Why we need Christmas.

Last night I had the strangest (most realistic) dream- ever! The message I got from it was so strong, so clear that I feel absolutely compelled to share it this morning. Without going into every detail, because I can’t really remember them all, the basic “story line” went like this: I was standing in a…

What I learned this week..

Remember that funny children’s rhyme about the fly? There was an old lady who swallowed a fly..I don’t know why she swallowed a fly – Perhaps she’ll die! There was an old lady who swallowed a spiderThat wriggled and jiggled and tickled inside her!She swallowed the spider to catch the fly;I don’t know why she…

Can’t Undo This..

You know what has always haunted me? The fear of making bad decisions with permanent consequences. Maybe that’s why designing our new kitchen took three times as long as actually ‘doing’ it.. I was scared to death of making a bad, un-fix-able mistake. The ultimate visual representation of an un-fix-ably bad decision has always been…

Yup..that’s a no.

So yesterday I finally decided to start painting the kids’ bathroom. Most of our home is painted one neutral color, but I decided I wanted to “go rogue” and add some sunshine to their little jack and jill. Sunshine means yellow. I had two sample colors in my hand at Home Depot; one muted and…