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
5 Splendid Summer Planning Tips for Moms Set Boundaries. Since I have a two year old and a three year old, I am used to having kids home 24/7. Jane being home has not been bad, but I have to be intentional about my boundaries. I still keep a strict naptime/quiet time during the day so I can have some time to myself. Jane, a non-napper, simply keeps herself busy with puzzles, coloring … [Read more...] about 5 Splendid Summer Planning Tips for Moms
Greenery can add a pop of color and bring the outdoors inside. I love to see green, and I also know I am bad at keeping plants alive, so faux plants are a must for me. Check out these affordable faux plants and trees for your home. I just bought a for my home and love how it has added to the room. This page contains affiliate links for your convenience (which means if you make a … [Read more...] about Affordable Faux Plants and Trees for Your Home