• homemade hot pack,  simple sewing tutorial

    Great ideas for hot/cold bags

    Disclaimer – This post contains affiliate links. We may receive a commission based on purchase. Hello again! I’m really happy about this post because the end result is so useful and necessary for just about everyone! I work as a health care aide which is a very fulfilling job but can be really hard on the body. Sore body parts are the norm, that’s just how it is. I can’t bring myself to pay for those hot/cold bags that are in the stores because they are just too expensive for me (I can be very cheap haha) So as with most things my thoughts are “I can make that” I…

  • crochet pattern

    Everybody’s favorite…crochet dishcloth!

    Disclaimer: This site contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. This morning I was thinking about what my next crochet project would be. I had a few ideas and went for my yarn box and as I was digging I found a big bag of 100% cotton yarn that I forgot about. To me that means dishcloths! I won’t use anything but 100% cotton for dishcloths or washcloths because anything else just doesn’t hold up! Usually, I use a pattern but today I figured I would just do what I thought would work best and it turned out really nice! I…

  • crochet pattern

    Winter Wonderland Infinity Scarf

    Disclaimers This site contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. *This pattern is my own. You are not permitted to sell the pattern or post it as your own. If you do want to post it please only as a link to this site. You are permitted to sell the finished products. Thank you* My first crochet pattern!    Winter is definitely here and as much as I hate the freeze I do love the opportunity to wear scarves! Dressing in layers is something we Albertans specialize in, the saying is if you don’t like the weather just wait 10 minutes. Not…

  • baking,  Recipe

    My favorite Christmas sweets!

    Disclaimer: This blog does contain affiliate links. We may receive a commision based on sale. Well, the busy Christmas season is upon us so…what better time to start a blog! This will be my first blog post…so here it goes. Now that the holidays are here it’s time to start the Christmas baking. I don’t usually go crazy with Christmas baking, generally, I make about 4 or 5 different goodies and give them as gifts to friends and neighbors. I really like the idea of giving gifts that are handmade, I feel like it means more. The two things I always make is Breton Brittle and Whipped Shortbread. Both are…