Make Your Home Kid Ready for Summer

With summer right around the corner, most kids will soon have more time on their hands. How can you prepare your home and plan ahead for ideas that will stimulate children’s imaginations and keep them from mischief? With a 12-month-old toddling all over I am trying to answer that questions for myself. After all, we all know what is said about idle hands . . .  I will be talking more about summer activities that engage the family, learning, and creativity over the next few months. But, if you’re wondering how you can make your home more fun for the children, consider these … Read more…

A New Take on Coloring: An Interview with Andrew Miller

Have you ever known someone who has inspired you to be more creative and to pursue your passions?  I have a couple of those people in my life who inspire creativity and courage within my heart simply by their example of embracing creativity and hustling after their goals. One of those people in my life is Andrew Miller. He was a college classmate and friend of mine and one of my husband’s college roommates. (Andrew with his wife Sonia and daughter Anya.) Mitch and I made a point to stay in touch, as much as possible, with Andrew and his wife Sonia after … Read more…

Embracing Creativity and a Deal Too Good to Pass Up!

When was the last time you decided to do something creative, just for you? Just to express yourself? Crocheting, baking, sewing, writing, and crafting–all of it can nurture your imagination and soul in healthy ways! The past several months all my creativity has been channeled into making gifts or writing for you. Don’t get me wrong–I get incredible joy out of making presents and writing for this blog! {I wouldn’t do it if I didn’t.} However, it is on my heart this year to get back to enjoying pockets of time set aside simply to express myself. Little known fact: … Read more…