When the going gets tough… the smart take a break?

Regular readers may have noticed that while I was on vacation and for a week after coming home, I took a little break from the blog. Usually I post multiple times a week, but for the past 16 days it has been radio silence, other than some social media posts. I’d like to tell you it was so I could fully engage with my family while on vacation and that I needed a bit of time to get settled into life when we got back, which is partially true, but the truth is 2016 kicked my ass, and I wasn’t quite ready to take on 2017. I’ve read a lot of articles and posts like this over the past few… Read More

Our Holiday Cards with Minted

As a traditionalist, I love holiday cards. There is something so nostalgic about mailing a greeting card. Smiling faces and holiday cheer have been flooding my mailbox for a few weeks now, and true to form I was a little behind schedule on ordering our holiday greeting card. Minted to the rescue! Our christmas cards were rush delivered to us today, just in time to give me a few days to snail mail them before we go on vacation for the holiday. We couldn’t be happier with them. As, a graphic designer, I’m pretty picky about invites and cards. This is actually the first year I haven’t taken on designing and printing them myself. Needless to say, my controlling self was a little… Read More