One of the reasons finding balance in life can be difficult, is because life is ever changing. As we grow and change, so do our interests, jobs, and priorities.
If you're a parent, chances are you've felt like this. Felt like the world's biggest failure, that you have no idea what you're doing, that you're just not cut out for this. Those moments when your toddler just won't calm down, he's totally amped and there's absolutely nothing you can do about it. You leave… Continue reading I’m Not Cut Out For This!
Creative outlets are wonderful! It's fun to make beautiful things! Using my time doing things that I love makes me happy; and if I'm happy I'll be a better wife, mom, friend, daughter, sister... you get the idea. Creating to add beauty to the world helps me stay focused on all of the positive things life has to offer. I'm sure my interests and passions will continue to morph and change, as does most everything in life. Change is good, but it's comforting to know that my love for my family and the passion I have for them will always be there. With each creative moment or outlet, or whatever you want to call it, they are the most important, worthwhile thing that I can spend my time on.
Music is something that can be found in our home every day. I sing to my kids to be playful, when I want to entertain or pre-occupy them and when I want to calm them down. I'll catch myself singing to myself when I'm happy. It always brings a smile to my face when I… Continue reading Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Today is a nice cool, drizzly day. Which is a real treat for Southern California. There's nothing I love more than waking up on a cool morning and taking my time. I love spending way too long in my pajamas, leaving the beds unmade for half of the day and starting school after 9:00, sometimes… Continue reading Boxed muffin mix
I recently had the privilege of designing my first home, that wasn't a DIY! And let me tell you, It was glorious!! Okay, well it wasn't completely perfect, but all of the parts that were supposed to be good, were. Seeing my ideas come to life by the hands of professional, experienced tradesmen was so… Continue reading The Hillside Home
They have this saying for a reason. Home sweet home. I want my home to be just that. A place that is a sweet reprieve from the world. In the midst of the chaos that my family can be, I do what I can to make my home a warm, welcoming place. A place I… Continue reading Home Sweet Home