Get Ready for the Holiday Season

Here’s a roundup of all the best food, crafts, and books for you to enjoy with your loved ones for this winter! Plus gift guides so you can get the perfect gifts this holiday season. Featured Gifts for Book Lovers: The Ultimate ListThe best gifts for book lovers this holiday season.Find GiftsVegan GF Holiday Sugar CookiesThese delicious sugar cookies are perfect for everyone and fun to decorate!RecipeDIY Dried Orange Garland/OrnamentsA yummy, boho craft to decorate your home for the holidays.Craft NowVegan Peppermint BarkEasy 5 minute, 3 ingredient vegan peppermint bark, perfect for the holidays!RecipeDIY Yarn Holiday GnomesMake this super easy craft…

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20 Best Valentines Day Gifts for Him or Her

Look no further for ideas, here are the best Valentines gifts for this year to get your significant other or your bestie for Galentine's day! For the perfect Valentine: $19.99 - $43.99+ A cute candle, tote bag, shirt, hoodie or mug could be the perfect gift! There'a a large selection of gifts on my shop With Love Melissa Shop. For the jewelry loving Valentine $10+ This beautiful diamond heart necklace is sure to show how much you love your partner. For the Valentine who loves chocolate: $14.99+ You can't go wrong with a little chocolate on Valentine's day. Harry and…

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How to Set Goals + My 2023 Goals

Many of us don't know how to set goals. I'm here to tell you it's very easy to do! The achieving said goals is probably the harder part, but I'm also going to talk about how to make it easier to get there.  I also want to talk about my goals for 2023 and how that will impact my blog next year, so keep reading to find out. How to Set Goals: Start Off Simple If you've never set goals for yourself before, start small and simple. Small and simple is not "I want to make a million dollars this…

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The Harry Potter Store NYC Review

So I was dying to go to the Harry Potter Store once I found out that it was being constructed. I not so patiently waited until an opportunity to go to New York City. That opportunity ended up being my birthday! I decided I wanted to go to the city for my birthday, go to the Harry Potter store, explore some vegan bakeries and stop at the NicoNeco Zakkaya stationery store which I'll discuss a little here too, even though I didn't get any pictures. Harry Potter Store Virtual Queue The store opened on June 3rd, so I waited a total…

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Blog ReBranding—Why the New Look?

Why a New Look for the Blog? If you've been around my blog for a while, you know it used to have a completely different look. As Sweet Melissa, I was centered more around baking. Over the past year or so I've gotten into other hobbies, particularly papery hobbies like journaling, pen paling, Cricut crafts, sticker making and all things stationery.I also have dealt with anxiety all my life and wanted to share information centered around that and what has helped me over the years. Many people have to come to struggle with it as well, so I want to…

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With Love Melissa: Introducing My Small Business

Introducing... With Love, Melissa If you've made your way around my blog you'll know that besides baking, I am a super creative person and after I got a Cricut for Christmas, I decided to start my own small business: With Love Melissa! I'm starting off on etsy with plans to expand once I get my business off the ground. So much love and effort have gone into this project. Hopefully you love it as much as I do!  With Love, Melissa Shop Now Open! Shop Now With Love, Melissa will encompass everything I love, starting off with succulents, nature and meditation vibes.…

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