Bold Turquoise

Jun 12 2015

On Filling Up in Order to Cultivate the Lovely in Your Life

Over the past few months I have been reading and ruminating over Sally Clarkson’s Own Your Life.  In her book she so very clearly points out that if we expect to pour lovely things out of ourselves then we must fill up on lovely things first. Now, I don’t want this to be confused with our cultural notion… Read more…

Jan 3 2014

Recap & Links from Today’s Google+ Live Hangout!

Thank you to everyone who came and interacted on the Google+ Hangout today! There were some technical glitches and interruptions, but overall I hope it has lots of good info to help you guys get started on your challenge! If you missed the Hangout you can view it here or hop over to my YouTube… Read more…

Jul 18 2013

Oily Sisters- they go above and beyond!

All my new lovely ladies, lined up in row!   You may all remember that before I took a little break from blogging this last couple of months I had begun a new journey into the world of therapeutic grade essential oils with Young Living.  Over the months they really have become a staple in… Read more…

Apr 26 2013

Five Minute Friday- Friend

Approximately 2 years ago I began to feel the weight of most of my friendships heading in different directions. As many of the mothers I had befriended in my oldest son’s baby and toddler years also entered the stage when our kiddos were entering kindergarten, there was a very apparent shift in how and when… Read more…

Apr 23 2013

An Avenger’s Party for my Studly 7-year-old!

It may not have been very Pinterest-worthy, but for Roman’s 7th birthday we held our first semi-large-scale gathering at our little farm- exactly a year after we moved to the property!     The Bold Husband and I were a little nervous. Our old house had been so small that we had yet to host… Read more…

Feb 12 2013

Confession- I’m scared of talking on the phone

While in many areas of my life I feel like I was simply born in the wrong era (our family harkens back to days of old in regards to many ways of living) it is when I am confronted with a telephone that I am convinced that I was meant to live in the advanced-information… Read more…

Jan 18 2013

Five Minute Friday- Cherished

And, go! I read a Jim Elliot quote years ago that said something along the lines of this, “Some things are meant to be cherished, not sacrificed.” As we returned to homeschool co-op a little over a week ago I was so nervous for the extra work and effort that I would have to exert… Read more…

Sep 14 2012

The Seventh Week of Emmerson

To my readers- yes, there will be a lot of Emme posts all of the sudden! I'm trying to get caught up! Sorry!   It was a pretty low key week Missy Moo! We didn't leave the house really at all but since Daddy has been off it has been nice to spend time together… Read more…