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Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 15 Show Notes

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 15 Show Notes

In this episode I chat about a new QAL project that I’m excited to announce, knitting frustrations, book and show recommendations, and trying to get the plastic out of my grocery shopping. (Disclosure: Some of these are affiliate links, which means I make a small […]

Paperless Post: A fun new way to stay in touch

Paperless Post: A fun new way to stay in touch

Do you still send Christmas cards, thank you notes, and birthday cards in the mail? I do, but I had a recent conversation with a millennial friend and she told me that her generation really doesn’t do those things in the same, conventional way that […]

Mid-Year Goal Check

Mid-Year Goal Check

As we are closing out the halfway point of 2018, I thought it would be a good idea to check in on the goals that I set, back when I was all starry-eyed in January. As usual, I set too many and too ambitious of […]

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 10 Show Notes

Simple. Handmade. Everyday. Podcast Episode 10 Show Notes

In this episode I talk about setting expectations for summer, a fun Quilt Along, and lots of books to take on vacation. (Disclosure: Some of these are affiliate links, which means I make a small commission¬†if you buy from them, at no additional cost to […]

Saturdays in the Garden

Saturdays in the Garden

In my twenties, living in an apartment with only a tiny balcony, I was constantly itching to get my in some soil to grow some plants. In fact, the top railing of my balcony was lined with window boxes overflowing with flowers and herbs. I […]

5 Things I’m Loving in May

5 Things I’m Loving in May

The school year is winding down fast! Chloe will be home from college and Jonah will be graduation from high school in just six weeks! So, instead of lamenting the crazy passage of time, I thought I would pause and reflect on the things that […]

You Can Stay Home With Your Kids Book Review

You Can Stay Home With Your Kids Book Review

It might seem strange that I would want to talk a book about being a stay at home mom when my kids are 20, 18, and 15. But this is a subject that is close to my heart. (Disclosure: Some of these are affiliate links, […]

How I use a bullet journal

Do you bullet journal? I do and it is one of those things that even though it’s such a simple concept–it has made a huge impact on my productivity. I’m one of those people who loves to write things down. I have a gazillion notebooks […]

5 things I’m loving right now

The holidays are headed right for us, have you noticed? Before all the holiday preparations, excitement, and let’s face it, dread, fully envelope us, I thought it would be nice to pause and think about what I’m loving–what is working for me right now, in […]

how about a 30-day challenge?

I’ve been thinking about goals lately. I know it’s getting to be late March and normal people think about these things in January–but this is about the time that most people have abandoned their goals. And I am not making progress on a few of […]