April 4, 2015


Hello April and farewell to March.
Here's my first edition of "What I Learned" linking up with Emily at Chatting at the Sky!

1.  Fresh flowers = lovely.
If you need a little fresh pick-me up in your space.  Spend $5 on a bundle of fresh flowers or pick a bouquet from you know, nature.  (Outdoors/nature not my specialty so I choose Trader Joe's.)

2.  Downton Abbey is ending next year.

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And this is a pretty big deal.  Saying good-bye is like the Matthew Crawley of Downton.  I'm already thinking that hosting a tea is a proper way to bid farewell. Especially because I know a lot of Downton fans and Downton fans are ones that like to tea party.  

3.  I love rearranging and redecorating my house.  

Currently I'm enrolled in the Cozy Minimalist class hosted by the lovely Nester and 200+ other creative and sweet and encouraging new friends.

4.  Your Best Year 2015 and Powersheets.

Jan-Feb-Mar (three months) of goal setting with Your Best Year 2015 and Lara Casey #Powersheets are finished!  I'll share more on another day! But it's been fun and challenging to say the least!

5.  My sweet puppy Gus will turn one in April!
This was on our ride home from picking him up last year! And ever since then, I've learned that I'm the Beverly Goldberg of puppy moms.

6.  Fixer Upper.

Joanna Gaines | Magnolia Homes
I can't even. Every show leaves me wondering why we didn't find Joanna and Chip and make them our best friends when we lived in Texas. You know, the kind of friends that would come to Baton Rouge and ask us the question: "Are y'all ready to see your Fixer Upper?"

7.  This Saturday in March = one of my favs.
I love gathering people together.  And I love talking about Jesus and everyday life and how He makes our stories better.  

8.  Cupcakes and Marriage.
If there's ever a question of cupcakes...just say yes. Also being married means getting to take a bite out of each cupcake and pick out my favorite or two or three favorite flavors.

9.   I love routines.
Creating a little corner or space to store my Bible, books, journals, planner, Powersheets, pens, coffee and a splurge-worthy Anthro candle is a great way to ease into the day.  Did I mention I'm not a morning person?  Lately I've been keeping everything on the same little shelf in quick reach to spread out on the dining room table.

10.  Quieting your space is great therapy! 

Read all about quieting your room from the Nester, click here.  Putting the room back together is like one big creative tiny piece puzzle. All these ideas and Pinterest and DIY blogs.  And no construction skills or power tools.  Stay tuned. 


  1. Loved your list! Can't wait to see how you put your room together!

  2. Great post, Hannah! Yes, quieting & routines are so important. I'll have to inform my hubby about the cupcake rule. ;)

  3. You know, nature. 😂😂😂😂
    I love you Hannah Crain!


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