DIY

How to Sew Ribbons and Elastics on Pointe Shoes

After many, many years of dancing, I still have nearly every pair of ballet shoes that I've ever owned.  Some of this is out of nostalgia, but some of my shoes still have some life in them and I always thought to myself, "But what if I need them someday?" While I don't dance nearly as… Continue reading How to Sew Ribbons and Elastics on Pointe Shoes

Life

The Old Fashioned Brewery at Black Creek Pioneer Village

My boyfriend, Ryan, recently celebrated his 21st birthday this month.  When I was trying to decide what I wanted to give him for his present, I was considering taking him to try and make his own beer.  He and his friends have always appreciated drinking beer, so I thought it would be a fun opportunity… Continue reading The Old Fashioned Brewery at Black Creek Pioneer Village

DIY, Knitting

DIY – Reusable Coffee Sleeves

As a part of my journey to live a vintage inspired lifestyle, I have been working on improving my knitting skills.  I'm not going to pretend to be an expert by any means, but the more that I practice my knitting with small projects, the easier it gets.  I see knitting as an important part… Continue reading DIY – Reusable Coffee Sleeves