I Ran A Freaking Marathon! Why?!

On July 27th, 2021, I signed up to run my first marathon. While sitting in a pirate themed restaurant in Legoland Florida, I obsessively debated with myself about whether or not this was an awful idea. Finally, the fear that the decision could be made for me if it sold out before I had the chance to book, pushed me over the edge, and I submitted the registration for Derek and I to run the Walt Disney World Marathon on January 9th, 2022. 26.2 miles of running (and walking) through all 4 parks at Disney World. The farthest I've run before this? 13.1 miles. 3 half marathons of the last 5 years, 1 of them great, 2 of them very not-great

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Crafty Weekly Roundup! January and February – 2022

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We've covered a LOT at the start of 2022! Big bags, little bags.... tiny bags. It's a great start to the year with tons of fun options!

The New Stuff:

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December 2021 Crafty Roundup!

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OklaRoots Family Rum Ball Recipe

Happy Holidays everyone! I hope this time of year is bringing you some extra love and moments of peace. One of my favorite activities during the holidays, like most of you, is to make Christmas cookies! Now, I'm especially lucky, because not only do we bake some wonderful traditional American cookies, but we also make cookies from my Mother's childhood. My mom, Babi, immigrated to America when she was 12 years old with her mother, we call her Nana, from Czechoslovakia. They have some of the most incredible, and sometimes tragic, stories from their lives.  And when we spend time baking and cooking together, I get to hear a lot of them. It's a magical time to spend with my closest family members and to learn about them in a way that makes me feel like we've lived in two different worlds. I hope you get to experience the same. Either with your family, strangers, or even through videos like this. 

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Crafty Weekly Roundup! 11.22.2021 – 11.26.2021

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The cutest holder for all the things! This Sent With Love make from Sewn Ideas is an addictive project. You make it for one thing (a baby shower, holiday cards, a wedding) and then you think of SO MANY MORE occasions it can be used! I've already spoken to many of you who said you're gifting these to everyone in the family, and I LOVE seeing your version!

The New Stuff:

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