Weekly Round-up: TikTok, Fashom and Eco Gloves

This week I finally joined TikTok, got a new clothing box from Fashom and partnered with Eco Gloves to send a glove sample to everyone who orders a mask from my Etsy shop. Getting ready to open my Fashom box! Follow SewGeekMama on TikTok I've been holding off on joining TikTok for a while just … Continue reading Weekly Round-up: TikTok, Fashom and Eco Gloves

The First Day of Kindergarten During a Pandemic

My son started kindergarten yesterday, and although it wasn't quite the first day of school I'd been imagining due to the COVID pandemic, it actually went really well. A Little Bit of Normal We live close to school, so our day started with a bike ride, just like I've been imaging we'd do since we … Continue reading The First Day of Kindergarten During a Pandemic

Hermit Crabs: Not the Simple Pet I Remember

My son recently came home with two hermit crabs in a shoe box and a sack of supplies. I was baffled by the array of food pellets, water conditioners, special sand and various sponges. I recall having a hermit crab when I was little, and apparently they are not the simple pets I remember. Maybe … Continue reading Hermit Crabs: Not the Simple Pet I Remember

A Garlic Press, Pumpkin Latte Candle, Taco Stands and Iron in a Bottle

My favorite things I've gotten to try this month include a garlic press from Zulay Kitchen, a pumpkin latte candle from Chesapeake Bay, taco stands and Tom & Shari's Iron in a Bottle. Before the coronavirus pandemic, I did a weekly round-up of events I went to and things I was doing. As those things … Continue reading A Garlic Press, Pumpkin Latte Candle, Taco Stands and Iron in a Bottle

Not Going to be the First Day of School I Imagined

I've been looking forward to my son starting Kindergarten since his toddler days, but unfortunately due to COVID-19, his first day of school is not going to be quite like I imagined. I've been watching, waiting and hoping things would improve, but here in Florida it just seems to be getting worse. While I'm glad … Continue reading Not Going to be the First Day of School I Imagined

About that Felt Letter Message Board…

When I first started blogging and Instagramming, I felt the need to get a felt letter message board. It seemed like everyone was using them! I even wrote a blog post called I Got a Felt Letter Board, Now What? I used it for a sign at a party, wrote a message to my grandma … Continue reading About that Felt Letter Message Board…

How I’m Coping with COVID Anxiety

Everyone is a little extra stressed these days due to the effects of COVID stretching across the world. My anxiety got the best of me last month and I landed in the ER due to a panic attack that made me think I was about to die from a heart attack. The anxiety issue is … Continue reading How I’m Coping with COVID Anxiety

A Bittersweet Goodbye to My Maternity Jeans

I've been listing a lot of stuff on Poshmark and eBay this week, and I just sold my very last piece of maternity clothing: a pair of GAP Long and Lean maternity jeans. My feelings were bittersweet as I wrapped my favorite stretchy top jeans up in tissue paper, wondering how far along the mama-to-be … Continue reading A Bittersweet Goodbye to My Maternity Jeans

I Hosted a Virtual Party for the Silk’n Titan

Months ago I volunteered to host an in-person demo party for Tryazon and the Silk'n Titan - a skin tightening, lifting and anti-aging device you can use at home. Then the COVID situation got worse so I decided to try my first virtual party using Facebook rooms. It found it was kind of weird, kind … Continue reading I Hosted a Virtual Party for the Silk’n Titan

All About Dad Printable Father’s Day Fill-in Sheet

I did one of these last year and the results were pretty funny! So this year I made my own printable "All About Dad" Father's Day fill-in questionnaire that will work for every year. Click below to download the printable PDF file and see what funny answers your kids come up with! Fathers-Day-fill-inDownload And if … Continue reading All About Dad Printable Father’s Day Fill-in Sheet