I am reading The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron with a couple of friends and this week, we are on Chapter 2. This blog and this very blog post you are reading is a direct result of this chapter’s Tasks 8, 9, and 10. Task #8 asked me to list ten tiny changes I’d like … More Welcome to the blog! (again)
I actually started this tradition on his first birthday. He’s now two, but I’m counting #12 as done! I’m so glad we started last year as sooooo much has changed since then! I look forward to seeing all the pages compiled and ready to be shared with our little monkey. When he’s a bit older and … More #12 — Start a tradition on our son’s birthday
Hello, son! So I’ve decided to write about things I want to teach you. While I hope you won’t need to read most of these entries before you learn them, I’m writing them down anyway to help me remember. Also, I thought it would be a fun little project for me and a nice little … More On Elevators
Why eight things? Because he’s 35 today and thought 35 was too many for a blog post so I added 3 and 5 together, because of course, that makes so much sense. Hello, Mark! Surprise! Here are eight of the things I love about you… 1. You are kind. Although I wouldn’t call you outgoing and … More Eight Things I Love About My Husband — HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
This post was inspired by ohdeardrea’s Pictures of Recently Enjoyed Things and Blogging 101’s task for today to try a new posting style. On my birthday this year, I started posting photos on Instagram of things that make me grateful with the hashtag #happyat32. It was actually an extension of my #100happydays. I wanted to do … More Instagratitude
Maybe it’s the teacher in me, but I love — absolutely LOVE finding lessons from all over. Current events, things I read, see, or watch. I find myself happily digesting it in my mind over and over. You know, much like a cow with four stomachs, but less large and less spotty. But I have … More Seven Things I’ve Learned So Far From My First Two Years of Marriage
Dear Dream Reader, You aspire to become several things. Like me, you may also wish to live a simpler, greener, kinder, healthier, and more intentional life. You may have just started or are well on your way. You may also be on the verge of starting or very close to feeling like an expert of sorts. But … More Dear Dream Reader
I love meeting new people. I love that moment when you find out that you’re both obsessed about a certain hobby, or that you’re both dog mommies, or dislike or adore the same things for the exact same reasons! Offline, this usually happens gradually. You learn about your new friend a little bit at a time. And … More Finally, an “About” post!
I’ve been wanting to blog for ages but never really committed myself to it. But six weeks ago, something happened that made me want to blog more than ever: I became a mom! I immediately looked for inspiration and wow, is there a lot! There are so many incredible moms out there who have already been blogging … More Why My Blog Looks Plain…for now