My First Steps into the World of Box Braids

In the realm of personal growth and continuous learning, my latest endeavor has been mastering the intricate art of box braiding.  Box braiding stood out due to its combination of beauty, functionality, and the precision required to execute it properly. I was drawn to the structure and neatness of the braids, knowing that this would be a skill that would not only test my patience but also enhance my creativity. Before diving into the actual braiding, I did extensive research….

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Ordering Food in Spanish: Happy Hour!

Imagine wandering around a Spanish-speaking country, stomach rumbling, but you’re stumped on how to order food in Spanish. I’ve been there! Learning how to order food in Spanish is a must. Whether you’re ordering food at a restaurant, cafe, or even at a street stall, it might be the first thing you’ll do after arriving in a Spanish-speaking country. I am familiar with the classic “una cerveza, por favor”, but I can’t live on a drink alone! While speaking a…

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It’s Leaking

  As we continue our backyard project this week we decided that this week’s project will be fixing up our sprinkler system and getting it up and running so we can use it when we plant our grass, as it will need to be frequently watered and we don’t really want to be using the…

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Practicing the Waterfall Braid: A Week of Growth and Discovery

This week’s braiding project was inspired by a captivating video I stumbled upon on Tiktok- Water fall braiding . The platform, known for its short, engaging clips and Waterfall braids, is a treasure trove of tutorials and creative ideas. One evening, while scrolling through my feed, I came across a video of someone effortlessly creating a beautiful waterfall braid Beautiful water fall braids. The way their fingers moved with precision and grace was mesmerizing. Inspired by this, I decided to embark…

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Is It High or Low?

“It’s high here, it looks low here” were words I said and heard many times this weekend as we worked in the backyard. This week’s project was grading the backyard, getting it all going in the direction it needed to and getting it ready for grass.  I had no idea what I was doing when…

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