DIY: How to Make Your Own Scrabble Fridge Magnets

DIY: How to Make Your Own Scrabble Fridge Magnets

Some people pledge sororities in college. Others play intramural sports. And then some of us, take Scrabble classes. And you know what, I don’t regret that nerdy decision. I love word games, strategy, and competition so Scrabble is one of my games of choice (with Boggle and Yahtzee coming in close behind).

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DIY: Make Your Own Fiber Rainbow Pin for Saint Patrick’s Day

DIY: Make Your Own Fiber Rainbow Pin for Saint Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day is a weird holiday, right? It started as a celebration of the day that Saint Patrick drove the snakes out of Ireland, so obviously we celebrate it by wearing green, pinching people, drinking beer, and eating chocolate coins? Bizarre.

And of all of these things, the pinching really pisses me off. I think it’s mostly stems from the childhood horrors of being pinched (because what adult pinches another adult these days?), but it makes me so angry. And what do you do if you just aren’t a green person? Try to wear a teal shirt and hope that people give you the benefit of the doubt?

This year I took matters (and fibers) into my own hands and came up with a trendy and modern way to celebrate the holiday.

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Products and Tips for Living a Green and Eco-Friendly Lifestyle

Products and Tips for Living a Green and Eco-Friendly Lifestyle

I try my best to live a pretty eco-friendly lifestyle. I’m not perfect at it. I am nowhere near the almost godliness of the no-waste people, but I try. And with the popularity of self-care, Mari Kondo, and our society’s latest attempts at living a slow(er) life, I think we are all yearning for simple and concrete ways that we can clean up our routines.

For me, that’s finding ways to care a bit more for our planet. The following products and tips are all great examples of easy and innovative ways to tweak your lifestyle to be a little bit more green (without having to go fully off the grid and start composting your own waste).

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