I'm sure your social media accounts are all currently flooded with back to school posts ranging from lunches and hairstyles to supplies and outfits. So, I decided that I would share my six best tips for making your life easier during the school year. Let's jump right in: Stay organized, use an agenda! Staying organized … Continue reading 6 Back to School lifestyle ‘DIYs’
Hi everyone! I'm back from the hiatus no one knew I was taking from the blog/social media. I'm sorry! But at least give me a chance to explain... HIATUS I was feeling anxious, overwhelmed and generally not okay. I also felt that my blog wasn't going anywhere and that I was wasting my time and … Continue reading Hiatus, my birthday and Halifax shenanigans…
Today marks my blog's one year anniversary. Happy birthday Desserts & DIYs! HOW IT ALL BEGAN When I was six years old, I started getting constant abdominal pain and vomiting. These episodes would last between a day and a week and resulted in me being hospitalized hundreds of times. You can read the rest of that … Continue reading One year blog anniversary!
I can't believe we're already down to the last day of March...The good news is, Spring is near! I would say it's here but let's face it, most of us are still wearing our winter coats. I realize that I didn't schedule a post last Sunday. That's mainly because I had plans that weekend and … Continue reading Marching into April…
As an early childhood educator, I've had the chance to not only teach kids but also learn from them. With no further intro needed, dive into this list of five things I learned from teaching five-year-olds at a daycare. Acting on impulse is always a bad idea I find that children have the ability to … Continue reading Five things I learned from teaching 5-year-olds
I listen to this song without fail every time I work out. The lyrics are alright, I'm more into the beat--which I believe has great tempo when you're doing reps or pulses!
EXCITING NEWS: Thanks for patiently waiting for the launch of my Patreon page. You can now become a patron of my blog Desserts & DIYs. Additionally, one of the first 5 Canadian patrons (any level) will receive a prize (contest ends April 7). Here's what you need to do: 1. Visit https://www.patreon.com/aissatoutb 2. Click on … Continue reading Become a Patron today!
After nearly a year of blogging, I finally decided to launch a Patreon page! You will be able to pledge on the official launch date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at 6PM. What's Patreon? Patreon is a way for me to get paid for creating the blog posts, poetry, recipes and more, that you see here … Continue reading I’m launching a Patreon page!
As we all know, Black Panther recently hit theatres and is already doing so well. For the past few weeks, I've been either working out or jamming to this dope tune (songs from the Black Panther album have been available for a while now). I can't wait to watch the movie! Have you seen it … Continue reading Song of the week: King’s Dead by Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future & James Blake
It's that time of the year! Love is in the air and couples everywhere are celebrating with flowers, kisses and chocolate. However, if you're wanting to try something new or shake things up this Valentine's Day, you've come to the right place. I've compiled for you a list of six easy last-minute DIYs to make for your … Continue reading 6 Last Minute DIY gifts for Valentine’s Day