Eight months and excited!


Hey guys!! As I write this I am eight months pregnant with my second kid. This one is a boy and although it took some time for me to warm up to that fact I am beyond excited now! I'm excited for this little bundle of joy and sunshine to get out of my belly and join our family. So many adventures … [Read more...]

My dream wedding colors


I had a crappy wedding. It was pretty much on purpose as I had no money and my only care at the time was to wed my beloved. Nine years later now, every once in awhile, I dream about what my perfect wedding would look like. Today it involves sparkle, shine, glitter, sophistication and a touch of … [Read more...]

Two under two, here we come!


Anyone notice that large gap between my last post and the one before it? It wasn't because I was lazy, though I am. It wasn't because my life is boring, though it is. The reason for the long pause starts with a "P". PREGNANT! I am pregnant with Baby #2. We found out just before Thanksgiving … [Read more...]

How do I get a job creating paint colors?


I get a lot of spam comments on this blog and thus I find myself ignoring the real ones as well. I'm so sorry!! I've finally replied to all the ones that seemed legit, sorry it took so long! One of the recurring questions I've been getting is, "where can I buy these colors?" The simple answer is … [Read more...]

ColorSnap Studio


The new ColorSnap Studio from Sherwin-Williams, makes me want to paint something. Or at least go to the store and drool over all these pretty colors, in larger sizes!! You should join me, January 2016. … [Read more...]

Six moths old today


Madeline, my dear sweet baby girl. If only my heart could form words instead of my mind, this would come out more accurately and articulate. That is, if the words my heart could speak weren't above all those in existence, which they probably are. You, my miracle, fill the world with such light and … [Read more...]

Sea/travel inspired


The master bedroom in our house has had an identity crisis. I went through three different designs, painted the walls four different times. Finally we have a winner and I am quite pleased. I do believe it will stay as it for all of time now. I really love how it turned out. It feels right. And most … [Read more...]

Baby’s first hair cut

baby girl's first haircut | pink purple blue green | colorfulcravings.com

My sweet baby has been unusually fussy all week. But this afternoon she had a moment after eating and napping that she was her happy self again. Being the wise mother that I sometimes am, I decided to snatch the moment up and do something that was long overdo. My baby, a week away from being five … [Read more...]

Postpartum roller-coaster

color palette | blue | fat pregnant belly | colorfulcravings.com

How do I feel? What a loaded question. A question that I've been asked a million times since giving birth. I understand why people ask it; they care. They want to help, if there is a problem, if they can. They are in my presence and it's a good/common/acceptable conversation starter. It's a … [Read more...]

Sorry, not sorry

color palette | yellow, blue | colorfulcravings.com

Besides my last post, if anyone is following along you are probably sick to death of all the baby stuff. I would apologize but I wouldn't meant it. I've wanted to be a mother ever since I can remember. As a child I was obsessed with playing with dolls. I played with barbies into my teens. I started … [Read more...]