Open heart – Open home

Honestly, I got more out of the title of that book than I did from the book itself when I purchased it years ago. “Open heart, Open home” was a challenging concept that was not only foreign to me, but downright terrifying. I grew up in a family with problems.. I mean who doesn’t, but…

In search of joy..

The kindest thing we could do for kids graduating this spring is to tuck a copy of this old quote into their back packs before they head off into adulthood. This instagram obsessed generation is stuck like a needle in a gouged record replaying the same line over and over again.. “It’s all about me..me..me..me..”…

What I learned this week..

#1- Carpe Diem because life can really suck when you get old. Sometimes you reach this grey zone of inverse realities where the daily fight to stay alive keeps getting harder while the reasons to continue battling keep fading. Nothing too much you can do about it except live the heck out of every healthy,…

Tied up in lights..

I love instagram. I get the greatest recipes and ideas scrolling around there! There’s also the practical side of it: When I was shopping for tile I had a TERRIBLE time finding any pictures of real-world applications- (I really wanted to know how my tile selections would look in an actual home) Instagram allows users…

Soo, What did you have for dinner last night?

“According to the Chicago research firm Food Genius, as many as 80% of Americans don’t make plans for dinner until at least 4 p.m. the same day.”- WSJ, June 7, 2019 WHAAAAT?!?! And here I thought I was the ONLY loser pulling frozen bricks of chicken out of the freezer at 5:30 p.m. frantically defrosting…

Where is everybody?? 🤔

What’s missing in this dreamy photo? I’ll tell you what’s missing… for starters, my dog. In the real world, my dog would be on that white mattress/cushion thing doing her digging thing until she collapsed into an exhausted heap to sleep for 2 whole minutes. Then she’d jump down onto that snow-white carpet and repeat…