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October Link Up

The first presidential debate was a train wreck. Watching it conjured up all kinds of emotions – anger, disgust, disappointment, exhaustion. I can’t imagine two more debates or 4 more years with Trump as president. I know that we can do better and we should expect more from our leaders. Banksy Does New York is…

September Link Up

Stella Jean Collection: There are people who instantly inspire me and Stella Jean is one of them. I recently became acquainted with her fashion and every single piece intrigues and inspires me. I love that she mixes bold colors and patterns. I’ve linked her Spring 2014 collection because it’s my favorite but everything she does…

July Link Up

Red Table Talk : I can’t get enough of this Facebook show. Jada Pinkett-Smith, her mom Gammy and daughter Willow have real, sometimes difficult, conversations about all kinds of thing – relationships, race, friendship. All the episodes are good, but two that I’ve really enjoyed recently is Season III, episode 11 (“Jada and Will: Their…

June Link Up

Ron Finley Teaches Gardening: I just started this MasterClass and was touched by Ron Finley’s story and commitment to gardening, especially in urban settings where food deserts are typical. Ron is direct and has a casual communication style. Check it out if you’re interested in gardening or just want to hear his story. I learned…

Sun Shine: April Link Up

Spring has been playing peek-a-boo for the last couple of weeks with a nice, warm day followed by rain and cold temperatures. I’m ready for the sun to shine. Here are a few things that have brighten up my days. Open Book: Jessica Simpson’s memoir is a juicy little number. I watched all three seasons…

March Link Up

The Floor Pro Community: We’re planning on putting hardwood on the first floor of the house and keeping carpet on the second floor. While I was researching carpet, I stumbled upon the Floor Pro Community, a website with a bunch of forums to discuss various topics regarding floors that is ran by individuals who are…

February Linkup: Love is in the Air

Inside the Design Process — How Much It Really Costs to Work with a Designer: This is one of the most informative posts that I’ve read in a long time. If you are interested in interior design, I would suggest you read it. Even more interesting are the comments where others share their salaries in…

The Next Decade

Well 2020 is here and I couldn’t be more excited. I love the mental clean slate of a new year and, in this case, a new decade! So much potential! So much to look forward to! So much to think about! That is a lot of exclamation marks. 🙂 Anyways, I wanted to share a…

Hello Winter!

I just wanted to share a few things that caught my attention recently. I hope you’ll find them enjoyable! Chasing Happiness: This is a documentary about the Jonas Brothers. Prior to this documentary, I knew very little about them. I knew one married Prinyaka Copra and that they were tween heart throbs back in the…

Welcome to November

Just like any good Midwesterner, my favorite season is fall and I relish in the beautiful foliage and perfect hiking weather. I get my pumpkin candles out and burn them all day. But it’s all going by too damn fast this year and Christmas feels like it’s just a few moments away. I always viewed…