• Blogging,  Creativity

    5 Simple Ways To Overcome Your Creative Slump

    Some days the creativity flows like Niagara Falls. Other days I wonder if I can even whip up a bit of inspiration from the thoughts rattling around in my brain. One thing I know for sure is that if I’m in a creative slump, I can fall back on any one of these 5 ideas for breaking through the fog and will soon be producing inspired work once again. Keep reading if you too need to break out of that fog. 1. Make a date to meet up with a friend that inspires you.  This doesn’t even need to be a friend that is creative in the same way  you…

  • Blogging

    Why I Blog… And Why I Don’t

    I used to blog…. and I loved it. It was the perfect way to connect with creative people that I may otherwise never meet. People that loved being creative, sharing family stories, faith, fun and pictures. I LOVE pictures. Posts without pictures are tough for me to get through. ha! (So enjoy a few pictures from the last few years as you read through this.) My little girl at the tulip fields a few a years ago.  But here’s the problem… I got caught up into the “you must do ‘this and that’ to be considered a successful blogger” lie. I focused too much on growing and networking as a badge…