Meet Savvie and Simple

Hey everyone!  So much has happened since I last wrote on the Savvie Designs blog.  I got married, moved out of state and became a mom!  My little one….

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Vanilla Orange Fall Tea

The cool crisp Fall mornings have begun!! This is my favorite time of year and as my daughter would say “so cozy”!! House is officially decorated, the baking has begun, and the Fall drinks are being drunk. I’ve been sticking to the same recipes and teas for a while.  Now that we are getting into […]

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Growing Chives From Scraps

Testing the waters of my green thumb again with chives.  I have heard that you are able to start growing some with scraps from the kitchen.  Once you use what you have, put the white bottom part into some water and it will grow.  Well, by George…it did!! I was so excited and just kept […]

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Goodbye Summer

My biggest challenge this summer was finding something for two kids to do, who are at very different stages in terms of play. We had some hot weather and the baby couldn’t really go outside for as long as my toddler, they were on different feeding schedules, nap schedules etc.  I also wanted to find […]

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Creating The Mornings YOU Want

For the most part I have always been a morning person.  I would wake up early to workout, shower before work, eat breakfast, do dishes or laundry and just start my day off relaxed.  Clearly those mornings were before kids! Now I shower at night after they go to bed. I only get maybe 5-6 […]

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Won’t Be Able To Fight Bergens Forever

With the warmer weather finally starting to come around, we are loving being outside!!  There’s bubbles, sidewalk chalk, walks, feeding the birds, raking, and fighting Bergens happening at our house.  Yes, that’s right..fighting Bergens.  Watching my daughter grow up is amazing and so much fun.  Her imagination right now is awesome!  She’s just starting to […]

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Community Of All Shapes And Sizes

Growing up, my community was my town where many people knew each other and my school.  Everything was ten minutes away and going to the market or mall, you were bound to run into at least 5 people you knew.  When my husband and I started dating he hated “running to do a quick errand” […]

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Since Forever

Holy Moly Happy 2019 everyone!!  It has been such a long, long time since I have been on here and written a post.  I’ve been back to work since we had our little guy and it’s just been a whirl wind.  We now have a new norm and have been spending this time adjusting to our […]

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Gestational Diabetes

Towards the end of my second trimester I was diagnosed with gestational diabetes.  I was bummed, surprised and nervous.  My blood sugar levels were fine for my first pregnancy and I was eating more unhealthy.  This time around I was eating healthier and more protein, it just didn’t make sense to me and was such […]

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Benefits Of Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a popular scent and spice during the Fall and Christmas…however, I prefer it year round!  I add cinnamon to many teas, desserts, and snacks because of the taste and benefits.  One of the benefits of cinnamon that became important to me during my second pregnancy was that it lowers your blood sugar.  I […]

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Etsy Labor Day Sale

Happy Labor Day everyone!!  Lots of shops on Etsy are offering a Labor Day sale, including mine.  I have updated the shop with some new items and will continue to add a few more today and tomorrow.  Below is a link to my shop with earrings and notecards.  The sale is active from today until […]

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