I know, I didn’t really give you guys a heads up on this one… Surprise! Welcome to L. Rose, my new little home on the web dedicated to all things beautiful, messy, fun and real. Not much has changed (really) besides the URL, name and branding of the site along with a few odds and ends here and there. You’ll still find all of the things that bring me joy including my love for home decor, beauty, style, food and family. I guess you could say it was time for me to just put on my big girl pants and move forward. But first, let me explain.
I’m not really one to do a book review. If we’re being totally honest, I didn’t read a single book in all of 2016. But I’ve made the commitment to read more books in the coming year and that starts with 52 Lists for Happiness. I came across this book recently and was immediately drawn in upon reading the foreword in which author Moorea Seal speaks so beautifully about pushing happiness to the top of the list.
Happy New Year! 2017, how did that happen? Guys I really can’t believe that 2016 has already come and gone. I know for many it was a pretty rough year but for me it was nothing but magic — all of which revolved around the birth of my son. And now he’s almost a year old! WHAT? So not ready for that. But I will say, it felt really good to relax and take a step back during the holidays. I spent a ton of quality time with those I love and even got away for a few days with my boys. And in the midst of all the celebration and holiday festivity, I also made some time to think about the year ahead.