Subversive Cross Stitch: A How-To

  You know us. We’re all about undermining the establishment. Especially when it comes to archaic needle crafts. You’ve likely seen some subversive cross stitch recently. It is everywhere. Traditionally, needle work was reserved for alphabet samplers or Home Sweet Home… Continue Reading

That Time Again: Second Thoughts on Our Third Blogaversary

Our Three Year Blogaversary

  Dearest Reader, Three years ago (this week), we launched Fun Things To Do While You’re Waiting. A lot has happened in the intervening years and keeping the blog going has been no small feat. Our back catalog now numbers into the 560’s.… Continue Reading

Six (Actual) Helpful Holiday Hints

Using Old Christmas Cards to Decorate Presents Next Year

Aye yi yi. Everywhere I look lately (Pinterest, Facebook, my ladies mag subscriptions) there are a million listicles purporting essential holiday lifehacks. I’ve taken the clickbait and read many of these compilations (for you, dear reader– such sacrifice!) with an eye to… Continue Reading

Our Favorite Things: 2015

It might be safe to say that we look forward to this post the most of all every year! We both love to share our favorite things that have crossed our paths throughout the year. However, it feels like we… Continue Reading

A Fun Things the Blog Recommendation: Fed Up

Fed Up Movie Poster

I have been aware of the Katie Couric produced documentary Fed Up since it was making its marketing rounds upon release (2014?). I didn’t see it in the theaters, but I did make a note of it on my “Things to… Continue Reading

It’s Time to Do Better

Reagen Lozar Family

I’ve known today’s guest poster, the most-lovely Reagen Lowrey Lozar, for as long as I’ve known Coralie– as we all met at the same high school in the long-ago world of the late 1990’s. Among many other things, Reagen and I share an interest in… Continue Reading

Behind the Shower Curtain: Coralie and Leigh’s Top Health and Beauty Product Recommendations

Mirror Image Retro Lady from Graphics Fairy.com

First things first: true beauty and happiness do not come in a bottle. No magic lipstick will make you a better person. There is nothing more beautiful than confidence and intelligence will never go out of style.  If your inside is not… Continue Reading