diy, Motivation, Teen (YA) Topics

Trying out Ten Creative Side Hustles to make extra money | The BEST to the WORST

Hey lovelies! Being a teenage student on Summer Break definitely has some of it's perks. My sister and I seized the opportunity to take a creative journey this past year. Like most students (the struggle is real), we wanted to find a steady source of side income. The ideal job was one that wasn't boring,… Continue reading Trying out Ten Creative Side Hustles to make extra money | The BEST to the WORST

diy, Motivation

My First Month on ETSY: What I’ve Learned, Mistakes, and Should you start one?

Welcome lovelies. If you've been keeping up with me at all, you'll know that I officially opened up my Etsy Shop, SassyCrochetPaints, a month ago. On July 1st, I finally made the leap. I had talked about opening an Etsy shop for years, but never got around to doing it simply because I didn't think… Continue reading My First Month on ETSY: What I’ve Learned, Mistakes, and Should you start one?

diy, Natural Hair

The Top 5 proven DIY methods to stop hair breakage TODAY

Hair doesn't make the woman, but good hair definitely helps! We've all been at that point where you're staring at your hair in the mirror, hands fiddling as they threaten to curl into fists, tears brimming at the back of your eyes, little balls of hair at your feet and you wondering why hair growth… Continue reading The Top 5 proven DIY methods to stop hair breakage TODAY

diy, Motivation

Try this for a week if you’ve been feeling too tired to create!

So for the next week to figure out what time of the day is best for you to be brainstorming or creating, you're gonna figure out whether your a lark, a third bird, or an owl. So here's what you need to do. Every 90 minutes, starting at 7 a.m., write down what you're doing, your mental alertness, and your physical energy.

diy

7 Unusual Ways to Spice up your handmade Jewelry

So I love making jewelry. My sister and I have always preferred taking the "D.I.Y" route over the purchasing route. "Creating on a budget" is our motto. Crafting up your own handmade jewelry allows you to completely personalize your accessories while having 100% control over your outfit coordination. You can make money, you'll get compliments,… Continue reading 7 Unusual Ways to Spice up your handmade Jewelry

diy, Motivation

The Best Things to Sell on Etsy in July and the Coming Months

“There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others.”Mandy hale So in light of finally opening my own Etsy Shop, I decided that I was going to have to do some serious research. Etsy is a platform that thrives on trends and popular subjects. You… Continue reading The Best Things to Sell on Etsy in July and the Coming Months

diy, Health & Lifestyle, Motivation

The Best Homemade Protein Shakes without Protein Powder

When life gives you lemons, you ask for something higher in protein. Now I don’t know about you, but when it comes to me, protein powder can come across as a bit… extra. Maybe it has to do with the money, or perhaps the-- yeah no, it’s the money. Being a teenager without a regular… Continue reading The Best Homemade Protein Shakes without Protein Powder

diy, Natural Hair

The Best Hairstyles to Travel In: Natural Hair Travel Guide

"Wherever you go, go with all your heart." Confucius Nothing quite screams "Summer" like vacations. Who doesn't love traveling abroad to get tanned, go sightseeing, and drinking exotic margaritas (not like I would know anything about that last one hehe)? If you're vacationing the right way, you should be relieving stress and sleeping a lot.… Continue reading The Best Hairstyles to Travel In: Natural Hair Travel Guide

diy, Natural Hair

Here’s how I finally achieved the perfect ‘Donut’ bun on type 4 hair

So I think it's fair to say that pretty much every natural curly-haired girl has a struggle fitting and laying down their hair into a neat, classy donut bun. Let's be real, it's not easy getting coily type 4 hair slick and brushed down without flyaways. If you had asked me a couple of months… Continue reading Here’s how I finally achieved the perfect ‘Donut’ bun on type 4 hair