Simple Recipes I Loved in Lockdown

I know during the whole lockdown period some found this passion for cooking. That was not me, but I did find a few recipes that I made several times through the couple months at home. I’ve added them to my favorite go-to recipe file. Enchiladas I had a whole day where I made 3 meals…

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Weekend Diary (July 26)

Last weekend of July, which means my birthday is almost here. I have made it a point to do something for my birthday each year, but due to circumstances I’ll be keeping it low key this year. This past weekend was another one full of sleep, but I did manage to play some volleyball. The…

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Shopping List: Sustainable Products

I never really thought about how much we waste daily because we just have an abundance of things here in America. I really want to be more conscious and do my part to contribute to less waste. These are the things I have on my shopping list to start. I do want to work on…

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Breaking My Social Media Addiction

Sometimes I think about the days pre-social media. Social media is really great, it’s convenient and does connect us. But, I often think that a lot problems we have stem from social media. There is something so addicting to it, you check one thing and then you’re scrolling for hours (hello TikTok).I know people my…

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Weekend Diary (July 19)

After the previous weekend of little sleep, I continued the rest of the week with not getting much sleep. (I need to stop watching livestreams of people on social media that are across the world. Timezone differences will get you ever time.) I slept a lot, but I did do watercolors, tie dyed a shirt…

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Faith Friday: Letting Go of the Past

During this shift towards a new normal in the way we live, I found myself struggling with depression again. I’m sure a lot of people found themselves in a place too. Many jobs were lost, people lost loved ones, and there was uncertainty about the future. Being stuck in the house also meant having to…

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How I Plan on Becoming a Morning Person and Why

Last Fall I had started a series called Edit your Life, a series that would follow my journey of “editing” my life and making changes. My hope was to also encourage someone to do the same. That series quickly ended after two posts and then I didn’t post anything again until May. I had consistently…

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A Lesson I’ve learned in Lockdown

We’re half way through the year and everything feels like a blur to me. Like most people, I had all these plans and desires for 2020 and then things came to a full stop. I saw many posts on social media stating to use this time to make changes and get things accomplished; because there…

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