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Photo by Amy Treasure on Unsplash Shortly after Easter this year I got a very bad concussion that left me on full bed rest for three weeks and semi bed rest for another 3 weeks. For the first three weeks after the diagnosis I was not allowed to use a computer or a phone. I could not even watch TV. I was only allowed to sleep or take a walk if I felt good. The first couple of weeks were hard. The following weeks were better as I learned how to pace myself. I realized that my body was quite adept at letting me know when it had had enough. And so I listened to me and surprisingly, I learned a lot about myself.  For the first time in my life I was able to rest without guilt and it was wonderful. I unplugged and reconnected with nature and it made me incredibly happy. This enabled me to see ME for the first time in what seemed like forever and I started to understand what was missing in my life, what I needed and what I no longer needed.  For a very long time I have equated

DIY: Block Printed Tea Towel

I have a thing for tea towels, nice tea towels that is. Some of the nicest tea towels I've ever seen were in Cape Cod and Italy and I've been itching to try my hand at making my own. Then I stumbled upon this post from Remodelista and thought that I would share. I love the simple design in this DIY which was done using a kit sold by Darby Smart. Could it get any easier? I mean really, now you don't even have to look for the material. The kit comes with two tea towels and a burlap runner for you to create your designs on. Click here for the full instructions. 


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