Stating the Obvious: Public Melt-Downs are Embarrassing.

Widowhood is not for the faint of heart. It’s a grueling battle to be appropriate, especially in business dealings, when tears are inappropriate. I’ve come a long way but still have a fair bit to go. Self-expectations of being farther along the grief journey or tougher than the tears don’t help fight the battle. So, everyday I just try to do better, be better and I leave it at that. And still carry Kleenex everywhere, just in case.

More Tee Shirt Crafts Utilizing My Husband’s Vast Tee Shirt Stash

I inherited a large stash of tee shirts when my husband passed away in 2014 and I’ve spent the last few years making things with the shirts and giving them new life. This was after giving many of his shirts away and donating other shirts to charity. The latest thing I’ve made from an old tee shirt is an easy to make, no-sew reusable shopping bag.

Froofy Water (or, Infused Water, as it’s now known)

Froofy Water is essentially infused water with a better name! Easy to make, delicious to sip. Perfect for summer!

#cocktailoftheweekend Homemade Cocktail Cherries, Sugar Cubes & the Old-Fashioned Cocktail (otherwise known around here as The Abomination)

Did you know you can make your own sugar cubes? It’s true! You can also make your own cocktail cherries. Use them to make an Old-Fashioned Cocktail – I tell you how!