Watch “Kukuwa African Dance – Feel Good Friday 15 min” on YouTube

A genuine gem, pure joy to witness.

Really Pretty Things I’m Not Buying Now and Not Ever

Since the start of last year, I’ve significantly cut my discretionary spending (especially, especially on clothes, which I later expanded to other ‘problematic’ categories). Something that happened since the pandemic is I’ve drastically cut all spending and really begun to

I did it! I organized my arts and crafts supplies!

It only took almost a year (see: I’m Trying! — to organize my arts and crafts supplies dated, embarrassingly, 04/19/19) and the onset of self-quarantine due to a global pandemic for me to finish organizing my arts and crafts cabinets

An Introvert’s Guide to Staying the F#$% Home

We know now that in order not to overwhelm our healthcare system and hospitals, anyone who is able to, should do their best to self-quarantine. Staying at home as much as we can is a matter of social responsibility to

Plant Stand Part 2 of 3!

Remember when I sketched a lot of plant stand configurations trying to optimize my plant storage? As of today, construction has begun. It took no joke eons to get someone to cut this 12ft plank down to the lengths I

365 Days of Gratitude: Birthday Puzzles!

Over the weekend I received a puzzle in the mail for my birthday, as is tradition. (If you’re like me and now need to see it done, here it is.) My new puzzle has books (with punny titles!) and a

365 Days of Gratitude, Day 5, from the infirmary.

Today I grew rather under the weather again (fever of 102!), but I still have gratitude to express. I’m grateful I made my flight last night and could make my meeting today to move the project of our forever home

365 Days of Gratitude: Day 2.

This is a late entry for January 3rd, for which I missed the deadline by 2 hours and change (assuming midnight PST cutoff). In my defense I had gone out to dinner, then when I returned my mom practically met

Holiday Gifting – Ground Rules

I meant to write this post earlier, but as I’ve procrastinated for such a long time we’re now fully living in the “holiday shopping season” so we just have to get basic here. Numbered lists are our friends. 1. Re-gifting

I signed up for Slow Fashion Season 2019

… and you can too! Click here to join. I have really been working on changing the way I spend (and save), and trying to take my time with each and every purchase so that I make deliberate, informed choices

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