Our mission is to inspire a love of interior design and a general sense of well-being to the broke and renting masses. We don’t own beautiful homes or designer furniture (yet) so this site is an ode to the art of living on a budget in a really expensive city…and doing it really f'ing well....more
This journal is a combination of day to day stuff, photography, art, adoption & mommyhood. It started in 2005 to keep family & friends back home in the States updated on my life in the Netherlands with my husband Hans, work in my studio
& our 2 felines. In the Spring of 2007 I began documenting the
adoption process of our first baby: a beautiful boy, with whom we were
united on June 17, 2008 in Saigon, Vietnam.
I blog about all the wonderful things in my life about 94% of the time and about my "monkey business" about 5% of the time. The other 1% is reserved for any serious life events. I try to keep that percentage small because this blog is meant to be therapeutic for me in that it helps to keep my stress level in check. At the end of the day, I try to post about what was good about the past 24 hours. Sometimes it's tough, but then isn't all forms of therapy?
This chronicles the year long journey (at least) of a mom/wife/culinary student to lose 100 pounds. Beginning at 250 lbs. my daily posts highlight the struggles and successes of trying to become healthier in an environment overflowing with amazing, tempting foods....more
As a nature photographer and writer, the root of all my work comes from inspiration. My favorite quote comes from Mary Ann Radmacher, who said "I want to inspire and be inspired." Through my blog, I hope to share what's inspiring me and find out what's inspiring you....more
Welcome to 365 Resolutions! This is a blog about challenging myself to make changes in my life ~ both big and small ~ by accomplishing something different every day for 365 days. Sometimes it's something as small as scheduling a long overdue appointment or something as overwhelming as finally getting all of our paperwork organized and filed. There is a lot of room for improvement in my life and I want to share what works and what doesn't along my path to a more organized, simplified, frugal, healthy & spiritual life!...more
Former McAfee Chief Cyber Security Mom, Blogger, avid quilter/sewist, Geek, Vegetarian, meditates, volunteer, self-proclaimed magazine junky. I started this blog as a way to share one of my greatest passions, sewing and quilting, in the hopes that this blog would help make it a priority again in my life. I will be sharing my works in progress and tutorials as well as product and book reviews. ...more