Happy Valentine’s Day dilettantes! I hope you get lots of hugs and kisses sent your way today! I plan on buying myself a giant cupcake and watching a good movie tonight. And while flowers and gifts are lovely, I really just hope you all share lots of love with the special people around you.
I don’t think I’ve ever ranted on TRD yet, so I guess this will be the first. But can I just start by sending a gigantic amount of appreciation and respect to those who live clean? No really, I commend you, because it’s a gong show out there. Amid marketing labels, PR spin, and a slew of contradictions you somehow find a way to cut through all the crap and pick the right product. Continue reading
Despite the conflicting messages we are often exposed to about fitness and food, this much is clear: exercising and eating clean go hand-in-hand in working towards a healthy lifestyle. I think for many people, including myself, eating well is fine and dandy, but it usually falls by the wayside when schedules get busy, and it can carry with it particularly stubborn habits that are hard to break.
Happy New Year’s Eve dilettantes! I realize some parts of the world have already made the switch to 2014, so in that case Happy New Year! Continue reading
Merry Christmas! I may not get to say that before the real day so here’s to holiday cheer and time spent with family and friends. And stomach aches from too much food – can’t forget that. Continue reading
One of my favourite parts of Christmas is breaking out the Christmas paper and stamp sets and spending hours in the crafting room with my snowman mug of tea working on different projects. The frames above are one of my best-loved projects, and decorating candles is great because it doesn’t take much time and yet it makes a big impact. Continue reading
From The Runaway Dilettante to you: welcome to the Christmas season! That means holiday posts, holiday baking, Christmas parties, Christmas decorating, holiday music, everything! I’m smiling even as I write this – I truly sometimes believe I belong in Dr. Seuss’s Whoville. Continue reading