Behind the Scenes

The Inspired Room book photoshoot day

Thank you all for being so supportive about my book announcement! I so appreciated all of your encouragement and enthusiasm--you are the best. This has been quite an adventure so far! At times I feel like I'm having an out of body experience, but I am … ** Read more **

7 Year Blogging Anniversary {And a Huge Announcement!}

What If I Fall - What If You Fly - Free Downloadable Print

A few weeks ago, this blog turned seven and I began my eighth year as a blogger. I’m sitting here in awe of how much has happened since that first day I plopped myself down at my computer and said hello to the unknown faces of the internet. Who could … ** Read more **

Fall

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The weather cooled down a bit this weekend and it rained. And just like that, I got in the mood for fall. I brought out books and almost sat by the fire! Carry on, sweet summer. See you soon, fall. … ** Read more **

{Out to See} Sylvia Beach Hotel

Newport Oregon The Inspired Room

My husband and I have a yearly tradition of escaping to the coast to Newport, Oregon. Actually, it was a yearly tradition years ago when our girls were small, but we skipped a bunch of years since our family had a beach house to call our own. But, l … ** Read more **

A Little Garden Update: In the Backyard

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Iplanted a little garden in a few whiskey barrels a couple of months ago. Since I promised to check back in and haven't for awhile, I thought I would give you a quick update.  I planted some strawberries for the first time in two of the barrels and I' … ** Read more **

A New Chapter: Our First House

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Happy Monday! I've been pestering my daughter Kylee (who you've seen on The Inspired Room with her cute illustrated recipes and her wedding) to share a little bit about her recent move into the townhouse she bought, and at long last she is finally her … ** Read more **

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