• 5 simple words for isolation Survival

    So how are we handling things at our house? Honestly, with these 5 simple words: This is the phrase I keep repeating (mostly in my head), when I need a deep breath. One day at a time. This time in our lives is tricky, and so up and down, back and forth. In our house we are all taking turns havin... View Post
  • Our new “normal”

    Whoa. How’s everyone doing out there? Here in upstate NY, we have been self-quarantined for over a week. It’s been one day at a time at our house.  A little touch and go at times. Week one looked like this: Some homeschooling (kind of) mixed with basketball, puzzling, watching old Survivor episo... View Post
  • Help kiddos connect during quarantine

    Ok, here we are, at the end of week one of quarantine. How is everyone doing? I have to admit, that I am struggling a little bit.  It's not being stuck at home that's the hard part. I actually love being home, my cozy place. I feel like I get out plenty each day because I have 3 dogs that need wa... View Post
  • Keep calm — and keep the kids productive!

    This is kind of nuts right? But at least we are all in this together.   As a mom of three I am trying not to panic about what these next three weeks will look like with the kids out of school. I guess this is where we found out if we are cut out for home schooling! To make my own life a little ea... View Post
  • One proud mama

    We just wrapped up ski racing season! With my middle son active on our local race team, to have it be over feels like a huge relief. Not just because I'm a Nervous Nellie and would have a heart attack every time he was at the start gate, then go whizzing by me at an incredible rate— but also bec... View Post
  • Calling all pet owners!!!

    Attention all animal lovers, pet owners, and pet sitters! This post is for you. I am elated to announce the launch of one of my most anticipated (and requested products), the Pet Sitter Checklist.  With this list you can give the sitter a detailed breakdown of all the things while you are away (... View Post
  • February "break" recap

     We just finished up with our winter break here in upstate New York. The boys had a week off— even though it feels like they JUST went back to school after Christmas break. And now spring break is less than 6 weeks away.  Do they even go to school?? 😉 Since daddy had to travel for work we made it... View Post
  • Ain't nobody got time for that

    Have you ever noticed how much you are affected by other people’s energy?I remember back in my college waitressing days how easily I was brought down by negativity. There were certain personalities that really sucked the energy out of me- and next thing i knew i was feeling down and negative to... 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.