Inspired.

Inspired.

I have been inspired beyond belief these last few weeks and I have been dying to share all of this with you! FIRST, I participated in the Design Surface Patterns from Scratch with Bonnie Christine course over at Creative Live. NOW, if you aren’t familiar with Creative Live, let me acquaint you. It is a […]

Every day is the best day!

Every day is the best day!

It’s so easy to get in the mindset of trudging through the everyday stuff. Washing clothes, changing diapers, feeding the dogs, sweeping… life can become one giant check list of things to be done or problems to solve. Sometimes when I focus on what ‘needs’ to be done, I forget to take the time to […]

What’s on the table? Recipes.

What’s on the table? Recipes.

I was traveling this last week and the temperatures were in the high 90s. I’m not acclimated for such a heat wave since I live in the mountains where you can almost always find a cool place to be. This spike in temperature had me craving cold fresh foods, here are a few perfect recipes for these […]

What’s on the Table? Recipes.

What’s on the Table? Recipes.

I hope you have the opportunity to participate in your local farmer’s market or CSA! We do and our kitchen has been overflowing with the summer harvest. Yumm! A few challenging veggies have shown up unexpectedly and I had to figure out what to do {I’m looking at you eggplant}. While other veggies have been […]

free printable gift tags

free printable gift tags

It’s summer time and there are birthdays, cook outs and parties galore. It’s nice to have gift tags to fit the season. This week I’m giving you a free RETRO themed gift tag collection. All you have to do is print the PDF on card stock —> cut out the shape —> punch a hole […]

DIY hand painted signs {yes you can!}

DIY hand painted signs {yes you can!}

Every time I turn out some sort of handmade or DIY project I get this comment… ‘I could never do that’. FACT IS – YES YOU CAN! With a little patience anything is possible. I learned, long ago, that loving DIY meant that I could not love perfection. Now, some artists can seemingly turn out a […]

‘bee’ happy

‘bee’ happy

It’s been a while since I’ve updated because we have had a few BIG changes around here. Within the last two weeks, I have quit a state job that I had for 7 years, moved to a new town, and have taken on the role of stay at home mom. I will say that it is the […]