Encouragement

Being a Dreamer in a Cookie-Cutter World

One hot summer day, I ran into some friends at a local park and we had an impromptu playdate.  As our kiddos built castles in the sand, we mamas chatted away about life.  My friend Lisa (name changed to protect the innocent) asked about how my husband was doing.  I shared that Ryan was great.  He…

DIY Projects

Dye Eggs for Easter with Rice

  When I was a kid, there was nothing better than getting all of our girl cousins together to dye eggs for Easter. I have such fond memories of dunking eggs out on my aunt’s screen porch- patiently blowing on them to get them to dry; dipping them into boiling water to make the plastic…

DIY Projects

Create a Minimalist Bedroom Oasis

According to an article by the  Huffington Post, the average person will spend 26 years sleeping and 7 years trying to fall asleep.  That’s 33 years of your life. In bed.  That’s a lot of time. So, if you are going to spend that much time in your room, why not make it a relaxing place to be? …