Just thought I'd give y'all a quick update. I know I haven't been posting much lately, and it's a shame because I've got some great content planned, but I have been pretty sick for the past two weeks. Just in the midst of getting back into the swing of things at school, I started to get a cold with horrible head and chest congestion. My cough was ridiculous and the congestion made it impossible for me to look at a computer screen without the room spinning. I couldn't even do my school work. Turns out, it was a case of bronchitis coupled with a sinus infection- fun stuff. Anyway, with all the medication I've been taking, I'm finally back in the swing of things and ready to get all of this great content out for you guys! I have some really cool crochet patterns I want to share so stay tuned!
With all this cold weather, I find myself reaching for my cozy crochet infinity scarf more and more. The thick yarn used in making this scarf keeps me warm on my walks to class while the comfy design makes it easy to style. I haven't gone a day this week without layering my crochet infinity scarf on top of all my layers. I love making scarves. There are so many possibilities to creating a scarf with just one pattern. Color choices are everything. I personally like neutral colors so I can wear it with everything, but a bold pop of color or pattern is always fun to create and wear.
As a warm winter hug, and welcome back to school gift, from me to you, I am sharing my go-to pattern for crochet infinity scarves. They are quick and easy to make and customize. I actually made a ton of these for Christmas gifts and have plenty left over for a new listing on Etsy, so for those who aren't interested in crocheting, keep an eye out there. This pattern is worked in the round and takes about two hours to make.
I love a delicious smoothie. Strawberry banana is my jam. Not to mention pina coloda. I am constantly looking for a good fruit smoothie, so when I came across a pin about healthy breakfast smoothies, naturally, my curiosity was piqued. Let's face it. As a college student, I eat anything but healthy. I mean, I find myself going 10+ hours without eating sometimes for lack of time or money. And when I do eat, especially homemade food, I practically binge because who knows when I can have this luxury again. So if there's a way I can drink a delicious smoothie for breakfast that keeps me full for longer and doesn't make me feel guilty, then why not? I guess it just means I'm going to have to wake up an extra 10 minutes early (sigh).
I have already done research on what makes a healthy and filling breakfast smoothie. The ingredients you use have to have: protein, fiber, and an equal amount of sugars and carbs. And don't forget that yummy taste! Here are the ingrients that I am keeping on hand to meet those requirements:
I'm going to experiment with different combinations and I'll be posting my results here. So, stay tuned for plenty of yummy smoothie recipes as I embark on this adventure with my $7.99 personal Black Friday blender (yay for holiday sales!). In the mean time, check out some more life blogposts
I'm Jennifer, a 26 year-old crochet enthusiast who loves sharing my projects with the world. You shop shop a variety of my designs on Etsy!
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