New routines can feel awkward, odd, or uncomfortable, but we all need to step out of our comfort zones in order to give our souls much needed room to grow. Creativity feeling a little lackluster lately? You're not alone. For most of us, creativity doesn't strike in like a flash of lightening, it takes some time, thought, organization, commitment and appreciation. Looking for longterm change? A creative routine may be just what you're missing...Read more
My husband and I celebrated our five-year wedding anniversary June 12, 2015. A lot can happen in five years, both good and bad, life altering and mundane. I could say, "the past five years have been so wonderful and our lives are so perfect". But everyone says that and everyone is lying. (I said it! Gasp!) Instead I'll honestly say that the past five years have been real...Read more
Being friends with someone since you were a child and having those countless memories that only now feel like dreams because they seem just too good to be true... that is an amazing friend...Read more
So we're celebrating a big birthday in our household! And this year's theme: Tea Party! Except one little snafu…what about the boys? Thinking, thinking, and then it hit me: bow ties! Ta-da! How flippin' cute! So here's my super cute, wicked easy, no-sew bow tie tutorial!Read more
"A crafts and cocktails night? I'm not creative, I can't do that," you say?
You say you are not crafty, creative, or artsy. You can't even draw a stick figure, never mind a straight line. You are all left brain, all analytics. No glitter, no glue guns, no paint. You'll just come for the cocktails, not the crafts. Poppycock I say! It is my belief that anyone, and I mean anyone, can be creative...