As much as I love color and design, some times I get into a rut of always sending the same color palettes. Styling the same way and not finding new ways to incorporate new colors.
My 2017 word of the year is brave. For most of the year, I didn’t feel very brave. I felt very boring, very un-brave. But sometimes bravery isn’t in the big moments but the little one, like telling yourself to have a good positive day while battling depression, like taking a sick day to self … More 100 Days to Brave
In case you haven’t seen my bible shelf, I’m all about the Beautiful Word Collection, from their bibles, to devotionals and even a coloring book. The latest addition to my shelf is the Beautiful Word for Christmas Devotional.
I’m one of those people that likes to write all up in their books when she reads something that resonates with her. But my dear husband can’t stand this, so I resort to a book ‘notebook’ where I write out all the things I love and so forth. I could have rewritten entire paragraphs if … More Finished Reading: Braving the Wilderness by Brené Brown
If you enjoy grammar, collective terms, wildlife, and watercolor images then this little gem is for you! Matt Sewell’s book, A Charm of Goldfinches and other wild gatherings is a beautiful collection of animals, birds, and wildlife from all walks of life around the world in the air and the sea.
If you remember I received the Paris Street Style coloring book last year, I really have come to love this little coloring book. It’s a great compact size, has an elastic band and is great to toss in your tote bag for traveling.
I keep telling people, my husband & friends, that I want to read more fiction. But I keep picking up nonfiction. This one has been so engrossing, I’m consumed with these stories, the statistics, and it’s tragic.
Full Disclosure: I tried really hard not to read this book in a week. I tried to space it out. I tried not to reach for it at the end of the day, and every morning. And, not only did I fail miserably. I loved every moment. I loved For the Love by Jen from … More Finished Reading: Of Mess + Moxie by Jen Hatmaker
I awkwardly picked this one out to read if I’m going to be honest. I’m hesitant with theological books for a few reasons, 9 times out of 10 they are over my head. I’m a smart girl but theology, philosophy, etc aren’t my wheelhouse and I admit that. But I also don’t want to simply … More Finished Reading: Sinners in the hands of a Loving God by Brian Zahnd
Many moons ago, when I’d just moved to Modesto I was meeting with my friend Stacie (still new friends) and she mentioned she’d seen this book Make it Happen like ALL. OVER. SOCIAL MEDIA. I saw it was available from Book Look Bloggers and snatched a copy for review. That book was the beginning of … More Finished Reading: Cultivate by Lara Casey