Self-Care in Creativity

Self-Care has become such a hot topic and for good reason. Our society pushes us into lives that are ever increasing in the busy, the bustle, the to-do, the obligations, the yes. And yet, our bodies crave reprieve and recharge. We must have rest. We must find a space to discover renewal. A quick google... Continue Reading →

January in Review

Well, January is behind us. It always feel like it takes extra long. Between the short dark days, cold damp weather and the let down after the holidays, it often feels like January never seems to sparkle the same way as the other months. But January has it's own magic. A time for renewal and... Continue Reading →

Family Faves- Sweets & Treats

I'm running on a bit of a theme here... Things my family loves! Because we are often creatures of habit, sometimes we forget to think outside of the box and try new things. Thus, maybe this post with spark something new for you and yours! Please share your ideas too! I'd love to know what... Continue Reading →

Fam Faves- Meals

Are you a meal planner? Or a fly by the seat of you pants kinda person?? I hope it won't surprise you that I am definitely a meal planner! Just about every week, I take some time on the weekend to look over our up coming events and write down my meals for the week.... Continue Reading →

Comin’ Atcha!

Some people hate New Year's Resolutions. Some people love them. I used to be the first but have become the second. I LOVE a good resolution! I've learned that I am a person who likes a set date to start a fresh page, a clean slate. Several years ago I started developing resolutions and have... Continue Reading →

An Honest Christmas Letter- 2019

Wow! Another year has passed. Each year brings more joy, hardship, pleasure, tears, fun and deep love. This year has been a roller coaster for sure, but we're still on the ride! 2019 was not all roses and butterflies. The Stammeyer Farmstead saw some major challenges. In January, I checked into an intensive outpatient mental... Continue Reading →

Nostalgia

Nostalgia. Google dictionary tells me it means; "a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations." I'm not sure if it is because it's prom weekend for our local high school or because I had some crazy dreams this week involving people from my past,... Continue Reading →

Lucky #7

Today is my anniversary, celebrating 7 years of wedded bliss. I've been planning on writing this post for a couple weeks and have been working on the right words. And title. I kept debating between "Lucky #7" and "7 Year Itch." Many years ago, as I was just entering my 20's I worked closely with... Continue Reading →

Save the World

Part of my new year's resolutions included working to be more eco-friendly. Our world and it's resources are precious commodities. We, as earthly-inhabitants, need to work harder to care for it. I have seen too many videos and pictures of the horrors my "American/First-world culture" life style bring to the various ecosystems and habitats around... Continue Reading →

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