Its summertime and I’ve been in need of a break. I’m learning the balance between work and play, remembering I’ve only got 18 summers with them, but also knowing I need a little time for myself carved out in there too.
Something had to give and it ended up being the blog for a time.
I’ve still been working a little and will have a few projects to share with you at some point.
But we’ve mostly just been going to the pool, staying up too late, watching too much TV, and taking a few little trips here and there.
I’m stunned when I realize June is pretty much over and before we know it school will be back and the busyness and schedules will start up again. It’s funny how seasons are like that. Ever-changing. It’s been nice to just relax into this one.
So I’m still here. Just doing my best to soak up this summer. Giving myself permission to take a break.
It came at a time that I needed it most. I was knee deep in comparisons; trying to keep up with the Joneses (and failing miserably) and that’s when I read it. A friend of mine wrote a blog post about her “ministry of mediocrity.” This was years ago and she doesn’t blog anymore but […]
Hi everyone! Happy Thursday! Hope you’re having a great week. Just popping in to say hi and share a bit of life lately! First up, I know the last time I was here I was talking about boy rooms, but oh how easily I get distracted! Now I’m thinking about girl rooms! When we moved in, […]
As my youngest approaches three, I’ve been looking for inspiration for his room and what to do next. We went straight from the crib to a twin bed for my oldest son and a queen bed in my daughter’s case– it was our old bed and is used as the guest bed when we have visitors. […]
Hey there! I’ve been away for a while, but today I’m back with three things, perhaps random, but its what we’ve been up to lately… If you follow me on Instagram, you know I was just on a quick trip with my husband, Paul to the midwest. We were there for my cousin’s wedding, but […]
I realize that I’m a decorator/stylist blogging here, and I haven’t shown you pictures of my house lately. The thing is, it doesn’t change that often. Maybe this is kind of a paradox in the decor blog world, but truthfully, I have some minimist tendencies and once I get a room “right” for me, I like […]
Last Saturday, Paul was working and the kids and I took a long drive to visit family for an Easter celebration. We were winding through country roads, looking out the window for cows and horses, you know, anything to keep the kids entertained. Spotting an old farmhouse nestled in some trees on acres of beautiful land, […]