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...
3 Reasons to Blog (Also, What’s the Point of Detail*Bliss?)

3 Reasons to Blog (Also, What’s the Point of Detail*Bliss?)

I’ve put a lot of thought into why I started DetailBliss.com. It’s (shockingly) a lot of invested time, 12am sleepless thoughts, and actually costing me money to own a domain plus hosting fees. So in the past few weeks as I’ve started posting weekly (and hopefully...
Anti-Winter Tropical Smoothie

Anti-Winter Tropical Smoothie

I don’t know about you guys, but winter never seems like a season that I can thrive in. I’m someone who basically lives in shorts and Oregon’s winter attire is not conducive to anything other than down jackets, scarves, and super-rugged Carhart...
4 Life Lessons from 2015

4 Life Lessons from 2015

Last year was a year of firsts. It started off with a winter-y cross-country move from New Hampshire to the middle of nowhere, Oregon. I helped build my tiny house. I got married. (That last one still shocks me, honestly.) 2015 has me feeling like I’m actually capable...
Hippie Vibes + Your Freelance Career

Hippie Vibes + Your Freelance Career

This is embarrassing to admit, but my college friends have always called me a hippie (thanks, Terrance). Not that I’m a barefoot, drop-acid-in-the-forest kind of person (though I have friends that are those type and they’re absolutely lovely folks). But despite this...
What Tools Will I Need as a Freelancer?

What Tools Will I Need as a Freelancer?

Instead of DIY and recipes, I’m heading into the lifestyle design side of the blog for the first time in this new series on freelancing. Here’s the backstory: when I was in college I was so looking forward to getting a corporate job so I’d have an excuse to wear those...