Posts made in April, 2012

Take Chances, Make Mistakes, Get Messy

Take Chances, Make Mistakes, Get Messy

Today my good friend Gina Conroy is here guest posting… I love Gina- we’ve had some pretty fun adventures together. What I love about Gina and this post is that she speaks to a lot of what I’m going through right now… trying so many things that are completely outside my comfort zone but knowing that it’s good for me to be challenged so I can learn and grow....

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Letting the experts take over my color dilemma

Letting the experts take over my color dilemma

My new colors.  So… my color choices for the basement were a bomb. No one really liked them, and they weren’t as pretty in the basement as I thought they’d be. Such is the life of a person who has no natural light in their home. Which makes decorating twice as hard because I also have no natural talent for such things. This time, when I went to choose new colors, I...

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Tea Parties with Little Girls

Tea Parties with Little Girls

Even a simple meal at a child’s table can be special I love tea. And I love that I’ve been able to share that love with my little girls. One of the things I’ve been more intentional about this year is taking the time for my girls and being intentional about doing things with them, even when I’m busy. Yesterday, the princess and I spent a lot of time cleaning up...

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Busy, but muddling through

Busy, but muddling through

You know the saying, “How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time.” Well, I want to ask whoever came up with that, what happens when you have a whole HERD of elephants to eat?? To say that my life is busy right now is such a gross understatement that I can’t even think of a better word. Maybe my brain is just too tired of processing information right now. Yes, that must be...

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Decorating Dilemma: Why is color so hard?

Decorating Dilemma: Why is color so hard?

One of the many areas I struggle with is the idea of decorating. I want a pretty house, but I’m really bad at picking colors and arranging things. If only I could have a cute magazine worthy house, but alas, mine is just a mess. When we moved in to our house, they had only painted a few walls. Almost every room was a dingy, dirty, chipped white. I’ve been slowly getting things painted...

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