Ten MinuteSelf- Care Ritualsfor Your Well-Being

Ten Minute Self- Care Rituals

The phrase self- care is abuzz everywhere. Therapists are recommending it to clients, as are coaches and spiritual teachers, even in some places of business, the phrase is being used to make sure employees are taking care of themselves. What does self- care mean? The act of self- care is to attend to ones own Read More

Having the Courage to Slow Down

Having the Courage to Slow Down

It is easy to get caught up in the busyness of life, rushing from one appointment to the next, eating out of our cars, barely stopping to take a breath. Some days we can come to the end of the day and wonder where it all went because we were so busy rushing. We rush Read More

How to Make Chirstmas Bows

How to Make Christmas Bows

I just love the wonderful tutorials that come show up over the holiday season. There is everything from how to make your own flavored simple syrups to use as gifts to mason jar madness (with all kinds of good ideas) to the wonderful Bow for adorning your gifts. Bows are like the sprinkles on a Read More

holiday cards

How to Write Short and Sincere Holiday Cards

This time of year when people are sending out greeting cards and letters to loved ones and friends it sometimes can be difficult to know how to write a sincere greeting in a quick note or greeting card. Since your notes do not have to be complicated or filled with big fifty dollar words, they Read More

photo backdrop

DIY Friday: Create Your Own Photo Backdrop

I have been recovering from carpal tunnel surgery so I have not been able to post. However, I have for you a cool, sweet guest post from Emma of gifts.com. How would you like to make your own permanent awesome photo backdrop that you can change in several different styles?  The fabulous design behind this Read More

artist card feature photo

Ten Minute Tuesday: The Artist Trading Card

It has been a while since I have posted a ten minute Tuesday. With Fall here and kids back to school, your ten minute Tuesdays will resume once more. Today’s activity was inspired by the artist trading cards I have been seeing on Pinterest a lot lately. Normally done with mixed media techniques that include Read More

flower chandelier

DIY: Make a Flower Chandelier in Six Steps

The weekend is here and I have the perfect DIY project just for you! This project has some great elements; fun, flowers, imagination, and a new twist on an old idea. ProFlowers has created a whole video tutorial on how to make a flower chandelier. I have seen different versions on Pinterest, often using silk Read More

love you notes

Ten Minute Tuesday: Love You Notes

When was the last time you decided to drop someone you care about a little love you note just to let them know you were thinking about them? Did you know that to write a quick note to someone to show you are thinking about them can take ten minutes or less, especially as part Read More

Ten Minute Tuesday

Ten Minute Tuesday: The Art Project

My creative premise has been and continues to be that you can use your creativity in ten minutes a day and still accomplish works of art or pieces of writing. I want to take you down the road of an art project done in ten-minute increments over the course of a couple of days. This Read More

Take Your

Take Your “Artist Date” In A New Direction

Have you been looking for some other ways to play with your creativity? Julia Cameron, in her book The Artists Way, talks about taking herself on “Artist dates.” The artist date is a weekly date that you make with yourself to experience something creative outside of your normal creative work. Many people take time out Read More