Author: melissa

Green Juice for glowing skin

Green Juice for glowing skin

I’ve been drinking this green juice daily for years. It’s a simple, inexpensive thing to add to your day that will give your skin that “glow from within” look. I stumbled upon the benefits of green juice when trying out the Sirtfood Diet years ago. This green juice is packed […]

Family Dinner

Family Dinner

How we do regular family dinners w/ our adult children It can be tough to gather regularly as a family as our children become adults and lead their own lives. For Troy and I, our kids are quite literally our favorite people to hang out with. They are interesting and […]

What to Pack for a Resort Vacation

What to Pack for a Resort Vacation

When our kids were growing up (and for as long as I can remember) our summer vacations consisted of family beach vacations. You know the kind- you get a house at the beach and you schlep the kids and all of the beach equipment, through the sand and you lay […]

A Scandinavian Living Room

A Scandinavian Living Room

Our Scandinavian inspired living room in Colorado Our mountain home has an open floor plan and is filled with natural light. Scandinavian living room design focuses on warmth and light due to the long, cold, dark winters in Scandinavia. Simplicity, natural fabrics and bringing the outdoors inside are some of […]

Small Living Room Makeover

Small Living Room Makeover

How I renovated and styled a small living room Can we normalize small houses again? I love seeing renovations and getting ideas for making our own home a nicer place to spend time in. Our surroundings matter SO much to our overall quality of life and I’m always looking for […]

Melissa, What HAPPENED?

Melissa, What HAPPENED?

2023 was tough. I’m sure the time will come when I can share more about some of the things that befell us in that year, but for now I figured I just needed to start somewhere and the rest will follow. You may have noticed that my blog looks super […]