promises for 2012

“Cheers to a new year and for another chance for us to get it right!” | Oprah Below I have created a mash up of quotes and promises to keep and inspire me… Continue reading

Into the wild

“Trees are our best antiques” | Alexander Smith Sometimes you don’t need to go across the country or the world to have a retreat from everyday life! I have taken a week off… Continue reading

Home for the holidays

All photos above courtesy of my new iPhone ūüôā addicted already! I hope everyone had a fabulous christmas.

Let there be Light!

“Thousands of candles can be lit from a sing candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” | Guatama Siddharta-Founder of Buddism I decided… Continue reading

Seeing RED

“Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick-ass red lipstick.” | Gwyneth Paltrow I recently purchased a vibrant red wool coat from Old Navy ($35!) and… Continue reading

‘pick me up poetry’ for ‘one of those days’

“Don’t sweat the small stuff” | Richard Carlson Do you ever have one of those day’s where something small just puts you in a negative mood and you can’t seem to get out… Continue reading

words of wisdom for a post holiday pick me up.

I saw these on Pinterest and they changed my mood and how I felt about the day.  Sometimes a little inspiration can change my whole week!

Dumbarton Oaks

“Gardens are the result of a collaboration between art and nature.” | Penelope Hobhouse When the average person hear’s “Washington DC” ¬†places such as the Vietnam War Memorial, Washington Monument or the White… Continue reading

fast forward. DIY Holiday style.

“it takes half your life before you discover life is a do-it-yourself project.” | Napolean Hill Since it snowed on Halloween I have fast-forwarded into holiday mode. ¬†I have been trying to find… Continue reading

the art of biking

“Life is like riding a bicycle – in order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.” ¬†| Albert Einstein I recently stumbled upon this You Tube video of Daniel MacAskill¬†biking in an… Continue reading