One Of My Favourite Toys

With smart phones, compact cameras, and access to DSLRs – we are never without a way to snap a photo of whatever strikes our fancy.  As a child who grew up sneaking her mother’s 110 camera to take photos of random things around the house, I can’t deny my love of all things photography.  And […]

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Goodbye 31; Thank You.

As I get ready to close the door on 31, I can’t help but pause and wonder how I managed to keep putting one foot in front of the other some days.  It was a hard year, but it was one of exponential personal growth. It was the year I learned that my mental health […]

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100 Days of Summer

The warm weather has finally arrived (where I live anyway!) and the school days are quickly running out, which can only mean one thing — summer vacation is almost here! Wondering what you’re going to do to fill those long, lazy summer days? I’ve compiled a list of 100 family-friendly activities to help fill your […]

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These Green Walls

I popped the cover on the can of primer and began painting the hallway of our apartment today.  He didn’t want me to paint, I knew it.  But I’ve been on Pinterest a little too much lately and was determined to give our home a facelift. “Ugh, I hate painting.” Which he totally does and […]

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Finding A Happy Medium In Tradition

A few years ago we decided it was time to shake up our holiday traditions some and I have to say, I couldn’t be happier.  I was beginning to dread the holidays – the shopping; the cooking; the hosting; the cleanup – not to mention the million little things that go into preparing or each […]

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My Birthday Wish

I’m aiming to make this year’s birthday a little different, in a huge way, and I’m reaching out to my friends and family to help me. Three years ago, partly do to with health issues, my bucket list began to grow, but more than that, I began to focus on experiencing the things I was […]

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New Trend in Wedding Planning

“In every disagreement with your spouse, remember that there is not a winner and a loser.  You are united in everything, so you will either win together or lose together.  Work together to find a solution where you both win” – Dave Willis If you’re newly engaged and just beginning with the plans for your […]

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Calling All Creatives

You’ve had this idea floating around in your mind for quite some time.  Maybe it’s a business venture you’ve been dreaming of, but have no idea where to start.  Maybe you’re looking to boost your website, but don’t have the money in the budget for a professional graphic designer.  Maybe you’ve been trying to record […]

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He Said He Didn’t Do

He said he didn’t do Valentine’s Day. The flowers, jewelry, and giant valentine in the form of chocolate chip cookie said he did. He said he didn’t do romance. The peanut butter pancakes in bed, heart shaped pizza made by hand, and massages to ease the pain said he did.

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Happy New Year

I won’t sugar-coat it; I was pretty damn excited to see the clock strike midnight last night.  I have been ever so anxious to put 2016 behind me.  Turn the page, close the entire damn book – just forget all about it for a bit.  But waking to a beautiful sunrise, fresh new year on the calendar and the […]

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