What is the challenge? well you don’t buy anything and you don’t have to join, it’s simply something I am doing to challenge myself, but would love some company if you would like to challenge yourself as well 🙂 With the holidays and so many things going on sometimes it’s hard to keep emotions at bay, I am off to a good start and feeling … Continue reading My 30 day Mind, Body & Soul Challenge
Each day is a new day, Right? we have the opportunity to make it better then it was yesterday, we have the opportunity to not let the bad crap bleed into the next day…. I feel like that’s all I have been doing, is trying to let crap go and move on, explore this wonderful life we have. I feel as though I am barely … Continue reading The struggle is real
I have poured so much of my heart and soul into this blog, it has been a way for me to put my words out there, to help me move along in this life, to be able to show others that life can be grand after tragedy…. This is my ongoing Journey of my life, you see I am not any other person, I am … Continue reading Thinking Out Loud
I try my best when I write to have it come alive, I want you to see and feel the words on the page. You know when I first started writing they were bedtime letters to Brianna, I would post them before I went to bed, I couldn’t believe the response I got from them. I would get messages from people saying they couldn’t wait … Continue reading Through my Eyes
It’s 10 days into the New Year, I’m still trying to figure out what to write. It seems as though I start each New Year with a positive goal, my heart is open, my wounds still remain, but I make a choice to make the most of it. I do have some reflections of 2016 even though it was a pretty bad year, I have … Continue reading A New Year-How have I made it this far?
I remember the first year without my sweet Brianna. The Sixteenth of every month I would count down the days and hours without her, the first Halloween without her, the first Thanksgiving, the first Christmas. I would buy her Christmas gifts, set her place at the table, my heart was shattered. It wasn’t bad enough that she was dead, and then counting the days and … Continue reading Don’t Listen to what they say….
I have always been a crafty gal 🙂 I started scrapbooking 24 yrs. ago and 10 yrs. ago started my own business doing scrapbook pages, cards etc. About 8 yrs. ago I fell in love with the Wedding industry, re-launched my business and name, The Papery Willow and focused on hand-made custom wedding invitations. I worked a full time job and focused on growing my … Continue reading I lost my Creativity