being someONE vs someTHING

I had to stop what I was doing to get these thoughts down… As someone with a platform (aka my blog) to display my ramblings and musings, that has been happening a lot lately, these little nuggets of inspiration just sort of come and go. These days don’t be surprised to find me talking into […]

Sonora Handmade Weaving Workshop

Makers gonna make. Recently, I reached out to Jenny from Sonora Handmade, a local brand weaving up the cutest wall hangings in the Valley of the Sun.  She had a workshop coming up at the darling and SCRUMPTIOUS A Bakeshop in the Uptown area, and I wanted in on it. A Bakeshop has a special […]

Kitchen Inspo

Happy FriYAY loves! This weekend we are starting the foundation of our kitchen facelift… yayyyyy. I can’t wait to share before and afters of our space!  When we purchased our midcentury home a year and a half ago, it was a blank slate to do what we wished. The previous occupants had taken really great […]

The English Rose Tea Room

If you’re looking for a delightful and unique experience in the Valley of the Sun, let me introduce you to The English Rose Tea Room.  A little slice of England in Northern Phoenix. Established in 2002, the romantic and cheery atmosphere rivals the Ritz Hotel. Guests enjoy traditional tea time fare, and have a large […]

Anxiety and Appreciation

I found myself feeling like a pressure cooker on the inside…. ….just reaching the threshold of whistling out loud for all to hear.  We were running significantly behind schedule on an early Tuesday morning, I had been trying to tame a wild little creature for the better part of 2 hours since she decided to […]