Monthly Maker Challenge

Or, as I am privately calling it "Get Your Shit Together and MAKE Something Challenge." I love to make things. Really, all the things. When I was a little girl, I would spend hours in my room working on different arts & crafts projects. When I got a little older, my parents let me take [...]

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 [...]