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 →

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 →

Depressed Mom: The “OR” Life

First off, thank you so much to those of you whom have reached out to me personal about this series. It truly means the world to me and certainly reassures me that every brawl is worth fighting. The support and love I've received is immeasurable. Ross, my husband, and I have been working so hard... Continue Reading →

Intentions

Happy New Year to you all! I know I'm a little behind, but that's ok. It took me a few extra days to formulate the words I wanted to say. I hope you all had a blessed holiday season filled with loved ones, relaxation and maybe a few treats too! This year Christmas was so... Continue Reading →

Healing Tool

So today I'm going to tell you a little story. It's probably going to be a long story. But it's the story of why the blog came to be. I feel it is time to share this. Many years ago, as a sophomore in high school I was diagnosed with depression. At first is was... Continue Reading →

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