A pinch of this. A dash of that. And a whole lot of DIY. This is my journey. A chronicle of my adventures (and misadventures) with do-it-yourself projects, simple recipes and experiences surviving parenting and adulting.

Join me for the good, the bad, and the ‘nailed it!’ moments along the way.

Squirrel Feeders

Squirrels can be real pests, so why make a squirrel feeder? My son loves animals. We spend a lot of time visiting the zoo and learning about the animals that live there. We’ve pet penguins and…

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Acai Bowl Recipe

Ever had an açaí bowl? I have. Tons of them, actually. They actually top my list of ‘Things I Miss About Hawaii.’ Weather, beaches, food. In that order. But let’s back up for a second. Back…

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Love Potion Bottles

Packaging goes a long way. Major brands spend a lot of money creating the perfect packaging for their products and for good reason. In many cases, people will make buying decisions based on the packaging. The…

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Perfume Three Ways

It’s no secret I love essential oils. If I can use them in place of another product, I probably will. Perfume is no exception. I used to have a pretty robust collection in all shapes, sizes,…

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A Blessingway

Today I hosted a baby shower for my dear friend. But not the kind you are probably picturing in your head. We’re both over what seems to be the standard shower these days. You know the…

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Thieves Hand Sanitizer

Germs. Germs everywhere. Whether brought home from school, work, or a quick trip to the store, those little hitchhikers are pretty hard to avoid. Enter Thieves Hand Sanitizer. While nothing beats a good wash with soap and…

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Shop Rush & Ramble

Handmade accessories, art and decor, perfect to gift or keep for yourself. All items sold in the shop are handmade and often one of a kind.

Excitement and exploration. Chaos and confusion. Whisk and wander.

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Hurry up and wait. My life in a nutshell. And the concept behind Rush & Ramble.

Whether you're looking to spend some time with a DIY project or buy something already made, I've got you covered. In additions to projects, crafts and kid-friendly activities, I'll be sharing my thoughts, experiences and experiments along the way.