Sunday, October 24, 2010


My Mother always told me: "The more friends you have, the richer you are." While I understood this as a child, it has been more and more relevant as an adult.

I love my friends.

It seems that all my friends fit into a different niche in my life. I am still very good friends with people that I've known so long I can't remember not knowing them. I also have new friends, that are awesome in their own way.

I guess I just have really come to appreciate all my friends and I feel truly blessed to have so may fabulous people to share my life with.

Monday, October 11, 2010


I've always considered myself a fairly creative person.

When I was kid I would spend countless hours cutting pictures and words out of magazines to make the perfect collage. I once spilled a whole set of paints on my bedroom floor while creating a masterpiece. I'm sure my mother could tell you more horror stories.

Well, as a kid that's great. But as an adult, how do you express your creative side while still managing your professional side? I've struggled with that and I've often found myself missing that side of me.

I'm taking steps to try and merge both worlds. By the end of this weekend I hope to have my craft room totally finished (I've been painting it for about three or four months now). I've always needed a space that was just for me and I'm very much looking forward to having it.

I'm also going to participate in the National Novel Writing Month (nanowrimo for short). The concept is that you write like crazy for one solid month with the goal of at least a 50,000 word novel. You don't worry about editing etc, just get the ideas out there. I think it sounds like a ton of fun and I've often thought of writing a book. I guess now is an alright time to try.

I hope with this creativity I can start updating a blog that has long sat dormant. It was a blog I started during wedding planning to show off my projects. Well, who says it has to stay wedding related? I still create things and I still DIY so I'm going to try and get back into that as well.

So many ideas! Now I just need to stop working 60 hours a week.