7 Tricks To Curb Car-Ride Complaining

Parenting, Practice Gratitude

We’ve all experienced frustration as we hop in the car after a day of fun in the sun when a tired child opens their mouth and complaining spills out. We know the feeling of exasperation that EVEN after we spent the entire day engaged in making them happy, they respond with complaining instead of contentment. About true things. About silly things. About […]

June 30, 2015

Master Bedroom Update: A Promised Picture


A friend reminded me that I still owe a photo of our newly painted bedroom. And she’s right. The Great Paint and Curtain {In}Decision came with a promise for a photo the following week. Here we are over a week later. Still, no photo. My bad. It is time to make good on that promise. However, it makes sense […]

June 29, 2015

Never Say “Never”

I'm a Work in Progresss, Practice Gratitude

Ever have those moments in life where you literally eat your words? I’ve had several such moments as I’ve learned the lesson – never say ‘never’. Once upon a time, I had these plans. They were my plans, and I thought they were pretty darn good. Entering college, I planned to go to pharmacy school after undergrad. […]

June 24, 2015

Pink, Sequins, LIGHT UP Shoes


I’m not much of a girlie-girl. Frills and pink just aren’t my thing. While I like to get dressed up once in a while, my taste is simple. I own a few pink items, but blue, gray and black dominate my wardrobe. I’m not much for jewelry so when I have it on – people notice – not because […]

June 22, 2015

Master Bedroom Update: The Great Paint and Curtain {In}Decision


A few weeks ago I casually mentioned to my husband that I was thinking about painting one of our bedroom walls dark blue. Surprisingly, he liked the idea. In fact, he liked it so much, he was ready to go pick out paint (in the store without bringing any swatches home) and paint our bedroom and bathroom – immediately. […]

June 18, 2015