How to make your own homemade holiday advent calendar (in under an hour!)

How to make your own homemade holiday advent calendar (in under an hour!)

One hour before it was time to leave town for Thanksgiving celebrations and you know what I was doing? No, not packing - too predictable! 😉 I was creating my first DIY advent calendar of course! When I get inspired to tackle a DIY, I tend to just jump in and figure the rest out [...]

Honey for the holiday soul + My top 5 farmhouse show & bazaar recommendations in the PNW

Honey for the holiday soul + My top 5 farmhouse show & bazaar recommendations in the PNW

The older I get the more I think the end of the year is becoming my favorite! Don't tell summer 😉 There are plenty of reasons to love it, but I think the best part is a universal shift in focus. Fun and joy become a priority. Our schedules fill up with gatherings and we [...]

The secret ingredient to meaningful party planning (it’s simpler than you think!)

The secret ingredient to meaningful party planning (it’s simpler than you think!)

We've had a whole lot of reasons to celebrate and parties to plan recently so I decided to round up my best tips for maximizing meaningfulness in your even planning! Because isn't that the whole point?! Thoughtfulness is THE secret ingredient that takes an event from "fun party" to sentimental moments and memories! A while [...]

How to cultivate a positive family culture (+ an easy & kid friendly 4th of July recipe!)

How to cultivate a positive family culture (+ an easy & kid friendly 4th of July recipe!)

I've been thinking a lot about the power we have as women to shape the future memories of our family. Now that I'm a mom, I look back on fond childhood memories with a whole new understanding that there was very likely a parent behind that memory - fostering an environment, creating an experience, and [...]