February: Currently…

February.  The shortest month but one packed full nonetheless.  From work to crafting to work to holidays (did I mention work?) it’s been busy but so good…




Anticipating: the March Partner Pal exchange!

Baking: Maple Dijon Potatoes and Green Beans… YUM!.

Changing: back to a vegetarian diet.

Drinking: good ole H2O.

Embracing: busy, productive yet fun weekends planned for March.

Finishing: Week 8 of Project Life.

Grateful: for friends that can read my mind.

Happy: to be digging into my second draft of the novel.

Ignoring: the voice of doubt.

Juggling: work, writing, crafting, blogging, sleeping.

Knitting: a striped baby blanket (still!)

Listening: The Lumineers.

Making: the most of the motivation I can muster, even if it’s not much.

Noticing: the overflowing stock of supplies for various incomplete projects.

Obsessing: over clearance fabric on Etsy.

Proud: to be blogging as much as I have.

Quitting: stress… yup, it’s a 12 Step Program.

Ready: to make huge strides on my house project list.

Sacrificing: things that hold me back.

Thinking: about my baby nephew and anticipating his debut in June.

Using: washi tape like it’s going out of style.

Visualizing: my dream studio with my favorite creative partner.

Watching: The Following.

X-ing: something… ANYTHING… off the list before Friday!!!

Yearning: to be closer to everyone I love.

Zooming: through the backstreets on the way to work, trying to avoid tolls.

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January: Currently…

January is positively flying by… I can’t believe we are already into the fourth week.  I still can’t seem to write “2013” and the Christmas lights are still on.  On top of that I’m…



Anticipating: the final round of feedback on my novel’s first draft.

Baking: funfetti cupcakes with cotton candy icing with Sharayah.

Changing: outlets and switches from bisque to white.

Drinking: Robinson’s Orange Barley Water.

Embracing: my morning stretching routine.

Finishing: the third week of Project Life.

Grateful: for cooler weather.

Happy: to spend a weekend surrounded by family.

Ignoring: would be roadblocks.

Juggling: a million-and-one ideas.

Knitting: a striped baby blanket and piles upon piles of washcloths.

Listening: Mumford & Sons and Gungor.

Marveling: at the me that God wants me to be.

Noticing: huge flocks of birds escaping the North for the winter.

Obsessing: over the details of a fun secret project.

Proud: that I’ve kept up with my January habits.

Quitting: the comparison game.

Ready: to add new habits in February.

Sacrificing: nothing.

Thinking: about friends near and far.

Using: mulling spices in my mom’s potpourri burner.

Visualizing: ways to streamline housekeeping.

Watching: Bones, Castle, Revenge, Once Upon a Time, New Girl and Modern Family.

X-ing: “new bedding for the guest room” off the list.

Yearning: to revisit the Thanksgiving feast.

Zooming: through The Me I Want to Be by Jon Ortburg.



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