Things to Come |

Things to Come {Get excited!}

Hello lovely fans of vintage and handmade and repurposed and pretty pictures and road trips! I’m taking a liberty to assume you like some of the same things I do. … Continue Reading →

Getting My Shoes Muddy |

Getting My Shoes Muddy

I am a big fan of wandering around in the woods and getting my shoes muddy. When I was my son’s age, I was lucky enough to spend time on … Continue Reading →

Champions, Cook-offs, and Community at the Washington County Fair

When I was a little girl I lived for the bright red candy apples I could get every year at the state fair. The midway was full of penny arcade … Continue Reading →

How to Watch a Meteor Shower |

How to watch a meteor shower.

My husband is an amateur astronomer, and my teenaged nephew is in town, and the Perseid meteor shower was peaking this week – so naturally, we had to go to … Continue Reading →

Run in With a Whippersnapper |

Run-in With a Whippersnapper

You may or may not know that I have a thing for Dave Matthews Band. You can learn more here and here. So, I felt all grown up yesterday when … Continue Reading →

Celebrate the 4th with Music! |

Celebrate the 4th with Music!

This post is sponsored by HireInfluence, but all opinions are my own. When I was in my early 20s, a new mom with a baby and a “new” step-daughter, my … Continue Reading →

Artisan Chocolate and Kamp Kyya |

Artisan Chocolate and Kamp Kyya

A friend of mine is a friend of some folks who make chocolate. When she asked if I would be interested in attending a chocolate-making open house to hear about … Continue Reading →

Taking a Moment for Myself with Van Gogh to Rothko

Sometimes, things are a little crazy. It’s easy to get caught up in deadlines and events looming ahead, and forget that successful work is greatly enhanced by taking time to … Continue Reading →

What to do with Dave in NWA |

What to do with Dave in Northwest Arkansas

My sister and I have been road-tripping to see Dave Matthews Band for the last several years, and it has become a kind of summer tradition for us. We stop … Continue Reading →

Junque Rethunque: Santa at the Northwest Arkansas Mall 2014

Santa and Shopping at the Northwest Arkansas Mall

If you know me at all, you know that I do not shop at any kind of mall environment very often. I love to support my local independent shops and … Continue Reading →