The easiest DIY cocoon cardigan

This DIY cocoon cardigan is great for days when you don't know if it's going to be chilly or warm. Plus, it only has two seams, so it's the easiest thing to sew.

The thing about spring in the Midwest is that you never know what the weather is going to be like. One day it’s 30 degrees and you’re bundled up in your winter coat. The next day, possibly even that afternoon, it’s 80 degrees, and you can’t remember why you’re wearing so many layers. This DIY […]

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Sweet Progress Spring Box Swap

Treat yourself to some happy mail this spring and connect with a new friend through the Sweet Progress Spring Box Swap! #SPBoxSwap

Can you believe it’s time for another swap?!! The Sweet Progress Box Swap is back, and it’s here to help you make the most of spring! The inspiring Dean (aka Mrs. AOK) and I have teamed up once again to bring you another fun filled swap. Grab your favorite springtime goodies and get ready to share […]

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Two books for a rainy day

If you're stuck in doors looking for something to do, here are two books for a rainy day.

April has a reputation for being a wet and dreary month, which is bad news for outdoor activities but perfect weather for reading. If you’re stuck in doors looking for something to do, here are two books for a rainy day… Last week I shared the BookSparks April Reading Challenge, and today, I’m back with my […]

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Life Lately: April Showers

Life lately... Here's a look at what I've been reading, watching, and doing the last month.

Making: Umbrella bouquet/wreath. I totally stole this idea from a neighbor. I used my free-with-purchase umbrella from Victoria’s Secret and flowers from Hobby Lobby to create the perfect door decor for the rainy month of April. Use a rubber band and ribbon over the umbrella to hold the flowers in. Reading: A Court of Mist and […]

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13 Things I love about spring

13 things I love about spring and a cozy sweater weather outfit!

13 Things I Love About Spring 1. The grass is green, so green it looks like someone took a marker to everything that had been covered in snow. 2. The air smells different. Sweet and earthy. 3. The sun shines more days than not. 4. Gray skies fade to brilliant blue, teasing us with the […]

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It’s raining books! April Reading Challenge

If you need a new read to get you through this rainy month, be sure to check out these books from the BookSparks April Reading Challenge!

I’m always finding new books through BookSparks, and I love discovering books I might have normally picked up. The April Reading Challenge includes a memoir, a mystery, and a great selection of women’s fiction. If you need a new read to get you through this rainy month, be sure to check these books out. It’s raining […]

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How to update your beauty routine for spring

Spring is officially here so why not update your beauty routine for spring? Here are five ways to refresh your beauty routine.

With the calendar official flipped to spring, it’s time to get your beauty routine in line. From new products to new habits, here are five easy ways to update your beauty routine for spring! Throw out expired makeup It can take me a long time to finish up a product, and I hate just throwing […]

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