The Busy Birds Website Launch + Fall Fest Pop-Up

After a jam-packed week, we are finally ready to launch The Busy Birds website!!  If you’ve been reading for a while now, you’ve seen me write about my illustrations and children’s book

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Dreamy Headboard DIY

What’s a better way to drift off to sleep than thinking of a place that brings you peaceful feelings?! We thought that making a headboard that embodies those good vibes would be the perfect way to

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Richardson’s Rock Ranch

A little over an hour’s drive north of Bend lies one of Central Oregon’s hidden gems: Richardson’s Rock Ranch. Richardson’s is a family-owned, working cattle ranch that doubles

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Internet Treasures: II

(via Soccerbrain) Hey guys! Have I got a treat for you! I spend a lot of time on the internet…too much? Maybe. But some good has come of it. For example, I now know how the blood thinning drug warfarin

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Modern Mirror Refresh

Sometimes obstacles instigate ideas you never would have thought of! This happened to us when we were planning how to cover up the breaker box in our bar cart nook. Our idea was to use this plain round

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Sahalie Falls

If you make it out to The Blue Pool, then be sure to make a stop at Sahalie Falls! It’s only 3 miles up the road. The falls are just steps away from where you can park so you can make it a quick

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How to Apply Removable Wallpaper

The statement wall idea was sparked when we were putting together our bar cart nook which is nestled in a corner across from the kitchen. We noticed if we used the wall that wraps around to the music nook

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Tamolitch Falls/Blue Pool Trail

Tamolitch Falls, aka The Blue Pool, resides along the McKenzie River. From Bend, it takes a little over an hour to get to. Once you park, there’s a beautiful 2 mile hike to get to the Blue Pool.

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Writing a Children’s Book: Update #1

Hello friends! Please excuse my week of silence here on the blog. I must say, creating a children’s book draft in 90 days is doable, but definitely time consuming. If you have no idea what I’m

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Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory “The Domes”

If you’re from Milwaukee, then you have most likely been to The Domes at least once! Somehow out of all my years of visiting, I was never introduced to this enchanting Midcentury Modern landmark.

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