A-Z of Me | Year 3

June 14, 2020

So I wanted to do this post around my birthday but the blog train just wasn't running then. But I really want to make these a traditional post. So I'm doing it now. I love the idea of having these to look back on to see how I change every year. So let's take a crack at my A-Z year 3! ... 4 months late.

My 2020 Reading List

June 11, 2020

I'm kind of embarrassed about how little I've read these past few years. I've I haven't even really supplemented it with blogs. I just haven't read much. So that is why I have set a goal to read 24 books this year. 2 a month seems doable. I also have a goal for 12 Wicca books this year. So 3 books a month in total. Seems plausible. 

Let's Talk about Racism | #BLACKLIVESMATTER | I am grateful to not my Parents

June 08, 2020

I've been aware of how different my views are from my parents since I was 16 or 17. But in these last few weeks, I have never been more grateful for this fact. I am so utterly proud to be so different from my parents.

The Coming Out Tag

June 01, 2020

It's pride month!! My first pride month really out! Tho I never really "hid" my sexuality online, this is my first pride month since I officially said "Hello! I'm Queer!" so I've very excited! To kick off the month I wanted to do the coming out tag.

Delicious and Easy Crunchy Apple Crisp | Gluten Free Oat Topping | + Easily Vegan

May 21, 2020

Yesterday I realized my apples were starting to winkle and one was starting to get really soft. So I need to use them up quick! Apple Crisp is the perfect way to use up apples before they go bad and it's delicious! Personally, I think that apple crisp is better than apple pie. I just love that crunch of the topping! 

My Zero Waste Wishlist | All Etsy Links | Makers Unite!

May 18, 2020

A big goal for me this year is to become green and switch to as many paperless and plastic-free products as possible. I want to reduce my contribution to Garbage Island as much as possible. So I've been doing some research and finding things to replace my most used single-use items. I've already switched Paper towels and sponges for "bar rags" and I'm so excited to keep switching! A big thing I wanted to do while switching to Zero Waste is also buying my items from fellow makers. So I found as much of these as I could on Etsy. Another big 2020 goal of mine is to buy small any time I can. I'm tired of giving my money to Amazon and Walmart. Makers Unite!

Brands I was Surprised were NOT Cruelty Free

May 15, 2020

Oh my god, this is my 400th post! Whoohoo! I just wanted to mention that before we start! Anyway on to the post.

Like a lot of newbie CF consumers, I made some assumptions on brands cruelty-free status. But I learned quickly from research that a large number of well-known brands aren't CF. Some just seem like "why wouldn't they be CF" Some have whole campaigns about being clean and fresh products. It seems like brands like that would be CF right?

My 2020 Bucket List: UPDATED for Lockdown

May 12, 2020

So I've decided to revisit this post because almost all of my 15 bucket list items in my original post included travel and or crowded spaces. And we all know that isn't happening in 2020. So I think I'd update it with things I can complete in lockdown. Plus making a list like this will help time make sense again. Like is anyone else going through that right now? Time is just lost. Anyway here are 15 new things I want to do this year. I guess my 2020 bucket list is now my 2021 or 2022 bucket list.

Diary Entry 6

May 09, 2020

Wow, it has been quite a while since I sat down to write a blog post. I can't seem to stay on the blog train. This year has been a rough one for all of us, hasn't it? I lost my will to just about anything in January. I've been struggling to even fill the occasional Etsy order. But I think I'm finally ready to get back into the blogging world. And get back to my Etsy stuff and maybe YouTube too. 

My Sexuality

January 16, 2020

A topic that I had a lot of trouble with for my teen years. Excepting who I was is something that didn't come easy to me. My parents were born in the 50s and 60s. They were both raised with pretty closed minds and that affected my view on LGBT for a long time. That is a sad and long story I'll save for another post. Eventually, I found YouTube and creators like Hannah Hart and Tyler Oakley who helped me except LGBT and eventually myself.

My Favourite Cruelty-Free Brands | UPDATED

January 13, 2020

When I wrote my first fave CF Beauty Brands post I hadn't switched to buying only CF products. So I hadn't really dived into the CF world. I just looked up the brands I loved to see which ones were CF. But last year I decided to go full CF. I've dived in and have started replacing things I've used up with CF products. My favourite CF brands list has expanded.

Back to Hogwarts Harry Potter Tag

January 10, 2020

I was so excited when I got the Twitter notification that Emily has tagged me in a Harry Potter themed post! I love a good Harry Potter questionnaire! You can read her post here. I think I might end up having a Harry Potter marathon after writing this. Or listing to the audiobooks again. Even tho I just watched the films over Christmas.

My 2020 Bucket List

January 07, 2020

It's no secret that I love bucket lists here. I currently have 8 bucket list posts on my blog. Most of the time my bucket lists are seasonal. But I decided that I want a bucket list for this year. Most of my bucket list items are things that are years off from happening. So I wanted to make a list of things that were possible to do this year. 

The Year of the Witch | My 2020 Wicca Goals

January 04, 2020

I found and fell inlove with Wicca in 2019 but I haven't done too much for my new found beliefs in 2019. I want to dedicate more time to Wicca in 2020. I want to get more crystals and do spells and celebrate the sabbaths. Wicca really fits for me and I want to really celebrate that this year. 

Time to be Creative | My 2020 Art Goals

January 03, 2020

2019 I got so excited about art. I got so many new supplies and I did some pieces here and there but my energy just wasn't there. I ended up not doing too much. Just watching a ton of art videos on YouTube. So this year I've made goals just for my art.

Let's Get Down to Business | My 2020 Blog, YouTube + Stuff Goals

January 02, 2020

So like I said in my life goals post I was planning on putting my "work" goals in that post too but it was getting extremely long. I wrote all my goals in that one post and I ended up with 2,337 words. So I split that up into 4 posts. So I'll be posting a Goals post every day for 4 days! Today is my Blog, YouTube, Shop and other work stuff.

It's time for a Change | My 2020 Life Goals

January 01, 2020

I can't believe that it's 2020! A sentence we'll all probably be hearing and saying all year. We'll probably be saying that until 2025 honestly. Anyway, new year, new decade. It's time for me to really get myself together. My goals have a theme this year, self-healing. And some are actually healing too. For the most part, the 2010s were the worst years of my life. Lots of mental health issues and physical problems too. In 2020 I'm aiming to take better care of myself.