A Mind is like a Parachute …

“A Mind is like a Parachute. It doesn’t work if it isn’t open.” ~ Frank Zappa In this social media world, we know more about each other than we ever have before. If you’re on Facebook or Twitter, you pretty much know your friends’ political affiliation, movie preferences and even what they eat for dinner, […]

Yummy Yarn Giveaway time!

I spent the weekend dyeing up these pretty, little skeins of Superwash Merino Yarn just in time to give them away! Here’s your chance to WIN FOUR of these little Beauties This yarn has been kettle dyed in a blend of Pink, Purple and Silver with some of the natural white left for contrast. They’re […]

Logic will get you from point A to B …

“Logic will get you from point A to B, Imagination will take you Everywhere!” ~ Albert Einstein We Americans live in a culture that glorifies textbook learning, don’t we? How many times did I argue with my kids’ school principals and counselors about their need for physical activity, music, art! But, unfortunately you can’t really […]

Don’t Limit Your Challenges …

“Don’t limit your challenges, challenge your limits!” ~Jerry Dunn One of the main reasons I share these inspirational quotes is that I also struggle with my demons, my inadequacies … the feeling of not being good enough, of not being ENOUGH! Do you know that feeling? Somehow, if you do more, give more, work more, […]

“I am always doing that which I cannot do …

“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it” ~Pablo Picasso Great plan, Mr. Picasso! Do you know people that never try anything new? Never do anything different? Probably because they are afraid of failure. How will it make me look if I screw this […]

Breathe. Let Go. And remind yourself ….

“Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. ” ~ Oprah Winfrey Simple to say, but so hard to do! Life always seems to boil down to staying in the moment, right? Pushing away all of the daily stresses and mindless crap we […]

Negativity can’t thrive ….

Negativity can’t thrive, if you don’t feed it! Is it just me or does it seem like negativity is everywhere these days?? Even some seemingly positive messages are really just passive-aggressive negativity posing as empowerment. What’s up with that?? (This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product […]

Time you enjoy wasting …..

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” ― Marthe Troly-Curtin Are you a bit of a workaholic? Do you have trouble relaxing when there is work to be done? Can you sit and read a book while there are dirty dishes in the sink? I’m not sure where this trait came from but this […]

Change the Way You Look at Things

“Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change” ~ Wayne W. Dyer Absolutely one of my favorite quotes from Wayne Dyer! Study after study has shown that happiness has not much to do with your circumstances and everything to do with your attitude! The old … is the glass […]

Some people want it to happen …

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen!” ~ Michael Jordan We hear it all the time, don’t we? Just do it… make it happen… you have the power … It’s a simple idea but not that easy to execute, is it? Especially, in this day and age […]

Creativity is ….

“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep” ~Scott Adams Have you ever created something that you thought was the cat’s meow only to find that it fell flat? Did your weirdest pieces suddenly take off? Funny how that works, huh? (This post contains affiliate links, which means that […]

Kites Rise Highest Against the Wind

Yes. And so do we! Adversity is what shapes and forms us, forces us to grow. While frustrations and hardship in life seem debilitating in the short term, they help up grow strong in the long run. There is no such thing as easy street as we all have to face things eventually. I don’t […]