Happy Wednesday

Wednesdays can be kind of a bummer, so to get you through the day, here's a picture of a cute dog (although, I admit, I may be biased)... ...and a few good reads: I've often struggled with feeling unqualified to offer my advice or opinion, so this article on understanding how to frame your creative expertise offered a really helpful perspective. I love the idea of creating pin board … [Read more...]

Be Happy, Be Bright, Be You.

I really love this print from Sugar Paper. It's such a sweet, simple message, and it encourages me to find the joy in each moment. Sometimes I need that reminder on Monday mornings! :) Here are a few links I enjoyed this week: Giving yourself permission to screw up may actually help you become more successful. Boost inspiration gave us a collection of useful free Photoshop files for … [Read more...]

A Lazy Weekend

My schedule has been completely packed for the last few months, but finally this weekend things slowed down a bit and I had a chance to enjoy some serious relaxation. My Sunday looked a bit like this: Great Book + Cozy Socks + Cute Mug + Tea A lazy weekend also meant I had some time for web browsing. Here are a few links I loved: Amy Cuddy shares how your body language shapes who you … [Read more...]

Afterglow and Web Wandering

Winter has barely begun and I'm already in need of some serious sun and relaxation! I don't think I'm cut out for these Chicago winters anymore. I finally downloaded the Afterglow app, and I love it! It gives so much more control over the filters and edits than other photo editing apps do. Elsie and Emma of A Beautiful Mess recently did an interview with the apps creator, Simon Filip. It's a … [Read more...]

A Little Link Love

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! I know I'm excited that we're already more than halfway through the work week. I told my husband that I think I might be more cut out for just 3 days of work every week - he gave me one of those nervous "please don't quit your job" laughs. I've been all over the place lately (usually this happens when I don't have enough to do at work and my mind has time … [Read more...]