Minimalist messages typically give me anxiety. I can literally feel myself shrinking away from them, while simultaneously grabbing all of my things and holding them tight. I rationalize internally, "I'm into fashion, a capsule wardrobe is simply not an option," or "aesthetics are extremely important . . .
This week I listened to an episode of the Boss Up! podcast for momtrepreneurs entitled "When Bad Attitude Trumps Good Work" This episode was geared toward the business end of things, but my mind immediately went to my attitude towards motherhood lately. I know my "why" for my creative ventures, but m . . .
So here's the thing. I've seen a little bit of a Mother's Day guilt trip floating around the internet recently. You know the trolls that say you cannot possibly be a good mom if you are seeking gifts for Mother's Day other than the hand-crafted macaroni and glue kind?! I just want to go out on a . . .
I whipped up this sugar scrub in just a few minutes and I can't say enough about it! Immediately my dull, dry skin was nourished and glowing. Acne flare ups have been the theme this spring and just using this scrub 3-4 times per week has made a huge difference. If your skin is needing a fresh start . . .
So many thoughts are running through my head as I begin the last year in my twenties. Although it does not feel as monumental as I always thought it would, (30 used to be OLD in my mind, ha!) there are still some things that I want to continually remind myself of as I prepare to enter my . . .
My friend Laurie, over at One Mom and a Blog, shared this awesome reading list printable that inspired me to create my own reading list! Click here to grab your copy! Now, my list is a little hefty and likely a bit unrealistic, considering I am just getting back into reading, but the truth is that . . .
Mandy's weekly planning posts over at Biblical Homemaking have always been inspiring to me, so this week I decided to write my own! I think what I am so drawn to is the fact that she lists attainable or realistic goals. I am a list maker by nature, but often tend to put EVERYTHING on the list. I end . . .
These days I am trying to revive my love of reading that was nearly killed by a couple little things called nursing school and motherhood. Ha! I remember spending summer days and countless late nights unable to put down a good book in my pre-college and baby days. Obviously I don't have all day to . . .
OH MY GOODNESS! If I was happy dancing in that last book review post, I am more than happy dancing now! YOU GUYS!!! I read this book within the space of a day! One day!! Granted I was sick and my husband was home to take care of our kids (don't worry they were not neglected) but still, I haven't . . .
Hey, friends! I am happy dancing over here! Do you want to know why?! Because I finished a book!!!! Start to finish, cover to cover and all within the space of a month! If you had known me in middle school or high school this would not have been much of an accomplishment at all. During my college . . .