Back to School Joy for Mom and Kids One of the times that I feel most human and most fulfilled is when I am learning and teaching. I have been listening to the book Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis. This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience (which means if you make a purchase after clicking a link I will earn a small commission which helps keep my blog up and running … [Read more...] about Back to School Joy for Mom and Kids
Organizing toys for function in a family home can be a major challenge, but there are ways to keep the kids happy and still keep your home beautiful and uncluttered. One of the best things that ever happened to me was living in a very small townhome, apartment and duplex. These smaller spaces forced me to take a closer look at the toys that we needed and wanted, where to store them and a system … [Read more...] about Toy Storage Solutions for Busy Family Homes
I have read all of the books listed below expect Domino (I plan to read it this summer). Each of these books gave me the tools to create a home that I love and is unique to me and my family. You can learn just about anything you want by reading a book, and learning to decorate a home is no different. If you just bought your first home, are renting or building, it will pay off in time, energy … [Read more...] about Best Behind the Scenes Home Design Books for Newbies
A Holistic Happy Life: Depressed and Stressed to Joyful and Peaceful I deal with depression and stress daily. I have had lows that I simply would like to forget about, but they were and sometimes still are, a reality for me. I have learned a few principles that have helped me to find more joy and peace after hitting what felt like rock bottom for me, and I want to share these principles with … [Read more...] about A Holistic Happy Life: Depressed and Stressed to Joyful and Peaceful
What am I paying for when I buy photography services? This question is one I have wanted to be transparent about from the beginning of starting my photography business. I get the feeling that some people believe that photography is too expensive, but the reality is that the median annual pay for a photographer is $31,710. This post is to help anyone who is considering getting their photos … [Read more...] about What am I Paying For When I Buy Photography Services?
Today I am sharing picnic essentials for a romantic or family outing, like picnic basket/bag options, picnic food ideas, ways to find beautiful places to picnic near you and some fun games/activities once your bellies are full. Enjoy! With warm weather comes my unusual devotion to being outside. I prefer to be inside my home, but when I do go out, I love to be able to make a day of it. Since I … [Read more...] about Picnic Essentials for a Romantic or Family Outing