Calendars & Planners to Keep You Organized in 2016

Paper Source in Oak Park, IL. This awesome company has it's roots in the Windy City and is my go to for not only beautiful paper, but office supplies and fun gifts as well.

Every January, I have a ritual where I scour all of my favorite stationery stores and Etsy shops for two things: the perfect planner and a new calendar for above my desk. January is about fresh starts and for me, someone who loves making lists, there is something so satisfying about filling in the pages of a fresh new planner. Continue reading

Christmas Loot: What Santa Brought Me This Year

What a wonderful Christmas it’s been! In the gifts department, I was completely spoiled on all fronts. A few of my favorite things from under the tree:

What Santa Brought Me//List Maker Picture Taker
1. Paris Ornament from Paper Source // 2.David’s Tea Gold Dipped Nordic Mug // 3.Hoosier Mama Book of Pie cookbook // 4. David’s Tea of the Month Collection // 5. Anker Portable Bluetooth Speaker

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Sunday Loves & Links | Vol. 8

Pugcentric // List Maker Picture Taker // Eric Jimenez Art
Your pug of the day! Another piece from mine and Eric’s #Pugcentric series.

Happy Holidays!
//Christmas Carol hotline: call this number 24/7 and a very real person will sing you a holiday song.
//Winning Christmas: the worlds biggest letter to Santa delivers a powerful message.
//Yes. ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ IS that creepy.
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/If Cormac McCarthy wrote Home Alone (this is epic).  Continue reading

30 Before Thirty

30 Before Thirty//List Maker Picture TakerOne benefit of having a birthday that coincides with the ending of one year and the start of another is the opportunity it presents for self-reflection. Resolutions are woven into the fabric of the season’s traditions, and I’m by no means immune.  Last year, I made the list below of things I want to do before my thirtieth birthday and I set to work crossing them off one by one.  Continue reading