As I said in part one of my capsule wardrobe post, I made my first capsule for winter 2016 using the clothes I already had in my closet. I didn’t love everything in it, but it was good practice and helped me realize how few clothing pieces I really needed to feel like I had … More Capsule Wardrobe: Part 2 – My Fall 2016 Wardrobe
I don’t know about you, but my taste in music tends to change a bit along with the transition to a new season. Winter needs a background of pretty, classical music and slow, contemplative songs to set the mood for curling up with a book under a blanket. Spring sends me searching for cheerful tunes … More Fall Playlist: Music to set the mood for all your favorite autumn activities
It’s no secret that the best way to cultivate joy is to think about the simple gifts that make our lives happy. Once a month I’m going to take a few minutes to think about the things I’m loving, write them down, and share them with you. I’d love for you to do the same! … More I’m Loving…September 2016 Edition
I’m so ready for fall. Crisp, cold, cozy sweater, boot wearing fall. Unfortunately, around here at least, the weather refuses to cooperate. The extended forecast continues to tease, promising lower temps, but so far we are still averaging in the high eighties. My long-sleeve tops hang in my closet unworn, and I’ve yet to even … More Mama Musings: How do I stay present and joyful when I am longing for change?
As soon as the calendar turns over to September I get a hankering for all things pumpkin, flannel, and plaid. My fall wardrobe is hanging in my closet, begging to be worn, but with temperatures mostly in the high eighties during the day I’ve had to content myself with dressing my house for fall instead. … More Farmhouse Fresh Fall Decor
It’s been pretty quiet on the old blog for the last few weeks. Lots of reasons for this, but basically I’ve been too busy living life to write about it. 🙂 My parents ended up staying for the entire summer, which was so much fun. Tessa is a fan of all food, especially Mimi’s milkshakes … More Summer Recap
One huge perk to a simpler, slower summer schedule is I have a few more hours to find time to read. Of course having my parents here to run interference with the girls may have something to do with my extra free time too. 🙂 I’ve set a somewhat arbitrary and challenging goal for myself … More Book Picks #2: Summer time and the reading is easy