September 18, 2017

Intentions for the Week

Looking to get your head in the game? Tracy from Shutterbean makes a weekly TO DO LIST called her Intentions for the Week. Here's what this week looks like:

Monday has arrived. Hello!

This weekend we:

  • spent time with Casey’s sister who was visiting from Idaho
  • went out for pizza
  • walked around San Anselmo + Marin Country Mart
  • went to a parent’s dinner for school
  • fixed things around the house
  • organized my junk drawer
  • spent Sunday morning gardening & straightening up house
  • spent Sunday afternoon in baseball mode
  • had a nice family dinner


This coming week is kinda scattered. I have a bunch of things to catch up on. Some new things to work on and I am taking my niece (with my Mom!) to college. We’re road tripping down to UCSC. Should be fun!

Intentions for the Week:

  • type up recipe
  • clean out fridge
  • work on new recipes for Shutterbean
  • catch up on letter writing (more on @thehandwritingclub)
  • make kombucha
  • make thai basil beef with rice
  • put together box for my niece
  • go to Target with niece
  • take niece to college!
  • dance or yoga
  • figure out volunteer work
  • see Joy when she’s in town (yay!)
  • contact landscaper (know any good ones in Marin??)
  • shoot/edit/upload for One Potato
  • return to Staples
  • oil change
  • bank visit
  • call chiro
  • research: research bleacher seats, a new pop-socket

Last Week’s Intentions

  • write thank you notes/send out letters
  • yoga and or dance class- GET MOVING
  • get out in nature. hike if I can. (I did a ton of gardening)
  • have a date with my calendar
  • work on handwriting book
  • drop off library books
  • plan a date with my husband (we had one over the weekend)
  • get guest bedroom ready
  • book chiropractor (yet again, I put it off)
  • go to bank (didn’t work with my schedule)
  • edit photos/invoice
  • prep for One Potato shoot
  • catch up on social media
  • follow up with dentist
  • meal prep (see here!)
  • play around with my new yonanas machine (THANK YOU SALLY!!!!)
  • make kombucha
  • finalize Cooper’s birthday plans (we keep waffling back & forth)
  • research bleacher seats (forgot to!)
  • keep my desk clean
  • clean out car (washed it too!)
  • make some cookies this week (made a bunch of banana + mango soft serve instead)
  • eat healthier (planning on doing Whole30 at the end of the month) I TRIED.

Mantra for the Week:

I love lists // shutterbean

What about you?

What are you up to this week?

Leave some of your intentions for the week!

September 17, 2017

My Everyday Life: Week 37

Here’s what this past year looked like- My Everyday Life Week 37

A moment of calm.

My Everyday Life: Week 37 on Shutterbean.com

Meal prep this week!

My Everyday Life: Week 37 on Shutterbean.com

I went for a walk and found this….

My Everyday Life: Week 37 on Shutterbean.com

One of my dreams is to have a water feature. One day!

My Everyday Life: Week 37 on Shutterbean.com

Saw this while we’re at a baseball game.

My Everyday Life: Week 37 on Shutterbean.com

Ella! ASLEEP ON COOPER’S BED!!!! (he was at school)

My Everyday Life: Week 37 on Shutterbean.com

Our living room in progress.

My Everyday Life: Week 37 on Shutterbean.com

Taco night!

My Everyday Life: Week 37 on Shutterbean.com

Working at a cafe.

My Everyday Life: Week 37 on Shutterbean.com


September 15, 2017


 I LOVE LISTS // a collection of links from the 'net on Shutterbean.com

  1. My friend Gaby has so many good meal plans.
  2. My friend Victoria has a shiny new website. So pretty!!
  3. Google image search: 1950’s housewife
  4. I am a sucker for baklava
  5. I’m curious what will become of Blue Bottle now…
  6. If you think everyone else has more friends, you’re not alone.
  7. The way these close… pleases me greatly.
  8. I want to live in these illustrated places. 
  9. To add color to your life.
  10. Another thing to take pictures of while you’re in SF.
  11. Are you friends with your parents?
  12. Now I want to make a diorama.
  13. This would be pretty for Thanksgiving.
  14. Will self-driving cars turn us into a bunch of drunks?
  15. Firework photo goals
  16. All of the items I favorited on Etsy.
  17. Facts about LaCroix!
  19. How to take charge of your healthcare as an adult. I’m still figuring this out…
  20. What a trip! People discover their museum doppelgangers. 
  21. The Most Influential TV Chefs ranked.
  22. Massive murals are popping up around Detroit.
  23. Items you insist on hoarding even though they’re garbage.
  24. Weekend plans: take an everyday object watercolor class
  25. Also, how many pancakes should we eat this weekend?

have a great weekend!