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This was what I needed to hear! I've been waiting to go on a retreat when this post helped me realize I could just start making them NOW. Also, I LOVE the journal in this post!

How to Create the Perfect Mother’s Day Retreat

My friends at DaySpring sponsored this post about a Mother’s Day retreat, but the opinions and review are my own. (You can find the beautiful mug, journal, and encouragement calendar…

I'm not one to jump on the bandwagon so I did a lot of research before I joined the essential oil club. This is what I discovered.

Essential Oils (From a Former Skeptic)

Hi there—If you want to learn even more about essential oils, I recommend that you check out the Herbs & Essential Oils Super Bundle. It includes 25+ eCourses and eBooks…

Finally, kid-friendly and real ways to simplify your life! I'm going to work on #1 and #7 this month!

Simplify Your Life

Wouldn’t it be nice to simplify your life? There’s no end to blogs, books, and theories concerning minimalism and simplification of our ever-complicated lives. But what if you have kids?…

Oh my goodness, this post was written for me, haha. I want to decorate my house but it feels way to overwhelming. (If you saw it, you'd agree.) But after reading this post, I found a few ideas I could implement right away. I'm actually kind of excited . . . who knows, maybe I'll be the next home decor celebrity. Okay, that might be stretching it, but still!

Five of the Best Ways to Decorate Your House

Learn five of the best ways to decorate your house even if you don’t have the decorating gene. Some women are born with the decorating gene. They swoop into an…

Thank you! I like the idea of raising creative kids but I don't have time to prep craft projects and holiday-themed art projects for kids. This post took the guilt trip away and actually gave me ideas that I can use today. My kids are going to love this!

How To Raise Creative Kids

Children who practice creativity regularly strengthen their problem-solving abilities and take their creative thinking skills into their adult lives. Many of us have heard of the benefits of creativity, but…

Blank Page Syndrome is a thing, right? These tips will get you from a blank page into creating within seconds. Try them all! :)

The Blank Page: Tips for Starting Your Art Journal

I’ve been art-journaling for years, and I still get blank page syndrome every once in a while. You know what this is, right? It’s when you have a beautiful brand…

I love to shop online so this is perfect for me! I didn't realize I could actually earn money back by doing this.

How I Earn Money Online (Buying Stuff We Need & Want)

When I decided to stay home with our daughter after she was born, I knew I needed to figure out some ways to earn money online that would help our…

I never would have believed it, but it's possible to live off one income and be a stay at home mom. Learn how we did it!

How We Live Off One Income

Want to learn how to live off one income? I never in a million years would have guessed we would be able to do this since we had student loan…

I want to feature you! Do you have a Creative Retreat book? Send me a picture of your book and I'll share it on my Instagram. It's so fun to see these books being used all over the world! You'll get to inspire so many women. :)

My Creative Retreat – Share Your Pictures!

A year ago, I was sketching out and dreaming up ideas for the updated Creative Retreat paperback book. Going through the process of creating and then sending that book out…

What in the world is hygge, and why is it so important? I LOVE this term so much and think you will too after you learn more about it!

What is Hygge? (And Why You Need it NOW.)

It seems everywhere I’ve turned in the last few weeks, I’ve run across articles about the Danish term, hygge (pronounced “hoo-guh”.) But what is hygge, and why do we need it…

I like to keep my bullet journal simple and sweet, with enough inspiration to get me through the year (without making me feel like I have to decorate each page.) Here are my layouts for the coming year with some thoughts and resources I'll be using for goal tracking, etc.

My Bullet Journal Update

Last year I started a bullet journal (my own super easy version, that is), and this is how I’m setting up my bullet journal for the new year. On a…

Want to join me this year in learning to draw? I'll be sharing techniques and resources that I'm using on my way to becoming a better artist.

Project 2017: Learn to Draw

This year I’m going to learn to draw by practicing regularly every week. I’ll share what I’ve been learning once a month here on the blog as well as the…