The year was 2009. I was a stay-at-home mom to an adorable, kissable, cuter than cute bouncing baby boy, and Etsy was in its heyday. Far far away, on the IU campus, three young women started something big – the Bloomington Handmade Market. No one can really tell me who or where the idea first … More here’s to 10 (more) years!
I move in a week. Although I’m excited, I’m losing my big tub. It’s my last weekend to relax luxuriously. I’ll be making time to relax in a luxurious bath, light some candles, drink tea, and watch Netflix. Ah the perfect evening… Of course I turned to Pinterest to get a few ideas. item item … More Pinterest Picks-Weekly Round-up
Mother’s Day is almost here. It’s a time to celebrate those special women in our lives who have shaped us. And what says, “I love you” better than taking the time to create something special for her. As always I turned to Pinterest to get some ideas! Say what you need to say… This is … More Pinterest Picks-Weekly Round-up
I’m slightly obsessed with self-care right now. Maybe it’s the feelings of renewal that accompanies springtime. Taking the time to relax, reflect, and renew is absolutely essential. I’ve focused on that very idea for this week’s Pinterest Picks. And if you missed it, I just wrote “Self-Care in Bloomington” in last week’s Love Living Local … More Pinterest Picks-Weekly Round-up
Being neighbors with The Green Nursery, we have a lot of little visitors. Bloomington might have the cutest babies on the planet. It inspired my post this week. I just keep thinking about the cute nursery possibilities. (I have no children so I still live in the fantasy world that nurseries could actually look like … More Pinterest Picks-Weekly Round-up
It’s the season of love. I’ll be celebrating all the loves of my life on this day, family, my dog, and close friends. The world needs a little love so why not? I’ve picked a few cute ideas for all types of Valentine’s Day dates. Follow us on Pinterest for more ideas! Also don’t forget … More Pinterest Picks-Weekly Round-up
It is sooooo cold outside. My brain feels frozen. All I can think about is getting warm. Hot beverages, warm blankets, a fireplace. This week’s pinterest round-up is all about getting warm. Follow us on Pinterest for more ideas! A nice toasty beverage in your favorite mug with a warm bowl of soup. Warm up with … More Pinterest Picks-Weekly Round-up
Holidays usually mean opening your house to friends and family for evenings of celebration and warmth. I love spending time with the people whom I am closest. I chose a few holiday-inspired Pinterest Picks this week with regards to the traditional holiday party. Follow us on Pinterest for more ideas! Everyone needs a good drink… … More Pinterest Picks-Weekly Round-up
I love the warmth of winter. Sitting around a fireplace, glowing candles, Christmas lights, hot cocoa, flannel pajamas. Seeing downtown Bloomington light up inspired this week’s edition. Here are my five “Winter Warmth” pinterest picks. Follow us on Pinterest for more ideas!
Boy, that holiday season sure knows how to sneak up on you, eh? It all begins with the Bloomington Handmade Market – every year. And this year was no different. This year BHM had a stellar cast of characters! Reviews from shoppers tell us, our best yet. Which is just delightful to hear. It was … More Tales from a Shopkeep