Even though I'm pretty frugal, there are a few items that have totally been worth the splurge. Everyone's budget is different, so for the purpose of this post, I consider anything over $50 a big-ticket item. Upright storage with drawers. The washi, pens, stamps, and stickers piled up mighty fast, so I bought this rolling cart from Michael's. It retails … Continue reading Treat yo’self! Three planner items that are worth the splurge.
The weather in the midwest is unpredictable. It was sunny and 60 degrees here on Monday. Only two days later, the city is blanketed in snow. While it can be a headache, I will say that it makes ordinary things look picturesque. Spot the doggy footprints in the snow. I'm used to it and some days I even … Continue reading I almost forgot it was winter.
You have a planner. Great! So what do you make of all these boxes, lines, and accessories? If you're into keeping your planner a little cute and whole lot of functional, here is my tried-and-true system to staying organized each month. I keep my work and personal tasks separate because it keeps my stress level down. … Continue reading Planning Made Functional: Tips and Tricks
The woman on the far right is my Grandma, Vivian. I wish I had better pictures to share, but this is what I have on hand. She was truly a regal woman. In her later years, she still stood about 5'9" and carried herself with the poise and grace of a queen. Her hair and makeup … Continue reading One Word Photo Challenge – Elder
I've been reading Brene Brown's The Gifts of Imperfection for the past month. I have these spurts where I immerse myself in a book for a day and then may not pick it up for the following week...or year. I'm on my way to finishing the book and that's what matters. "Comparison is the thief of … Continue reading Weekend Meditations
My teeny tiny Yorkie likes to duck - under beds, tables, chairs and and covers.
I've loved journaling since I was a kid. I couldn't wait to get home from school and write in my Lisa Frank diary with those neon gel pens (who else grew up in the 90's?). The inside of a journal was and still is my happy place. When I found the journaling community online, I was both ecstatic and overwhelmed. I came … Continue reading How to Journal