A little recap and reflection on 2017, and hopes for the New Year.
As I am sure you know, I have been on a mission this December to make the most of the season by taking part in every festive activity! Yet a friend recently said to me, “I wish I felt the same way about this season as you do,” and it got me thinking…
This one habit has changed my life. A few years ago while I was in the midst of a difficult season a wonderful and wise friend of mine gave me a sparkly notebook from J. Crew, but she gave with a string attached…
Every year Ryan and I sit down and make an epic December Bucket list full of holiday activities, parades, caroling, etc. But every year, without fail, January rolls around and we never made a dent in our list…So this year we made a pact to stick to our holiday bucket list at all costs!
I have been writing this blog post in my head for months now, so I am over the moon to finally be able to share it with you here. But before I get started, buckle up, because it’s going to be a long (and exciting!) update.
We’ve been talking about this subject a lot lately as we walk into our busy season because burnout is real and it’s sneaky! It seemingly creeps up out of nowhere and once it hits, you can’t deal. Here’s a few things I keep in my “creative toolbox” that I can lean on when I feel like I’m hitting my head against a wall.
Being a native (east coast) Floridian I have been through my fair share of hurricanes. Growing up hurricanes were F-U-N, they meant no school, board games by flashlight, and camping out with your friends. But as an adult they are less appealing as they once where.