Christmas in July, 2018

It’s a family tradition that we’ve had ever since I was little. In July we put up a small tree, make simple stockings out of paper, and have a night of family, Christmas music, and small gifts. Christmas as it is meant to be, instead of what it’s become. The tree was an absolute dream.┬áMy mother made these charming music-themed … Read More

Things of Peace and Beauty

Most of you know that my anxiety is through the roof. I make a conscious effort to bring peace and beauty into my home, so I have things to calm me. Like my indoor jungle.   Sitting next to a warm bunny. A sweet bowl for my kitty ring. Marsh the Mystery Cat snoozing outside. Small things, all, but things … Read More

I Love That This Is Our House.

Everything is worn and covered in stickers, but there is so much joy here. I snapped this picture today and really took a second to appreciate how lucky I am. It’s a loud house. It’s a very full house. This house is truly alive. <3

So I Ran Away.

A few days ago. It had been one of those days. Those weeks. Those months. And I snapped. I needed out. My husband came home from work and I was clawing at the door, saying I was sorry but I needed to step out for a few hours and I loved him and I’d back after the kids were in … Read More