Monthly Archives

November 2015


How do you make time?

November 22, 2015

I’ve been struggling with this theme a lot lately. I work full-time in retail and do a little bit of freelance on the side. This adds up to 40+ hours a week, with minimal down-time. I’m tired at the end of my day and don’t want to exercise or go out- I just want to sleep and watch mindless television. Which I hate! I don’t like that person who does nothing. I used to love going out with friends and staying away from my TV. Not only that but how do I have time to color in my adult coloring book, write my first novel, create youtube videos every week, while still maintaining a social life? There just isn’t enough time.

So, how do you balance it?

I don’t know the answer- I’d like someone to tell me. All I know is that I have to put the ones I love at the front of the line. And plan, plan, plan. Side note: I hate planning. But, I have to admit that some good things do come out of it.

2015-11-14 20.14.36

Processed with VSCOcam with a6 preset

2015-11-20 15.56.15

Like spending time with these guys.


Houston Lifestyle

My Fake Christmas Tree Died.

November 15, 2015

I’m not sure what this post is about, except maybe to update on my life. I’ve been working like a workin’ woman. Two jobs! Still working in retail, and now have branched into the freelance social media world. I hope that this continues to grow because I really do miss it. I feel like opportunities are coming my way and that is a good thing.

I’ve been in a better mood lately. Like giggles and smiles for days. Savoring it. I wrote a blog post about how I was not doing well but I haven’t published it. We’ll save that for a rainy day. I like to keep things positive unless I feel like it’s helpful to not be. Does that make sense? Yes? Okay.

I am ready for winter. Bring on the cold! It’s felt lovely this past weekend and I want to enjoy it more. All the time. Come on, Christmas! I am struggling with budgeting for Christmas presents. I know that’s not what it’s all about, but I really enjoy buying things for people. It’s a fun challenge for me, and I hope to do well again this year. But I really do want to buy all the things.

I went up to my parent’s attic a few days ago to dig out my christmas tree and christmas decor. Strangely I found that my white, fake christmas tree was partly golden brown. Like it had been nicely toasted on one side. I called my mom and she, I kid you not, laughed for thirty minutes about how my christmas tree had died. I find a lot of metaphors in my life and I’m hoping that the dead christmas tree isn’t one for my coming Christmas spirit.

So. There’s an update on life.


Why am I obsessed with Greeting Cards?

November 9, 2015

I have a problem.

I have started collecting greeting cards… but cannot seem to bear the idea of parting with them.

The whole point is to share them with people you love… to send a message that you’re thinking about them… but all I want to do is hoard them. But, can you blame me?


I want to frame them and put them on my wall. Seriously in love with every print. Can I be a curator of greeting cards? I think I’ve found my passion in life.

And if you’re curious about the ones I DID buy… I may have done a haul video… which you can watch here.

/ 1. / 2. / 3. / 4. / 5. / 6. / 7. / 8. / 9. / 10. / 11. / 12.