5 Things To Incorporate When You Feel Like Your Life Is Out Of Control.

Friends.  Greetings. I counted today. in the last three weeks I’ve physically left my home 3 times- no exaggerations.  I’m beyond grateful to have a job that I have the ability to work from home a couple days of week.  However, by far the largest benefit is if the weather is not fair to travel in, I don’t feel well, or the…

How I Try To Beat The Winter Blues

It is another cold day here in Kansas- we have had 4 different snow storms and it isn’t even technically winter for 11 more days.  Now here me when I say:  I love Christmas— but I wouldn’t mind like a California version of how they celebrate it- 80 degrees – no snow- no changes in…

Today I Cried Because I Couldn’t Go To A Thrift Store

So still in Kansas- still snowing. Which reminded me of the song: ‘Oh the weather outside is frightful But the fire is so delightful And since we’ve no place to go Let it snow let it snow let it snow.’ But- here’s the thing : Today – I did have somewhere to go! My favorite…

Life is happening FOR us – NOT to Us

The past two years I can undoubtedly say have been filled with some of the hardest moments of my life- and yet truly some of the most beautiful lessons have come out. Chronic Illness entered my lovely farm house in the form of a Lyme Disease diagnosis for myself and for my husband.  Most of our…

You Don’t Have to Be Great to Start…

.. but you do have to START in order to be great. Hello there folks, my name is Jess.  I’m a mom, wife, a thrifter, writer but terrible speller, and a hippie. There’s a whole lot you will learn about me- and hopefully from me.   From my failures about daily trying to find a balance-…