#OurProject52 – Out of Focus


Do you ever feel out of focus?  That’s how I’ve been feeling lately, and I know it’s been seeping into the blog.  I can’t remember the last time I had a finished sewing project to share with you. Ok, I … Continue reading

Book It

cupcakes cover

4 months into my goal of reading more this year, and I’m discovering many amazing books I never would have chosen otherwise. (You can see the goals for my reading list on the 2015 Reading List from PopSugar.) I’ve been … Continue reading

#OurProject52 – Sun Flares

sun flare

This week’s #OurProject52 photography challenge was rather difficult. Not because photos of sun flares are hard to take, but because the sun has been playing hide and seek all week. That meant that most of my attempts at catching a … Continue reading

#OurProject52 – Macro


I turned 30 yesterday – birthday selfie time! and as I get older I find myself more interested in the details than in the big picture. Maybe that’s why I love shooting macro photos. Getting up close to things makes … Continue reading

30 Years

birthday selfie

Happy birthday to me! I turned 30 today.That’s right the big 3-0.  Now since I’m 6 days older than my husband, I’ll get to hear about being an old lady for the next few days, but I certainly don’t feel … Continue reading

#OurProject52 – Easter

easter egg

We had a lovely Easter this year at my Dad’s house. We celebrated with my sister Kayla and her husband Shane, my step-brothers David & Jeremy, their wives and kids, and my dad and his wife Carolyn. And thanks for … Continue reading

Happy Easter!

marshmallow book page

I have an old children’s book on my shelf that makes me very happy. It’s called Marshmallow, and it is about a little white bunny and his friend Oliver the cat. I hope that this Easter you are enjoying the … Continue reading

Friends and Family

I feel like we’ve just gotten relaxed all of the craziness of the holiday season, and it’s suddenly Easter this weekend.  I am super happy that for Easter this year we are keeping things low key and staying in town. … Continue reading

#OurProject52 – Spring and Growth


I love spring. As I get older (I’ll be 30 later this month!) It’s the perfect time of year to find new ways to continue to grow as a person. The beautiful warm weather (an impending swimsuit season) are making … Continue reading