July 14, 2018

PERSONAL

he left.

Today is July 14th. The fourteenth. A number in each month that has always acted as marker for us, for me and John and our start. The day we began was April 14th, 2015. That was not the first day we met, but that was the day me and he became we. He left yesterday. Took […]

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June 27, 2018

GOALS

my 2018 mid-year goal update

We’re just about half way through 2018, which is completely insane. I swear, each year flies by faster than the last. At the beginning of this year I made a bunch of goals that I shared here on the blog. Find the original post of 2018’s goals here. I’m revisiting these goals to hold myself accountable for […]

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June 26, 2018

PAPER, PLANNER

PLANNER STRIPS // JULY 2018

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I stole a section of the photo I took of the first sunset of summer & played around with the blur tool in Photoshop for this month’s Planner Strips. The blues blending into pinks made for a modern red/white/blue theme for July & I paired it with the stars I used for April’s ‘GOLD STAR’ […]

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June 17, 2018

INSPIRATION

recent pins // june 2018

sources:  1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 I’m trying to be good to myself. I’m trying to remind myself that summer is basically here, and I’m trying to latch onto all that I love about this favorite season of mine. But I’m tired. I’m really, really TIRED. The whole of this year up until this very moment has been a test […]

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June 1, 2018

PAPER, PLANNER

PLANNER STRIPS // JUNE 2018

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I played with aqua watercolor paint for this month’s Planner Strips & used my best swishes to create a water-themed, pool-inspired bunch for June! Get all your splishy-splashy, beachy, mermaid, fish, flamingo, pool float squad girl embellishments ready for landing! Summer is here & we gotta keep cool!  June’s strips are NOW AVAILABLE exclusively to my e-mail newsletter subscribers, […]

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May 18, 2018

INSPIRATION

recent pins // may 2018

sources:  1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 Black & white was prevalent for this month’s recent pins post, yet the middle image is a bold, adventurous paint blend. I sense a quiet power creeping up, an honest attempt at gaining a bit of my confidence back …fueled by the warmer weather, new plant friends, my kitty-cat sidekicks, questioning past wrongs, simple […]

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April 27, 2018

PAPER, PLANNER

PLANNER STRIPS // MAY 2018

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I’m not much of a ‘purple’ person, but my planner strips for May last year were this beautiful violet color, and it’s always stuck out in my mind to give a lovely shade of lavender its time to shine this month. Furthermore, I’ve been HELLA inspired by my neighborhood magnolia tree. I decided to combine […]

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April 25, 2018

HEALTH & WELLNESS

a mile a day in May 2018

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May is a few days away and the longer days and the warmer weather and the promise of my favorite season of summer to come makes it the perrrrrfect time to begin a movement challenge! ENTER: a mile a day in May! HERE’S HOW IT WORKS: 1. Carve out out time each day to walk/jog/run/bike/dance/move […]

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