• Monthly Archives: January 2012

    How To Shoot Photography

    I had an insanely fun weekend shooting all kinds of Valentines Day craft and decor ideas with a super-talented stylist friend of mine (posts full’a pics coming soon!) and Kev, and his friend, Josh, spent most of the weekend working … Continue reading


    Room Inspiration – Kristin Alber Style

    I stumbled onto a home tour online a couple of weeks ago, that instantly had me scooting my chair up closer to my monitor. There were so many little details I wanted to lock in my brain! The house is … Continue reading


    Faux Marble

    Kev and I had to make a trip to Home Depot for some epoxy yesterday, and (as usual) we wound up looking at flooring, and tile, and counter tops while we were there, too. We’re both kind of in permanent … Continue reading

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    The Lettered Living Room

    Every time I pass one of those great big pre-assembled doll house kits at Hobby Lobby I think about how wild it is that (insert ever-changing mortgage company name here) gave us a great big pre-assembled grown-up house to play … Continue reading


    INTERIOR Design

    I like writing about all kinds of things, but it seems like I’m most drawn to blogging about interior design… and INTERIOR design… Today I feel drawn to the latter, but I never really know what I’m going to feel like … Continue reading


    Word of the Year – Link Party (2012)

    Welcome to our “This Little Word Of Mine” link party! If you’d like to link up your word of the year blog post, just look for the little blue “Add Link” button at the bottom of this post. Many of you … Continue reading


    This Little Word Of Mine: A Song & A Suggestion

    I was inspired to call this Monday’s link party “This Little Word Of Mine” because of a sweet story my friend, Traci, shared with me in Nashville last month. It had to do with her, (then) 3-year-old son, Jonathan, singing … Continue reading

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    Priceless Pets

    Neutering and leg pin removal surgery for Kit-Cat: $360. Bladder stone surgery for Maximus: $1370. Seeing them recovering together in a sun spot on our bed: Priceless.  

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    I Used To Believe

    I stumbled across a website called I Used To Believe yesterday, which is chock full of funny and bizarre beliefs that adults thought were true when they were children. There were beliefs about nature… “Thunder is created because of the collision of … Continue reading


    No Day Ever Ends If It Makes A Memory

    Pictures of parents conjured up cherished memories today. Funny how they can just race right across time to find us, again and again… …bringing things with them that haven’t been thought about in ten…fifteen…twenty years. Kevin’s memory bridges back a few … Continue reading


    Word of the Year

    Have you chosen a Word of the Year? Apparently, a Word of the Year is the new New Years resolution. Basically, you choose one word that has the potential to inspire you and create intention in your life, all year long. … Continue reading


    Ready. Set. Go!

    There’s a refreshing sense of ready-set-go in the air, and it feels like the perfect time to promise to learn more, love more, live more, and lean more this year. So here’s to recalibrating, and taking bigger, bolder, more meaningful steps. … Continue reading


    Things I’d Tell My 37-Year-Old Self

    Soon after I blogged about the Things I’d Tell My 17-Year-Old Self, I wondered what I might tell myself in right now, if I was 57, and looking back 20 years in the other direction. Then I thought: Hey- my … Continue reading