Walk or drive down a tree lined street with the leaves ablaze with autumn magic Eat really ripe fruit and let the juices run down your arm Listen to the chirps and steady piercing hums of the crickets and cicadas in the evening Watch a no-words-are-adequate-to-fully-describe sunset on the lake Have a creative retreat with … Continue reading 33 Ways to Have a Vibrant Day
sometimes I'm too lost in my own thoughts to be fully awake to it, sometimes I'm too self-conscious to fully participate in it, sometimes my unrealistic expectations prevent me from fully adapting to it, sometimes I'm too deeply & desperately clutching to a sense of control to fully let myself go in the presence of … Continue reading Love is…mindfulness & dancing in the back seat
Day 18: Today I made some lip balm. It's fun and simple to make, trust me. So much, that you won't want to buy it from a store again! I've made lip balm before, but thought I'd spice it up this time (ohhh witty). Here is a simple recipe from this awesome book if you're … Continue reading Honey Orange Spice Lip Balm
I discovered Keri Smith randomly by just searching for books on creativity on amazon a year or so ago. Her book "How to Be an Explorer of the World" showed up and I was instantly intrigued by her work. She is a artist/writer/illustrator turned Guerilla Artist. She looks at ordinary every day life experiences and … Continue reading How to Be an Explorer of the World – Inspiration from Keri Smith
I love nostalgia. I am a fan of irony as well. I'm not usually a fan of board games, but there was a game that I never had when I was young (and thankfully so, because it could be quite detrimental to a young girl's self-esteem as well as being highly gender stereotyped and heteronormative. … Continue reading Try This: Play Girl Talk
jones soda revival potted plants in the living room floral tops and skirts sitting on cafe patios beside the creek, drinking coffee and basking in the sun (yum, sunburns) visits from a beautiful friend, on her way to a sunny destination and then back to BC calls from Japan (miss you loads, Dash <3) handmade … Continue reading Love List: ‘oh-hi-it-finally-feels-like-spring-outside’ Edition!
I was a very imaginative kid. I didn't watch a lot of t.v. and thankfully, my childhood was lived before the emergence of the internet. I loved to read, I devoured books, I lived in my mind a lot I think (I still do sometimes, to this day). I used to look forward to the … Continue reading Try this: Forts