“May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please,
but as the opportunity to do what is right.”

-Peter Marshall


  • Corona life
    Life as I Know It

    Adjusting to the Corona Life

    I woke up early Sunday morning to make a quick trip to the grocery store ahead of the throngs of hoarders, panickers and just plain I don't carers, and somehow it felt a bit like suiting up for battle. In these days of the Corona Virus, careful thought and planning goes into executing the safest route, armoring up for the campaign, planning an escape route and hitting the extraction point for all clothing, shoes and masks used in the simplest of activities. 

  • faux flowers
    Inside & Out

    Five Tips for Displaying Faux Flowers

    So I have this confession. . . I'm a bit of a fake flower snob. As a general rule, I just don't like to display artificial blooms in my home, especially in tight quarters. That being said, I have made a few exceptions here and there because I have managed to locate some silk bushes that really do mimic real life. Here are a couple of my current favorite florals and a few tips for displaying faux flowers in your own home.

  • reusable face mask
    Craftiness

    Make a DIY Reusable Face Mask

    Okay all my fellow Corona shut-ins, I have been promising to post my reusable mask instructions here at Small Talk Mama and I'm finally taking a few moments to pass along the pattern.

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