Will Spring ever arrive?

Hi. I’m still here. I bet you didn’t even know I was gone for a bit. I’ve been out of town for a week helping my daughter with a few things and getting in a nice visit with her and her husband. Alex came along as well (broken leg and all). We are back for a somewhat routine week of our lives that seem to be anything but routine these days.

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Staying creative when things are crazy

My life has really been crazy this year. We’ve had some significant illnesses, injuries, challenges, changes, and just all sorts of random things that have popped up. It’s really always been that way (life usually keeps us on our toes) but it feels like it’s been a bit of a pile on lately. Even with all of that, we are all still OK and that’s what matters at the end of the day.

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Gallery wall ideas

I would love to have a gallery wall or two filled with photos and a few other fun pieces. I decided to browse through Pinterest for some ideas and then it dawned on me to turn it into a blog post to share with all of you. I hope you will consider putting more of your photos on display in your home. It means so much and helps those who see them appreciate how much they are loved and celebrated.

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Second Quarter Creative Goals

I’m so glad I set goals for the first quarter of the year. Making a list and sharing it publicly was the main reason I got any of these things accomplished at all. I copied the list to a Trello board and Trello automatically put each item into its own separate card. This was so motivating to me and I loved archiving each card as I completed the task. I’ve decided that this is going to be a new quarterly routine for me.

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