It took me a while to publish today’s post. I rewrote it a few times and, once, even deleted it. Everything in the news today is so serious and so scary that I actually almost didn’t even get out of bed today. There are so many unknowns with my lungs that I am taking Coronavirus extremely seriously. My genetic testing appointment got pushed out because it’s too risky for me to go to medical facilities right now. So now I am hunkered down in my home, trying to work, but also trying to find some joy. If you missed my Instagram post over the weekend, Sean and I got chicks for my birthday. They have provided the truest, simplest, sweetest form of joy that I could possibly ask for right now. I am always trying to make this blog a better, more useful place for you — and right now I think the best way I can do that is to make a post that offers my suggestions for this uncertain time.Continue reading “My Coronavirus Resource Guide + Personal Thoughts”
I’m no stranger to working from home and working for myself. After 5-6 years of freelancing, I have a pretty firm grasp on what works for me… and what doesn’t. At the end of the day, it’s all about knowing what helps you be more productive. I’ve done a ton of self reflection on this topic and wanted to share what’s worked for me today… especially with the scary news of the Coronavirus because so many more people are choosing to work from home. As someone with a pulmonary condition, I am taking as many precautions as I can and staying home.Continue reading “8 Things That Help Me Be More Productive”
It feels like I blinked and suddenly it’s March and springtime… which means my birthday is next week! To celebrate, I thought it would be fun to style a spring tablescape that could work for so many different spring events (like Easter or Mother’s Day). The inspiration was all of the tiny, happy flowers that are popping up more and more these days. Isn’t spring just the best??Continue reading “How to Style a Simple Spring Tablescape”
It was a tough transition to move from my old loft to my tiny bungalow for a few reasons. One of the most outstanding was going from having tons and tons of wall space to hang art… to barely any wall space at all! Our bungalow has a good number of windows, which I’m not mad at by any means. Let in that light! But it does make hanging art more of a challenge. In case you’re in the same situation, I wanted to share some tips today about how to display art in a small space. Hopefully these tips help you to make a home gallery with confidence!Continue reading “4 Ways to Display Art in a Small Space”
I’m sort of a nerd when it comes to candles and candle accessories… when it comes to lighting a candle, I prefer to use matches because I love that little whiff of sulphur when it first ignites! Plus, it feels like a ritual. Because of my love for matches, I’ve also developed an affinity for my match strikers. If you don’t know what those are, basically it’s a container that has an abrasive surface that ignites the match when it’s scratched against the surface. They are a great opportunity to add a bit more sophistication to your home, especially if you keep a tray of candles on your coffee table like I do!
Image Source: beach stone match striker from Bloomist — they recently sent this one to me and I absolutely love it!Continue reading “15 Chic Match Strikers”
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If there are 2 things I want to be draped in at all times (George Costanza-style) it’s blue and linen. My love for both is nearly equal and our bedroom refresh wouldn’t be complete without incorporating a bit more. Magic Linen was kind enough to gift us new bedding and it’s an absolute DREAM… and the perfect finishing touch for our space! If you’re unfamiliar with Magic Linen, they make the most effortlessly beautiful handmade and stonewashed bedding ever. I’m obsessed… and here’s why.Continue reading “How We Made Our Bedroom Even More Luxurious”
How are you?? I cannot believe it’s March already because that means my birthday in in under 2 weeks. 2020 is flying by already. We haven’t figured out plans yet, but I’m working on convincing Sean to get me more chickens for my birthday. That’s literally all I want this year!! I mean, just imagine a few more fancy chickens roaming around our yard… Yes, please.