Movies that move you

A great movie is not just something you watch, but something you feel and experience.  This is different for every person. And I wanted to share my list. These are my top 6. Random number I know. And I'm sure if I sit here I can come up with 4 more to make it an [...]

Star Wars Themed Birthday Party

My nephew turned 6 years old this  year. Since he’s such a big boy now, he got to choose the theme for this year’s cake. He decided to go with Star Wars and picked a BB8 character cake. He saw it and was like “Yeah! That one! He’s my favorite character!” Needless to say the [...]

Our New Orleans Trip

WARNING: Long post ahead!  New Orleans was the first trip with my husband (at the time, my boyfriend). Both of us had never gone and we thought this would be a nice quick trip. I just wanted to share a bit of what we did. We were there a Tuesday - Thursday.  Our itinerary included [...]

4 Powerful Tips to Stay Positive

Are you having problems staying positive when things aren't going your way? Sometimes when I can't decide on what to do with my life (almost always), I start getting really negative. I've gotten depressed to the point where I just want to stay in bed and sleep all day. Which if you think about it, [...]

Bookshelf Transformation

I love bookshelves! I don’t know why. If I could fill all my walls with shelves, I would be in heaven! I still see "The Beauty and the Beast" and see that library and get jealous. Jealous! But we do the best with what we have. And I don’t even have that many books to [...]

Letter to my younger self

Dear little Bri, If you think life is hard now wait until you grow up. You have to constantly make decisions and stand behind them. Not to mention, having to find the career you're passionate about, bills, and taxes. Because the only things certain in life are Death and Taxes - but you already know that. [...]

Using Milk Crates for a Bookshelf

Have you carried your books from place to place, packing and unpacking, to the point where you're soooo tired that you can't even feel your legs anymore? And wait... you still have to carry that heavy bookshelf! When is this madness going to end?! Moving Made Easier I've practically moved every year for 3 years [...]

Easy Outdated Furniture Makeovers

Do you have an outdated piece of furniture that needs a little uplift? Maybe it's an old heirloom you don't want to get rid off, but it desperately needs help, a little umph.. Here, I'll show you how I turned outdated furniture into unique pieces for my home. There's more color now and it feels [...]

1st Blog. Ah!

My first post as a blogger. I'll keep it simple and to the point. My hopes as I begin this journey: My blog doesn't FAIL big time. I have patience and perseverence to deal with all the hard work I'm sure comes with a blog. I can promote creativity, reading, and a DO IT attitude! [...]