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I set a goal to read 100 books in 2020. 100. LOL. At first it seemed realistic. And then shelter-in-place began and I became glued to my phone. I didn't finish a single book in April. I doubt I am... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2020 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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For the month of May, I participated in "Me Made May" a DIY clothing challenge hosted by Zoe. (You can read more about this challenge and FAQs here.) This was my third time through the challenge. (You can read about... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2020 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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Another year! Another round up. Here are 34 new-to-me-this-year things I discovered last year that made my life better. (Please note, I use affiliate links on a few of these) Pirate Ship : right in the middle of shipping out... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2020 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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For the past year I have been paying more attention to my skin care routine. I have always had very dry, fairly sensitive skin on my face. I wanted to see what would happen if I spent a few extra... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2020 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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As we wrap up 2019, I was feeling a bit bummed about my reading this year but then, I popped over to Goodreads and saw a bunch of 5 stars I had forgotten about. So that's great news. Big year... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2019 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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My final baby, Piper, will be FOUR in two days. I figured it was probably time to finish this birth story I started typing in...checks notes...August 2017. I know. I don't remember this birth as well as I remember the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2019 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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I don't think I have actually shared this on the blog but we moved! Yes! Bought a new house in our same neighborhood in December 2018, tore it all apart in mid-February 2019 and moved in to a demo zone... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2019 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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For the month of May, I participated in "Me Made May" a DIY clothing challenge hosted by Zoe. (You can read more about this challenge and FAQs here.) This was my second time through the challenge. (You can read about... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2019 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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Checking in with my April "projects in progress." I didn't finish anything that that I had started at the beginning of March. But I did complete a few new things. First, I made a bunch of pairs of underwear. I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2019 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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Checking in with my March "projects in progress." But first, last month's wins! I finished my harlowe pullover and am so happy with how it turned out. I changed the pattern a lot (crew neckline inspired by the cline sweater... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2019 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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I took a break for two years from writing these posts, but I am so happy to be back sharing 33 things that I have recently discovered and loved. I like to share a list of favorite things around my... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2019 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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For past birthday celebration posts I did lists of favorite moments from the past year. When thinking about this post it was hard to single out specific "moments" since I turned 30 (and wrote my last list) but it was... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2019 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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Checking in with my February "projects in progress." But first, last month's wins! I finished my xoxo sock. And decided not to make another one. The yarn isn't quite right and the pattern needs some tweaks but I am excited... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2019 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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So... this was fun. The making, the wearing and then the gathering to create this photo grid. I made a ton of clothes in 2018. Not all are shown here because honestly? Not all are worn. Some have already been... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2019 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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In 2018 I stopped buying clothing and starting making it! It was life changing and I don't think I'm ever going back. I am working on a post about all the garments I made in 2018 but in the meantime... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2019 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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I set a goal in 2017 to read 52 books and fell short at 37. Thinking I'd set myself up for success this year, I set a goal to read 36 books and with a few weeks left in 2018... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2018 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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For the month of May, I participated in "Me Made May" a DIY clothing challenge hosted by Zoe. (You can read more about this challenge and FAQs here.) I had followed along with this challenge on Instagram in 2016 and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2018 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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So, I am still very much into all the sewing projects. I am taking a break from buying ANY ready to wear apparel in 2018 and instead am trying to sew and knit anything I might like to wear or... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2018 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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For the past few years I have spent a lot of time thinking about my wardrobe (remember when I did a capsule wardrobe?), pairing down what I own, learning about where my clothing is made and paying more attention to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2018 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
CRIPE 2017 1SE from elise blaha cripe on Vimeo. Another year in seconds using the 1 Second Everyday app (with music I downloaded from pond5 and edited together in iMovie) I shared my 2016 video here last year and I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2017 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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108 days ago, I joined in on the public creative challenge #the100dayproject. The annual project is hosted by artist Elle Luna and takes place over 100 days. This year we started on April 4th and ended on July 12th. The... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2017 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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Last summer I read the Harry Potter play (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and loved it. You can't compare it to the series because it's a play, not a novel but it was great. Right after I finished, I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2017 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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Last month, Paul and I celebrated seven years of marriage. I went back and looked at blog posts from that time and this one in particular is my favorite. It feels like a blink and it feels like ages. How... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2017 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
CRIPE 1SE 2016 from elise blaha on Vimeo. Late last December I set a goal to document our year though one second a day videos. I planned to use the app 1 Second Everyday. I have shared some of the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2017 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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The past few years I have sold a daily goal tracker download. The purpose is to help you make progress on a daily habit in the coming year. This year I am offering the 2017 daily goal tracker as a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2016 at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe