• Creative Living,  Design,  Education,  Life

    Creative Living: Home

    Last week, I began a new series on the ways that I express creativity in daily life. I started out by talking about the joy of creating good food – not just in taste, but also quality, nutrition, and color. This week, I want to touch on another creative topic – home. To be honest, decorating my home in this current phase of life has been a challenge! When I got married and moved into my husband’s “bachelor” apartment back in the Fall of 2016, it was pretty much a blank slate. As I began to decorate, it didn’t take me long to realize that crafting a home is not something that can be done overnight. In…

  • Creative Living,  Education,  Food,  Life

    Creative Living: Food

    Over the next few weeks, I want to share with you three ways that I express creativity in daily life apart from art and design – food, home, & style. My goal in doing this is to motivate you – even those of you who say you’re “not creative” – to look for the little joys of creativity in your daily life and surroundings. If you know me well, you probably know about my love for good food. I don’t just mean good in taste (although that is a big part of it), but I also mean good in quality, nutrition, and color. Growing up, I was happy with a…

  • Design,  Life,  Travel

    Three Art-Inspiring Sights in Princeton, NJ

    This week, my husband was going on a business trip to Princeton, NJ, so I took advantage of the travel opportunity and went along! If you’ve ever been to Princeton, you might agree that the city itself is not so lovely. But tucked behind Route 1 lies three art-inspiring locations to explore.                     Princeton University Art Museum + Library One of the first days after we arrived, I set out early in the morning to explore the campus of Princeton University. The architecture and academic bustle around campus made it feel as if I was back in Cambridge England, where we…