Posts tagged Blogging
12 Intentions for 2012

This fall, I will be celebrating my blog's 3-year anniversary. Three years of showing up, sharing inspiration and connecting with more creative souls than I ever imagined possible. The keys to a happy blogger? Make a plan, set realistic expectations, write as often as you can, and believe in a little magic. Then wait to see what happens next. I'm quite fond of outlines and lists...

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Let's Reverb 2011

December 2010 was memorable. Alongside Gwen Bell and Cali Harris, I poured my heart into a passion project we called Reverb 10. It was an online community initiative with daily prompts for the entire month. Yesterday, in a message to the Reverb subscriber list, Gwen explained she won't be hosting Reverb this year. Instead, she shared how we did it. Now you can host...

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Sparkle Swapped

Hello friends, happy Wednesday to you! I hosted a Sparkle Swap in September, with the hopes of bringing cheer to fellow bloggers. 25 participants signed up to send 4 unique gifts — a bit of sparkle, a treat that soothes, something sweet, and a surprise. After delays, international shipping issues and general pre-holiday mayhem, I am finally getting around to sharing a recap post...

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The Truth About Gift Swaps

Swaps are popular within the creative blogging community, especially this time of year. I've participated in several and hosted a handful, including the Holiday Love Gift Swap, the Good Karma Gift Swap, and most recently the Sparkle Swap. I am by no means an expert in successful swapping, but I have learned a few things along the way...

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Creative Weekend To-Do List

Hello friends! I hope you've had a nice week. Mine has been a bit crazy, but in a busy/good sort of way. I know I said it before, but I seriously missed all of you. Diving back into blogging has made me such a happy camper. Do you have any fun plans for the weekend ahead? The following list of ideas, links, and creative weekend to-do’s are intended to inspire. Consider this a friendly reminder...

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A Return to Blogging

Hello lovelies! It's been a little over 1 month since my last post — and oh how I've missed you. The time away provided some much needed space for reflection. By placing a small distance between me, my laptop, and my life online, I've come to realize the joy all this brings me. There's an unlimited amount of information, inspiration, support, guidance...

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Creative Weekend To-Do List

Happy Friday, my lovelies! How are you? I've had a great week—beginning with a holiday on Monday and wrapping up with my 2nd blogiversary this weekend. I am overjoyed with the excitement around Sparkle Swap and am really looking forward to seeing new friendships unfold. The following creative to-do’s are intended to inspire happy weekends...

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You're Invited!

August is coming to a close and my 2rd blogiversary is around the corner. In a way it feels like I just got started, but it's also had to remember when this little corner of the web wasn't a big part of my life. Last year I celebrated with 32 Days and this year I am inviting you to join in on the fun. The past two years have been filled with inspiration, fun and sparkle...

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I'm a Mac

Hello my friends. I hope your day is filled with sunshine and your favorite things! I'm really happy to be back into a bit of a blogging groove. Thank you so much for the lovely tweets & comments in response to yesterday's not so serious post. I've been wanting to share a few techie things that have me pretty excited...

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Not So Serious Things

Things are turning around here after a couple really tough months. I am rediscovering my very simple, yet completely extraordinary, life. Things have been crazy, but I knew we'd make it to the other side. I think we're nearly there. It's the calm after the storm. Yesterday I flipped through magazines and watched romantic comedies while my Mister studied for his first exam...

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Truth, Love & Insight – Lisa Thiele

Happy Wednesday, my friends. Are you feeling all the good ju ju and positivity this week? If you are in need of a little extra sparkle, check out last week's Truth, Love & Insight feature with Kelsey Brown. Today's interview with Lisa Thiele will also have you smiling. I initially connected with Lisa through her pretty blog With Style & Grace. Shortly after swooning over...

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