What I’ve Learned About Myself During Quarantine

May 1, 2020

All this time at home could make anyone go a little stir-crazy. Fortunately, I’m an introvert, a homebody, and am perpetually looking for the ‘silver lining’ in any situation. So when it comes to the stay-at-home order that many of us remain on during this very unique time in life, I’ve been doing some recharging and thinking. This time closeted away at home has showed…

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Schitt’s Creek Inspired Etsy Haul

April 26, 2020

With all this time at home, I’ve been watching all the things that I had in my Netflix queue or DVR that I never really got around to before. The best thing to come out of that couch time by far has been a new obsession with Schitt’s Creek. Drew and my sister, Slaney, had tried to convince me into watching it sooner, but it…

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Gift Boxes Perfect For Mother’s Day & More!

April 24, 2020

No matter who you are shopping for (could be for yourself…) this time of year, Etsy has you covered. I love going to Etsy for custom, unique gifts and Mother’s Day is a prime reason to head that way. Mom is so special and deserves to be acknowledged with a special one-of-a-kind gift. This year, I’m rounding up some of the best gift boxes available…

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Do What Makes You Happy

April 20, 2020

During all of this time at home, so many people are posting on social media all about the workouts they’re doing, the amazing food they’re cooking, or the millions of projects they’re doing. While those are fantastic accomplishments, it is important to remember that what you are doing to fulfill yourself and spend your time is enough regardless of what others are doing. I’ve had…

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Mood-Boarding To Drive Your Creative Energy

April 17, 2020

If you’ve never made a mood board for your office space or another area of the house, you may want to jump on it. A mood board is a collection of things that inspire you. It is a ‘living’ piece in that it can (and should) change with your energy, the season, etc. I usually go with a change for the season to get me…

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Self-Care Sunday

April 12, 2020

Self-care is one of the most important things you can do to make sure you are ready to be your best self around others. Sundays are a great day to spend some time getting yourself reset for the new week about to start. For me, it helps to get me calm and feeling ready to tackle the week ahead vs dreading Monday morning. So what…

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Stay Home And Still Have Fun!

April 11, 2020

We are all figuring out what works for us during this time at home. Whether you are after an activity to keep yourself busy or lounge on the couch, I’ve rounded up some of the best options from Etsy’s many small businesses. These options are handmade with love from people like you and me that are doing their best during a very tough time. Supporting…

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Happy First Friday Weekend!

April 3, 2020

One of my all-time favorite Kansas City traditions is First Friday Weekend. There is no better way to spend a weekend morning than grabbing a coffee and wandering the shops in the West Bottoms. But with the world staying at home and many businesses (unfortunately) pressing the pause button on their brick and mortar locations, this is the first time that West Bottoms’ First Friday…

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My Modern Farmhouse-Inspired Amazon Haul

March 27, 2020

With all this time at home, I have plenty of time to sit around and dream about our new house being built and how I want to decorate it whenever it is all done and we get to move in. Since there is uncertainty surrounding us all now, dreaming gives us hope and this is where my mind has been wandering lately. So many of…

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Fashion Week Trends To Try This Spring With Items That You May Already Have

March 22, 2020

Every season, designers bring us new collections to covet. However, not everyone is in a position to buy new things every season much less an entirely new wardrobe. For those of us who are ‘budget fashionistas’ one of the first things to do when reviewing the season’s trends is to figure out if you have things in your wardrobe already that fit the bill. You…

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