The spring sun is here! I want to go outside! I love to go outside. I am an outdoorsy person. I believe in the benefits of sunlight and movement to set my circadian rhythm, lift my mood, and give me a good dose of feel good chemicals.
Yet, even so…somehow it’s been a challenge to get off the couch. My winter workout routine was going to the gym and then sitting in the sauna. Mostly, in the evenings. The weather went from the 40’s to the 80’s as it does in the midwest and although it is a welcome change I have had a hard time adjusting. At the same time, my daughter has started evening soccer games and I want to attend them. All this has added up to me doing very little and then berating myself for not doing enough.
I am an all or nothing type of person which can be a real gift, and also a real curse, at times. I feel like I have to commit to a 8 month marathon training plan in my mind before I even take a walk around the block. Being a...
I’ve been embarking on some lofty home projects.
I wallpapered a statement wall in my primary bedroom.
I chose a bright and bold floral pattern. It was a risk. It turned out awesome.
I am cleaning out and getting rid of old furniture.
I put a pile out on the curb and notified Facebook. It was all gone in a matter of moments.
I decorated for fall. My favorite season.
I added a piece of furniture that was passed down from my Aunt Joan. It adds depth, history, and character. It warms my heart to see her stuff amongst my things. They go together as beautifully as we did.
And finally…drum roll please…
I am replacing all the blinds/window treatments in my house with new ones.
This is a big undertaking in DIY.
I have been staring at these old, outdated blinds for years and years. I have hated them since I moved in over a decade ago. I thought about getting rid of them often. I spent...