Our Top 10 Ways To Beat Those Winter Blues

Our Top 10 Ways To Beat Those Winter Blues

After having a few weeks of warm weather, we woke up this morning to some very unexpected COLD, GLOOMY weather. Ever since then, I have been feeling kind of down, and unable to shake these WINTER BLUES. Up until today, I had high hopes that this cold weather was behind us, and have been excitedly looking forward to Spring. But today really knocked the wind right out of my sails. 

It comes as no surprise that most people feel down or depressed during the winter months, and it is actually a very common problem that affects a large number of people. It is called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). If you think about it, most people are stuck indoors during the winter months trying to stay hidden from the wintery, gloomy, overcast weather outdoors. And we all know that when we are trapped indoors for long periods of time, we aren’t able to get much needed fresh air, sunlight, and social interaction. All of which are essential to a happy, healthy lifestyle.

Well, if you are like us….trying to fight the winter blues, we have a few solutions to help brighten your moon, and get you back on track! Here are some of our top tips for a better, and maybe even enjoyable winter for you and your entire family!Continue reading

Five Things You Should Know About This Picture “Comfort Food”

Five Things You Should Know About This Picture “Comfort Food”

1. We have had a LONG, PRODUCTIVE, BUSY, BLESSED WEEK! And we NEEDED some COMFORT FOOD! So, meatloaf, mashed potatoes, and fresh corn was a much needed home cooked meal on our menu for tonight!

2. We have completed 4 DIY projects (we will be posting them soon) for our site. We have also built and are almost finished with 5 custom orders for clients. We Spring cleaned our home from TOP to BOTTOM (better late than never since Spring is only a few days from ending). And we just finished booking orders through the middle of August! WHEW! And not to mention, we have been running around trying to keep up after our 4 little ones. As I sit here typing this, MY FEET ARE THROBBING! Continue reading

Cleaning And Organizing The Shop

Cleaning And Organizing The Shop

While our current projects were drying this afternoon, we did some MUCH NEEDED CLEANING AND ORGANIZING in our shop! (We had SAWDUST FOR DAYS from all of the building that we have been doing lately!) We do this periodically because having an organized work space allows our business to operate much more SMOOTHLY and EFFICIENTLY.  Plus, we always seem to find better ways to organize our materials each time we do it.

Today, we added some peg board in order to make our most frequently used tools more EASILY ACCESSIBLE for us. We also put up some small SHELVING for our nails, screws, and glue. These new additions will help our workdays go by much more smoothly, which in turn makes us HAPPY! It is often the little things in life that can make such a HUGE DIFFERENCE!