Why the World Needs the Makers to Say No Boldly

view from our yard

I read an essay last week that was written in 2009. It’s called Maker’s Schedule, Manager’s Schedule written by Paul Graham and it’s my new battle cry. All creatives need to read this. All people who work with creatives need to read this. Everyone. Read this. Basically, the author talks about the difference between Makers […]

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Insta-Sale on Wednesday!

insta-sale

We moved in August and since then, I’ve kept a little hoard of my favorite housey things packed away safely in our basement. Yes, I have a barn full of stuff for future barn decorating. But in our house I stored the extra special things from our last house that I assumed I’d use in […]

Un-Word of the Year

unword

I love the popularity of claiming a word for the year. This year I’m joining up with three friends (& hopefully you will join us) in declaring a word that we ARE NOT. An UNword. The UN-word is a word that you are rejecting for the new year. You would like to Un-Do it.  It doesn’t […]

Inspired You

miss mustard seed inspired you

 blue & whites and Eulalie Sometimes you run across someone online who you just absolutely adore.  Marian Parsons, Miss Mustard Seed is one of those people you meet, you love, you walk away encouraged. I’ve hung out with Marian, we’ve chatted on the phone, texted, and we’ve even sat next to each other on a […]

I went to Haven and all I got was Encouraged and Smarter

haven conference

*title stolen from something I read at Angie in the Thick of it  ‘s blog. she wins the award for most creative business cards at Haven. You should go to a blogging conference.  If you have a blog and are somewhat serious about it?  It is worth it that you spend the money and the […]

And on The 5th of June, She Created Quiet Because She Didn’t Want to be Like That Kardashian Mom

quiet the house for realz

Have I told you that I automatically wake up at 5am almost every morning?  No alarm?  Actually, that was before Tanzania.  Since Tanzania it’s been 4:30.  It started January 1st. NO LIE.  Is that odd? Do you think Someone is trying to tell me something?  I do my best writing while the sun is rising […]

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