Live the Dream

Whenever I’m feeling down or have tired of the cold, gloomy, dark, unbearable weather that never gets better, I imagine my happy place, rainbows and all. A place where the days are long and warm and the sun is always around the corner, a hideaway of sorts where dreams aren’t just dreams. They are your…

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Clover Shelf

A look at Clover Shelf, a DIY bookshelf by Aryn Lane, the author of The Valley Series and A Moment in Time. A simple at home project for those who love books, art, photos, and more.

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Iris Beauty

Since I have been editing novels for years- or what feels like forever- and have yet to be satisfied with the outcome, I tend to gather flowers whenever I feel down or am frustrated with my not-so-perfect work. Flowers are always beautiful, vibrant, and the perfect gift for someone who doesn’t care for diamonds. With…

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Threads of Winter

Following a sluggish start to the new year, I finally peeled myself away from my cozy blankets and tubs of Tillamook ice cream. Prior to the holidays I had completed my first style guide, Threads of Winter, and was ready to share it. Of course, events took precedent over my favorite pastime and my latest…

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Fading Away

When autumn begins to fade away and winter starts to flake… When layers feel so amazing and sweaters are your favorite… When your fashion sense hibernates until next spring and you just want to curl by the fire… When the lake is iced over and you dig out your skates, but then you realize it’s…

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Misunderstood

You might be an antisocial introvert if: You have a list of excuses on hand to avoid a nerve-wracking date (in public). Your friend invites you to a party and you immediately change into your cozy pjs, find your favorite books, grab your drink of choice, and lock the door behind you. After a social…

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