Risky: full of the possibility of danger, failure, or loss. Oxford Dictionary With today’s words, I will tell you how to be risky. Free of charge.…
Around this time last year, John and I sifted through all the wedding and event invitations, vacation plans, and day trips that had come our way.…
Last week, I had a full 20-minute phone call with my younger brother. Even though he’s a 20-something, I still sometimes catch myself thinking of him…
It’s somehow still here even after a hurried thrift store drop-off.
Quietly pulsing in between those more rare and uncommon big moments are the smaller ordinary moments where we’re doing life. Life is lived in the ordinary moments of grocery shopping, eating breakfast, doing work, calling mom on long drives, and making lefse.
I love a good blanket, you know? It could be a blanket with a fun backstory or a blanket that is particularly cozy or a blanket that is extremely large or a blanket that has the softest color of pink in it.
Yesterday I showed my husband two oatmeal colored sweaters I uncovered at a thrift store.
“They’re a little bit different, but I L O V E them,” I said.
“What is with you and that color? It’s almost as if you think you need more oatmeal colored sweaters,” he laughed.
Instead, we’re sort of in the thick of implementing our small steps towards the change we want to see. And, I’m realizing that even though we all have varying approaches to the new year, the one consistency everyone experiences together is the painful stretching.
A few years ago, my family enacted a rule for Christmas presents. Every gift given had to be homemade. I was thrilled about the idea – it promoted creativity and affordability! My excitement waned when I realized that my creative craftiness had a limit.