Strong

When you spend so many years not feeling well you can forget how amazing it is to feel good! The past two months I have not experienced almost any of the health issues I have struggled with for the past eight years. I feel healthy. I feel energized I feel focused. I feel able to give my children the attention they need and deserve. I feel able to accomplish anything. I  Feel strong.

Secret Mission

My husband travels a lot. We are very used to his schedule at this point. When he first started traveling more he once mentioned that he would often look for us at the top of the escalators hoping we would be waiting with all the other people. I have traveled more this year than I have since I worked full time. On my last trip home I was on the final escalator and I was thinking how amazing it would …

Easy Like Sunday Morning

When I was little I was constantly making up plays, "sewing" purses with the stapler and rounding up the children in the neighborhood to play school. I also learned to be very resourceful. My mom would never buy the plastic high heel dress up shoes….so I would put blocks in my socks for heels. I am smiling as I write this because who would think of that? It gets better. I couldn't get my ears pierced until I was 13 …

Facelift Friday

For the rest of the summer I will be having Facelift Friday. Every Friday I will share an easy project that will cost next to nothing. I have so many projects that I want to accomplish and so many of them are just like things here and there waiting for my attention. Hopefully we can all get inspired to give our homes a little facelift this summer. We recently bought a vintage dresser for our bedroom. Our bedroom has gotten …

Sisters

Madolyn is my only daughter. I am often struck with the realization that she will never grow up with a sister. She will never be blessed to be one of the first people in the world to hold her sister's new born baby, toast her at her wedding and raise their babies together. I have one sister and one brother. My sister and I have had our share of ups and downs. Our differences made our relationship difficult for many …

Get Yourself Some

Through the weekend everything in my shop has been marked down if it is IN STOCK and ready to ship. Custom orders are not on sale. Come on over and get yourself some linen messenger bags, mixed media art, custom journal or even a pretty linen dress. Through this weekend only! ************************************************** Sorry I have been MIA. My husband was rebuilding my computer and we have been enjoying summer and friends! I will be back tomorrow.

Summer Nights

  Did you instantly visualize Danny and Sandy singing? Who has sung that song at karaoke night? Admit it…OK….if you aren't going to tell the truth than either am I! For some reason this week feels like we are finally on summer break. We have been busy cleaning out our house for a big neighborhood garage sale, me busy with the flea market etc. and this week we have just played. We have been seeing lots of friends and going …

Towne and Country Market

The alarm went off at 5 a.m.. I could hear the rain falling as soon as I opened my eyes. All I wanted to do was stay warm in bed but I knew I not only had to pack the truck up…but I needed to set a booth up and try to sell in the rain. I could have stayed in bed…I could have…but this was the first day of the new flea market and I truly want to see …

Come And See Me

Come and see me this weekend in Castle Rock, Colorado for the first Town and Country Market. It is an outdoor artisan market. June 12, 9-3:00. The market will be located in historical, downtown Castle Rock at the Courtyard on Third Street. If you are in the area I would LOVE to meet you!

What I Have Learned This Week

  This week I have learned a few things…… *A three year old rarely actually hits the toilet. *My laundry is only caught up for 30 seconds and it starts all over again. *Never under ANY circumstance get on the scale during your period…EVER. *Having a baby fall asleep in your arms is still one of the most beautiful parts of life. *Drinking my morning coffee in a pretty cup makes it taste better. *Sometimes something can look like chocolate…and …

You Asked

Good morning! We have LOVED that summer break is here and we have NOTHING scheduled each day except to play and for me to FINALLY clean this house out! I wanted to let all of you know that I was so surprised at your response to my Crazy Road To Health post. It amazes me how many of you are experiencing strange health symptoms and how possibly by posting my experience you many see a functional medicine doctor in your …

Free Shipping

    I wanted to do something to thank all of you for your beautiful and huge LOVE of my summer collection!!! I will be busy for the next week creating for a local flea market so I thought I would offer FREE SHIPPING on all orders placed today June 4-6th. For all you lovely international shoppers I am sorry…but I can only offer this for US and Canada orders. You don't need to enter any code…just SHOP, check out …

Welcome Back

I have a little confession. I am loyal..I really am…but sometimes your eyes may wander. This has nothing to do with my husband (he is dreamy and my heart couldn't sway if I tried)…oh no…this has to do with Anthropologie. I have to admit that I have been a bit disappointed lately with their catalogs and the store. Just not my thing. Huge botanical prints…too jungle….not the look I love. I am sure many other people have loved it..it has …

Gluten Free Cheesecake

  Remember my crazy dessert dream and that fabulous "cheesecake" I had while I was in Laguna Beach?? After I tried to order it and it would have cost me $100 I decided to search the good ol' internet for a recipe. Last night I made it and here it is……   I found this recipe and added the cherries because…… everything is better with cherries! Lemon Cheesecake For The Crust 2 cups almonds 1 1/2 cup dates For The …