Word of the Week: Periphery

Word: Periphery You Pronounce It: [puh-rif-uh-ree] Definition: noun, plural peripheries. 1. the external boundary of any surface or area. 2. the external surface of a body. 3. the edge or outskirts, as of a city or urban area. 4. the relatively minor, irrelevant, or superficial aspects of the subject in question: The preliminary research did not, of course, take me beyond … Continue reading Word of the Week: Periphery

Home Tour: 2016-18

Hello and welcome to Mrs. Lady Renaissance. I've decided to create a "home tour" category in order to make it easier for me to update any changes. My home has undergone a lot of changes (notice the old pictures), but with grad school and a limited budget, changes are done sporadically. I can't believe we've only … Continue reading Home Tour: 2016-18

Quote of the day: June 16, 2016

“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.” ~Wayne Dyer We are the catalyst of our own misery and the power behind our happiness. It is up to us to decide what we will feel because we have the power to shift our thoughts. If you don't like the situation, look … Continue reading Quote of the day: June 16, 2016

Home Decor: Plants in the Threshold

Hello and welcome to my blog. Today's post is about incorporating more plants to a dreary "threshold." I am trying to incorporate more plants throughout the house. In this case, in order to brighten my arrival and my departure into the world, I've decided to add plants to the entrance. I've mentioned before that the "threshold" … Continue reading Home Decor: Plants in the Threshold