A Deepening Hope During the Holidays

Are you humming “Santa Claus is Comin to Town” with a batch of Christmas cookies in the oven? I HONOR YOU. You are adorable and…

Peaceful Christmas Decorations & Gifts

It was nutty shopping for a few gifts in suburbia today. Oh my lord, crazy cold, and in a lapse of better judgment whilst starved,…

The 7 Best Skin Care Products Right Now …

A lot of aging has occurred for this 50-something formerly sun-obsessed fairy since last we chatted about healthy skin care and beauty products. My skin…

Personal Reflections: Inside my Artist’s Heart

Hello Lovely Studio I am loving all the fall guest posts from my friends in blogland, and one of my pals (Joan) is saying “goodbye,…

6 Lovely Ideas for Healthier Nutrition from An …

Today I’m over at Pretty Petals reflecting on breast cancer…warning: you may see more of me than you cared to see. I wanted it to feel…

Fall Inspiration: Apples + Spiritual Reflections

Apples and autumn are best friends where I come from, and here in Northern Illinois, their deliciousness is celebrated reverently across the prairie heartland where…

A Prayer for Houston

  It has been too long since I shared real life updates around our house, and I have pretty pictures to share with you very…

A Favorite Decor Piece in My Home

Ya know that saying “if you want something done, ask a busy person?” Pretty much how this timecrunched blogger rolls nowadays. (In the past, my…

Ode to Pajamas from The Pajamanista

  Well, kittens, at 50-somethin’ and post-mastectomy, a swimsuit model I may never be, but pajama couture/luxury sleepwear supermodel?   You can call me The Pajamanista.  …

A Healing Spirit

  A Healing Spirit Healing and wellness have rarely strayed far from my mind since I became seriously ill with Crohn’s Disease back in adolescence…and I’m…

Personal Reflections {Cancer, Healing, and a New …

  I don’t often enough slow down, catch my breath, and share personal behind-the-blogger thoughts and glimpses of my life, so today I’m making time.…

Personal Reflections & Cosmology

  Personal Reflections & Cosmology   I am about to like totally blow yer mind. First, there is no interior design in today’s lineup. WHAT?  …