3 Inspiring Tiny Houses Under $65k

3 Inspiring Tiny Houses Under $65k

“How much house do I really need to be happy and enjoy the most freedom in my life?” This is the question that Tiny Mountain Houses asks on its home page right after all those distractingly gorgeous pictures of their designs. How Much House? After living in our...
3 KILLER READS (books to make your life better)

3 KILLER READS (books to make your life better)

  Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear There’s too much I can say about Liz Gilbert… you’ve probably read her book Eat, Pray, Love. But this is a huge departure from that. This is straight-up a book of inspiration. I checked it out from the...
Practical Ways to Regain Your “Joie de Vivre”

Practical Ways to Regain Your “Joie de Vivre”

You know that feeling a killer song gives you the first time you’ve heard it? Or driving through the summer night with the windows down? Or taking a tipsy midnight stroll with someone that you know, but haven’t really gotten to know, and learning so much about them?...

So You Want to Be a Freelance Writer?

  Let me preface this by saying that there are a million ways to get you to the point of being a freelance writer. What follows is my personal perspective supplemented by the influencers who have been a huge help to my writing career. What works for me might not...
Easy 4-Ingredient Summer Salad

Easy 4-Ingredient Summer Salad

This salad takes maybe 10 minutes to prep and it’s absolutely delicious. I love it so much I’ve definitely made it weekly for the past month or so. Not only can you eat it straight up, it’s killer with pita bread, fresh French bread or cooked into a panini. I...
50 ways to kick a shitty mood

50 ways to kick a shitty mood

This started from a conversation I had with my little siblings-in-law. We were talking about being in a bad mood and how to fix it. Even the happiest of people are susceptible, right? Anyways, kiddos always seem to have the greatest straight-up wisdom. Here’s what I...
INSPIRE ME // a millennial gypsy: Sarah Loven

INSPIRE ME // a millennial gypsy: Sarah Loven

Have you ever felt the urge to drop everything and hit the open road? Well, we’re kicking off detail*bliss’ very first post in the “Inspire Me” series with a fascinating woman and her husband who did just that. Her internet presence is infused with creativity,...
Make it easy.

Make it easy.

There’s an information overload out there. Just go on Pinterest and search “blogging.” A million resources will pop up, all with varying degrees of helpfulness. (Hi, I’m overwhelmed now and back to square one.) A huge part of the reason I cooled off on this blog was...