Simple & Sweet Ponytail Hat Pattern

I might be addicted to creating crochet patterns. I just love sitting down with a ball of yarn, a hook and no idea what will come out at the end! Right now, these hats are all the rage! I've made a few myself for holiday gifts and I wanted to try a few different designs … Continue reading Simple & Sweet Ponytail Hat Pattern

Crochet Messy Bun Hat with earflaps

For this messy bun hat with earflap I RANDOMLY changed out colors, in this pattern I don't add the color changes, you can do that to your own preference, or keep it one color throughout the pattern. Messy Bun Hat with Earflap Pattern For this hat I used a medium weight yarn. (Caron Simply Soft) … Continue reading Crochet Messy Bun Hat with earflaps

Crochet Messy Bun Hat Pattern

Recently, a friend posted a photo of a hat she really liked on FB. "Who can make this hat?" She asked.  She had to have it! Another friend tagged I set off to make the hat. Later it turned out that someone else made the hat for her, but I still thought I would … Continue reading Crochet Messy Bun Hat Pattern

3 ingredient, DIY, DEEP conditioner

With the approach of very cold winter temperatures, together with dry air from my home's new heating system, my hair and skin have become SUPER dry. My skin is itchy and ashy, and my hair is brittle and crispy on the ends.  There is no explanation for this condition other than the weather, since I don't use … Continue reading 3 ingredient, DIY, DEEP conditioner

Small changes, BIG DIFFERENCE!

2016 has arrived and as usual we are faced with the big question! How can we make this most of this year? CAN we make some small changes to really make a difference in our 2017? Absolutely! If you're anything like me, then you know how daily life can wear on you. Work, family life, … Continue reading Small changes, BIG DIFFERENCE!

Homemade Soft Pretzels

Fewer things make a person nostalgically reminisce of their childhood than home cooked food, especially when it's something that was traditionally made in your home, by the people who cared for, grandmom, whoever that special person was. So, it is a glorious moment when we recreate those recipes and find ourselves swimming in happy … Continue reading Homemade Soft Pretzels

So you don’t believe in resolutions?

It seems I always hear people say that.  "I don't believe in making resolutions". There are numerous reasons given of course, as to why. I've heard everything from, "I just never stick to them, so why bother" to "I don't need to make resolutions because if I want to change something I just do it, … Continue reading So you don’t believe in resolutions?