Subtle Valentine’s Day Decor

The older I get, the less stuff I want in my house, including decorations for the holidays. Don’t worry . . . I still decorate! It’s just less “over-the-top” and more subtle in my approach. So here are 5 ideas if you want a simpler nod to the holiday at hand than plastering red and pink all over the place.

Stone Heart
Yarn Hearts
Floating Hearts
Heart Branches
Accordion Hearts

Making it Through

December and January is always a difficult time of year for me with work. There is so much that needs to be completed (perfectly) and not enough hours in a 24 hour day to get it done. This week was the first week that I am starting to feel like we are “normalizing” again. So here are 5 songs to support me this Friday.


Traveling is a big part of who I am. I have been taking trips long before I even have a conscious memory. In recent years, I have been traveling more than home. While I love my experiences, there is also something to be said for “nesting”, being a “homebody”, or in newer terms–having a staycation. Here are 5 ways to plan a great staycation.

Single Staycation
Staycation Ideas
Personal Staycation
Winter Staycation
A Few Ideas