Youtuber Obsessed

Google “Hannah Witton” and that image is the first to come up.

I’ve watched Youtubers to pass the time while sewing and working on other things since I was about 16. Every year or so I find a new Youtuber who I develop a full girl-crush on. This year, apparently, my infatuation lies in Hannah Witton.

Holy Fuck Guys.

She is one hilarious and beautiful girl who really knows her stuff. She’s bubbly, friendly, cute, and super smart.

Her channel covers everything from random drunk advice with her friends (I’m tempted to make a youtube channel solely so I can befriend her and collab on one of these videos) to a series called the hormone diaries, in which she details her journey of coming off of hormonal birth control pills and documents the changes in her body, mind, and emotions.

Overall I think everyone could benefit tremendously from watching her videos, and I plan on binge-ing on more of them throughout this week.

To check out Hannah Witton, visit her on her youtube channel by the same name.

~ Kaity

Queens Next Month

I live in Queens, NY. One of the many benefits of living in the city is; there is so many things to do at any given moment. No matter what you are in the mood to do, or even what your budget is, there is something for you.

I thought I would make a monthly blog post detailing the events in the following month that I am interested in going to in and around Queens.

Hopefully some of you will find this helpful or interesting!

August 2017

  • 1st-20th – Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition Summer Shows.
  • 4th – Queens Botanical Garden Farmer’s Market.
  • 10th – Macrame pot hanger workshop at Petals and Roots.
  • 26th – Fall veggies container garden workshop.
  • 29th – Jaya Saxena and Jess Zimmerman’s Basic Witches book launch at the Astoria Bookshop.

I’m looking forward to exploring Queens and experiencing more of what the city has to offer!

~ Kaity

Luna

Tomorrow is my kitten, Luna’s, 6 month birthday!

She is a black long haired domestic cat/grey tiger mix. She has silky black hair, bright eyes, bald lips, and two white patches of fur on her tummy.

To commemorate my fur-babies’ special day, I decided to write up a quick animal spotlight on housecats here.

Cats are one of the most commonly owned domestic pets in the United States, and it’s clear why. They are fairly easy to care for, live about 18 years on average, provide companionship, and are undeniably adorable.

If you are interested in adopting a cat, there are a few things to consider.

  1. Does your home allow cats?
  2. Do you have the money to provide your cat with food, litter, entertainment, and veterinary visits?
  3. Do you have the time necessary to dedicate to your pet? Cats require less active care than many dogs, but they still require some playing, petting, and companionship to be happy and thrive.

Here is a great resource for further education on housecats:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5VvB6tmC4lu_WCx7hE0PZA

If you would like to see more pictures of Luna, follower her Instagram: LunaBeantheCat

Thank you for reading!

Embroidering a Denim Jacket

Sewing (and other arts/crafts) have always been of great interest to me. I remember spending hours at my grandma’s house while she quilted, the process of taking scraps of fabric and creating something beautiful was honestly amazing to me.

Fast forward to the Christmas of my freshman year in high school. My grandma bought me a sewing machine of my very own. Throughout the years before this I had always drawn, written, knit, painted, and done a bit of hand-sewing, however this was the beginning of my true passion.

I’ve always just made clothing for myself but I recently started an Etsy where I am selling my creations (check it out at etsy.com/shop/lunabeanco ).

In addition to creating things for that, I want to do weekly youtube videos – How to videos that will teach people how to do or make a variety of beautiful things!

My first video (hopefully will be up this Friday) is going to be a video on embroidering my denim jacket, and how you can do the same!

If you are interested in how to take your denim jacket to a new level of individuality and creativity; check back here Friday and I will update this post with a link to the video!

Thanks for reading!

~ Kaity

Book Club: In Cold Blood

I love reading, but it’s one of those hobbies that are easy to forget about. You get busy and you end up not picking up a book for 2 months. I want to change that, and get in the habit of reading recreationally more regularly.

I’m going to be doing a monthly post on here which I’m going to call my Book Club. Each month I’ll review last month’s book, and post questions/comments to hopefully start a discussion. I’ll also post the book I’ll be reading for the next month.

For July’s book I’ve decided to read Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood, a classic true crime novel that I’ve wanted to read for a while now. This is the first book of Capote’s that I’ll be reading and I’m excited to study his writing style and hopefully go on to read more of his works!

Feel free to read along !

Becoming a Yogi

I’ve never been a particularly sporty person.

I hated gym class and was never interested in doing sports, however, I have ALWAYS wanted to be one of those green juice/early riser/yoga on the beach girls.

Yoga feels like the perfect exercise to me, I hate cardio, get bored easily with gym routines, and like the challenging aspect of the more complex poses.

The idea of waking up at 6 AM, doing an hour of yoga, and making a smoothie for breakfast sounds ideal.

To kickstart my yoga journey I have decided to begin Yoga with Adrienne’s 30 days of yoga videos.

I’ll make a post on this blog at the beginning of every month chronicling my journey towards becoming a yogi; reviewing the last month and planning the next.

To track my progress I’ll be posting my measurements at the beginning of each month as well.

  • HEIGHT: 5″6
  • CHEST: 38 IN
  • WAIST: 29 1/2 IN
  • HIPS: 40 IN

If you’d like to try Adrienne’s videos check her out here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFKE7WVJfvaHW5q283SxchA

Check back here at the beginning of August to see my yoga progress and find out my goals for the future!

~ Kaity