9 April

HOW THE QUEENS DO EASTER

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HOW THE QUEENS DO EASTER

I realize this is a little late, as Easter was nearly a week ago, but I still wanted to share the insane, intense and hilarious Easter egg coloring that goes on at my parents’ house every year. This year was particularly wild, as my brother brought over several of his dear friends who had never […]

6 March

FIVE MINUTE DIY LIP SCRUB

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FIVE MINUTE DIY LIP SCRUB

My friend texted me the other day and said “KRQD, I need a homemade lip scrub recipe. Is that on your blog somewhere?” It is now, friend! This scrub is wonderful and literally took five minutes. Hence the name. You will need four ingredients: 1 tablespoon coconut oil 3 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon almond oil […]

25 February

COZY ALPACA SCARF

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COZY ALPACA SCARF

I finally finished my alpaca scarf, made with yarn from an alpaca farm in West Virginia. My father-in-law generously gave me some of this yarn from one of his clients, 1856 Homestead Alpaca Farm, in Cottageville, West Virginia. The yarn is incredibly soft and warm. I wanted this scarf to be extra huge. I followed […]

11 February

DIY MAKEUP REMOVER CLEANSING BALM

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DIY MAKEUP REMOVER CLEANSING BALM

Since purchasing my own essential oils, I have absolutely been loving making my own beauty products. It’s like cooking, but for your skin. One of my all time favorite products ever is Ultrabland from Lush. I started using it over a year ago, and my skin just keeps thanking me. This type of cleanser is […]

27 January

52 HAND-LETTERED PROJECT: JANUARY RECAP

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52 HAND-LETTERED PROJECT: JANUARY RECAP

I started Pen & Peplum’s 52 week hand lettering project this year, and am loving it so far. It has become an awesome, focused way to start my week. If you don’t know already, this challenge has a different topic each week for the year, and you are prompted to write, doodle, create a piece […]