• 8 simple ways to get involved in National Kindness month

    Last weekend we had two friends from our quarantine pod over to help make winter care packages for the homeless. Here in our hometown, Syracuse, NY,  we have a very large homeless population. We also have long, brutal winters, so more than ever I need my kids to understand how crucial it is t... View Post
  • My return to wellness...

    I wanted to share with you what I have been doing for my own wellness for the last six months or so. After years of weird health issues, to say I was frustrated and exhausted would be a massive understatement. I started working with a nutritionist last summer and with her guidance I began the pro... View Post
  • A pandemic friendly holiday outing

      Anyone else going a little stir crazy? I think we need to prep for a long winter, indoors, and distanced from people. But we will get through this! In the meantime, Sully and I came up with a fun idea for families to try out this holiday season. While walking our dogs one night recently, we wer... View Post
  • Give kids the gift of gratitude this holiday season 🎁

    We have a brand new gift box that we think you’re gonna love to give... It’s our Gratitude Activities gift box!  This curated collection of products makes it super easy to give more thoughtfully this year and helps teach kids gratitude through action. Here is a little sneak peek at the gift box..... View Post
  • 8 fun facts about Annie

    8 fun facts about myself... that you may not already know 😉1. I studied abroad in England in 1997 and it truly changed the trajectory of my life. I also met my future husband soon after i returned home to the states- and we bonded over the fact that he had just gotten home from studying in Englan... View Post
  • My self-care routine for the holiday season

    For the past month or so I have been waking up a little earlier to give myself time to write in my gratitude journal. I know this sounds corny and cliché, but there's a reason we keep hearing more and more about gratitude journaling! From Oprah and Goop, the news stands, on blog posts and podcast... View Post
  • Deep thoughts with Annie

    So I have been walking a ton lately.  Yeah yeah, I have mentioned this once or twice before ;) But it's truly my only time since February that I can be alone with my thoughts. I find I get some of my best work done as I stroll the neighborhood!  It's so easy. I just take constant voice memos and ... View Post
  • Two pieces of advice...

    While I didn't intend to be away from the blog for over a month, apparently I needed to focus on other things. Since my last post, we moved back from Maine and got the boys settled back in school (well sort of- they are doing the hybrid version with three days at home, two days at school per week... View Post

A note from Annie

In writing this blog, I wanted to provide a space where you can to get to know me a little better, and share with you where my designs come from. Each one has their own story to go with it.  I LOVE what I do, and I truly hope you can feel that love coming through each of my products.