My Favourite Articles and Links This Week
I particularly enjoyed this post from Mollie Makes, on how slow crafts teach us patience.
And if you feel inspired to work on more crafts but feel too busy, here is a great article on nurturing your creativity through the busy seasons.
Have trouble sleeping? 5 tips to deal with insomnia.
While I think this definitely takes me than 5 minutes, if you are looking ahead to the future and know that you want things to be different than they are right now, you best make some plans. Here’s a great guide to get started.
My Favourite Pins This Week
Rainbow cookies! So much easier than they look, and if you are sort of weirded out about the food colouring, you could use less, or slightly different colour scheme. Who wouldn’t want to eat a rainbow, right? Pinterest link is here, and the original recipe post is here.
These broccoli cheese bites come together with just 5 ingredients and are tasty enough to turn even the most anti-broccoli individuals. A nice alternative to something fried, these are baked in the oven. Pinterest link is here, and the original recipe post is here.
How amazing are these DIY Watermelon towels? And she did this craft with with kids. So it can’t be that hard, right? Pinterest link is here, and the original DIY post with full details can be found here.
Here is a beautiful tutorial on embroidering flowers on cotton tea towel, complete with a pdf for the flower designs. Definitely a lovely, light summer craft if you enjoy embroidery, or just want to give it a try. This would be beginner-friendly, too! Pinterest link is here, and the original post is here.
Ever feel overwhelmed with a million things going on in your brain? Yeah, I think that’s all of us at some point of time or another. Here is a great way to help get a handle on that- mind mapping. I just started trying it, and it’s SO helpful for de-cluttering my head! Pinterest link is here, and the original post is here.
How is everyone enjoying July so far? I brought the kids up north to my parents place, and we are having a blast! I managed to pick up a summer cold, so I’ve been struggling a bit this week. Oh well, it’s still summer and the weather is still wonderful!