple, easy and delicious! A quick to make side dish for a busy morning preparing. I am usually one to go for healthier recipes, but I don't think this casserole would be as complete or nostalgic without the mini marshmallows on top. Sweet Potato Casserole Ingredients I said it was simple and I meant it because it's only 5 ingredients! Here is what you need: Sweet Potatoes Dairy Free Butter Brown Sugar (or Coconut Sugar) Ceylon Cinnamon Mini…

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The Top 4 Essential We R Memory Keepers Products for Paper Crafters

Here are my Top 4 essential We R Memory Keepers Crafter Tools that I will never part with, ever! They make my life so much easier and they will make yours too! These tools are perfect for all paper crafters. Scroll down to the Youtube video where I show one more product at the end that I am very excited to start using!  We R Memory Keepers Products I discovered We R Memory Keepers when I first started pen paling years ago. I realized how many products they had and was amazed I hadn't found out about them sooner!  The…

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Vegan Gluten Free Apple Pie Cookies

These super delicious apple pie cookies are vegan, gluten free and refined sugar free! I use coconut sugar to sweeten it and the apples themselves are pretty sweet, so no need for all that sugar. With spices like cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg and cloves, these cookies are little spiced apple pies in every single bite! Apple Pie Cookie Ingredients This is I admit a little more work than a regular cookie since you do have to saute the apples first, but it is so worth it, I promise! Here's what you'll need for these apple pie cookies. Apples Dairy Free Butter…

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My Favorite Book Series: The All Souls Trilogy

One of my favorite series of all time is The All Souls Trilogy by Deborah Harkness. It has everything I ever wanted in one series and I think there is honestly nothing out there that matches this series. If there is something, let me know because I would love to read it!  All Souls Trilogy #1: Discovery of Witches Why is the All Souls Trilogy so good? I think I might have first encountered this book at the library while I was just browsing shelves. It was the best choice I ever made to pick up these books! I'll tell you why…

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Homemade Golden Milk Recipe and Health Benefits

Besides the fact that it is good for you, homemade golden milk is super delicious! It's a great cozy, hot drink to sip when it's cold outside. My recipe is so simple, you'll have it ready to drink in minutes.  Also read on for some of the amazing health benefits of turmeric! Golden Milk Health Benefits Golden Milk has gained popularity over the years due to it's main ingredient: turmeric. Tumeric has been used in Ayurvedic medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years.  Tumeric has numerous health benefits and we'll list the main ones here. My sources for…

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How to Have Your Own Tea Party

Tea parties are so much fun! Try to have at least one tea party with your girlfriends and then you can tell me how much fun it was. It takes some prep, but it is so worth it!I am going to tell you exactly how to have your own tea party at home and you get a FREE template to make your own cute tea menus and placecards like ones I made.  Tea Pots and Tea Cups Really the only thing you need to have a tea party is a tea pot and tea cups. I collect tea cups so…

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Tea Dipping Cookies (Vegan+Gluten Free)

These tea cookies are delicate and delicious, perfect for dipping in your afternoon tea! Also great for tea parties. It gets even better, they are also vegan, gluten and refined sugar free! Please don't let that fool you though because they are so yummy, my family ate every last one when I made them. These cookies got their start actually as the holiday sugar cookies I posted a couple years ago for Christmas. I changed them up for the tea party I just had and wallah, the birth of the tea cookie! All I did really was add coconut sugar…

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