Showing posts from December, 2021

10+ Ways to Cope with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Winter Blues

Post written by Natalie, a craft blogger, not a doctor.  If you have Seasonal Affective Disorder, depression or suicidal thoughts, contact professional help.  Affiliate links included in post.   Winter photography by @chaseburch  included with permission, follow him on instagram!   10+ Ways to Cope with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Winter Blues      I am veering off my typical crafts and DIY topic for something that is important to me and rarely spoken of.  Please help me add to the quality of the post by adding helpful comments.  We are discussing  Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.)  today.   This is a topic that has impacted my life, although I do not suffer directly.  My husband has dealt with seasonal depression for as long as I have known him...although it wasn't until recently that we had a name and help for it.      It's time to talk about it.  This is a real condition.  It affects over 10 million Americans ...and another 10-20% have mild forms.  This

Unicorn Cake Topper cut with the Cricut Maker

Unicorn Cake Topper cut with the Cricut Maker Unicorns are magical and amazing--and they are everywhere!  Are you still loving the unicorn trend?  This unicorn cake topper takes a tropical twist and really is super simple to make.  This is a great way to celebrate a unicorn birthday party with little or no cake making skills.   This is a fun Unicorn themed party I did a few years ago...this cake would have been perfect for it. This cute Unicorn cake topper is made with paper and is the perfect finishing touch to a store bought cake or a stacked cake mix cake topped with sprinkles.  I'm not a baker...I don't make fancy cakes or food because it's too much work just to eat it.   However, I love making themed parties and finding shortcuts for the perfect effects.  This cake topper would look darling on the top of a store bought cheesecake, birthday cake or even donut stack! Unicorn Cake Topper Supplies Needed: Cardstock paper in white, mint, turquoise, lime