10 basic sewing terms you should know

10 basic sewing terms you should know

I’ve known how to sew for years and years because my mother had the patience to teach me at the ripe age of 6 or 7. Right around that same time, the Samantha American Girl Doll movie came out and the scene of a sweatshop worker getting their fingers stuck in a sewing machine terrified me for years. Luckily, I overcame that hurdle and am now a sewing enthusiast.

Today, I present to you 10 (important) sewing terms and conventions:

How to drink more water and actually enjoy it

How to drink more water and actually enjoy it

I always get a bit frustrated when trying to find tactics for staying hydrated, because I’m often met with solutions that involve fruits and apps and all kinds of stuff that I am realistically not going to stick with after a few days. It’s all the more difficult when it’s freezing outside and a warm cup of anything sounds better than an ice-cold glass of water.

In the past few years, I have dedicated more time and effort to staying hydrated and these are my secrets to actually enjoying hydrating:

10 easy last minute gifts they’ll actually love

10 easy last minute gifts they’ll actually love

I’m someone who really finds a massive amount of joy in gift giving. I love figuring out the puzzle of what someone will really appreciate getting or the chase of finding that special something. But, every year the time seems to get away from me, and this year that is especially the case. In my own brainstorming of last-minute gift ideas, I’ve compiled a list of easy/quick/cheap gift suggestions.