Happy November! October went by crazy fast. In August, when Carl got his acceptance letter into nursing school, October 21st seemed so far away. Now he’s over one week in and already feeling the pressure. His schedule now is school Monday through Thursday, then 12 hours shifts at the hospital Friday and Saturday. Needless to say, it’s gonna be a long 18 months. I believe in him though!

Carl starting nursing school is pretty much the biggest thing that happened this past month.

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This past weekend was a wonderful weekend in Greenville, SC! There are so many reasons I love living in in this city, like the mountains and great restaurants, but the events are definitely in the top five. On Saturday, Carl and I ventured to Indie Craft Parade and Farm Fresh Fair and it was AWESOME. I wanted to share some of my favorite handmade crafts from the event. We grabbed a lot more business cards from the ICF,

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This past month I really dove head first into making a bunch of ish. Something about actually having a house instead of a teeny apartment has made we want to make ALL the things. You name it I probably tried to make it. I sewed, I cooked, I blended, I succeed and I failed. Fortunately I mostly succeeded. I’ve been choosing what to make based on what less-than-eco-friendly item we’re out of and needs replacing.

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*I was given free product for this post, but I chose to take it because it’s absolutely adorable and I wanted the challenge. Plus, I kind of NEEDED to see how cute my wee little cousins would be in the dresses.*

I’ve already promised not to overwhelm you all with my new sewing hobby, but I’ll be damned if I don’t at least tempt you to give it a try. Even if you take one attempt to learn,

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Over the weekend Carl and I celebrated our anniversary by doing about a million different awesome things. We slept in late, ate good food, found some amazing vintage finds, and explored Artisphere. I tried to take a lot of pictures of our weekend, but most of the pictures ended up being of Artisphere.

Artisphere is an annual event that happens in downtown Greenville and features the artwork of a variety of artists from across the country.

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