Do you struggle with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)? According to the Mayo Clinic, SAD is “a type of depression that’s related to changes in seasons” (1) and can begin in Autumn (usually when the clocks change) and continue through Winter. SAD symptoms include: difficulty concentrating lack of interest in things you typically enjoy problems with […]
There’s a lawn full of crunchy, golden reasons as to why you should head out your front door for a leaf peeping excursion this year. Since there are too many to count (and nearly too many to rake up) I’m just going to reach into a brief how, when, where, and why of leaf peeping. […]
It’s no secret that my home is my haven. It’s also no secret it is an outward expression of my inner self. In my home you’ll find the serenity I seek as well as the joy I find in the world around me. Whether that joy comes from the interactions with my kitties or the […]
The carefree and whimsical days of summer mean breakfast at noon, ice cream for dinner, and few responsibilities outside of picking up the house, mowing the lawn, and hunting down the best place to cool off. But now that our vacations are over and the kids are headed back to school soon, it’s time to […]
As a textbook introvert, I am incapable of handling the madness of Black Friday. And the last time I camped out was to get Duran Duran tickets in 1984.
About 3 years ago we bought a new condo. I had the best time picking out the cabinets, the coordinating countertops, the carpet, the tiles… Designing was so much fun! I loved looking at the all the different colors, textures, and patterns and visualizing everything all put together. Color and decorating and design and art […]