advice, creativity, growth, Living creatively, Uncategorized

Active Life Choices Are The Key To Making Changes In Your Life

by Richard Furleigh Conversations with different important people in my life combined with my own recent frustrations with not feeling like I’m creating as much as I want have led me to a deep reaffirmation of the following: anything you want to do has to start with an active choice. When I say an active… Continue reading Active Life Choices Are The Key To Making Changes In Your Life

Budget, DIY, Living creatively

The Magic of the Thrift Store Pt. 2: Housewares

~Kristen Furleigh Thrifting part dos! Richard and I have been able to furnish our rental primarily with finds from the thrift stores around town. It takes time and you have to be patient. You have to be willing to go without for a little bit when what you are searching for isn’t readily available. The… Continue reading The Magic of the Thrift Store Pt. 2: Housewares

life, Living creatively, travel

Travel: Making it Happen

Travel: Making it Happen ~ Kristen Furleigh Travel can almost always seem to be an ever elusive endeavor. Often it feels like it is never the “right” time; is there a “right” time? I came across this quote recently, "There's never a convenient time to travel in your life. When you're young you have the… Continue reading Travel: Making it Happen

Budget, life, Living creatively

Your morning coffee says more than you think

by Richard Furleigh Think back to one of the last purchases you made, what were some of the reasons behind it? Was it a trendy piece of clothing that you got because it looked good, groceries you needed to stock up on, coffee at one of the many roastery options out there because you needed… Continue reading Your morning coffee says more than you think

adventures, life, penguins, Reception, Steampunk

Crafting Steampunk – aka – we’ve hit 1st gear

Hello Pengminions! Craftyhands Richard with you today to share some recent developments in two exciting worlds. Kristen and I's, and creating our handmade steampunk bonanza! Life has been blazing by at what feels like a blistering speed here in Houston as we've adopted a fairly routine schedule of working three days a week and trying… Continue reading Crafting Steampunk – aka – we’ve hit 1st gear