Monthly Maker Challenge: September 2019

It is decided! For my September challenge, I am going to be making...a Jack Skellington plush! I found a few inspiration photos on Pinterest: If you are unfamiliar with this particular character, Jack Skellington is the animated lead in Tim Burton’s fantastic stop-motion musical, The Nightmare Before Christmas. A quick summary of the story: Jack [...]

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Success, Failure, Cravings & Resolve: Weeks 1 & 2

So weeks 1 & 2 of the great 21 Day Sugar Detox are complete! As the title suggests we had some success, a little failure, a few cravings and strengthened resolve. WEEK 1 RECAP Unfortunately my sister had a TON of homework coming off spring break the last week of February and she wasn't able [...]

21 Day Sugar Detox…aka 3 weeks of withdrawl from what is essentially legal cocaine

So my sister and I are planning to cut sugar from our lives, temporarily at first and then hopefully on a more permanent basis in the long term. We are both firmly addicted, as is most of the Western world. We're starting with the 21 Day Sugar Detox plan by Diane Sanfilippo and seeing how that [...]