May 08, 2020
Lots of people have asked me how I’m finding inspiration while the world seems to have stopped around us. The planet seems to be on lockdown as we all stay indoors to protect ourselves from one another. Mother Nature still shines bright outside our windows as we pause from our routines of polluting her. For the first time in 30 years in India, the Himalayas are visible from the city. All the animals in all the zoos are getting a rest from being a constant s ...
May 01, 2020
There is a light in each and every one of us, we just need to trust our true selves enough to let it shine through—and as this entire world is cloaking in darkness, it’s very important to let our lights shine bright. I think I can help with some.
Hello. I’m Missy. I teach yoga. I love yoga. I believe yoga can heal so many small things, and I believe it’s the small things in life that make the biggest difference. ...
April 30, 2020 1 Comment
Love and Birthdays in the time of COVID-19, thoughts from a single working mom
April 29, 2020
Hi there, Blogfolie! Olivia again, with a bunch of ideas for passing the time with your little ones while you are on your extended Spring Break ;)
I have a four-year-old daughter and a 22-month-old son who are different as can be, and keeping them both happy & busy is nothing short of exhausting. If it weren’t against all the rule ...
April 20, 2020 1 Comment
Let’s talk about love in the time of Corona. It’s different—but not impossible—to keep the romance alive while housebound. Date nights are pretty much limited to your home once the kids are asleep, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be special and beautiful. The key is just to be intentional—put away the phones, get dressed up (or at least leave the holey sweatpants in the drawer for tonight), and be present with one another.
March 29, 2020
Cinnamon coffee cake—made from things in your pantry!
While we're all staying inside, it's the perfect time to slow down and do the things we enjoy, but don't always have time for, like baking. This cinnamon coffee cake is perfect for breakfast, paired with your favorite coffee or a warm cup of tea. The best part about ...
March 26, 2020 1 Comment
Hi there, Joyfolie friendies! My name is Olivia, and I’m the textile designer at Joyfolie. I’ve been with the company for about five years now, full time at first, and now part-time as I’m home with my babies most days, or, I should say, every day now that we’re doing this social distancing thing.
March 26, 2020 2 Comments
Q: When did you start wearing makeup and why do you wear it?
A: Well, I started wearing makeup on a daily basis this year. I love makeup it's so fun and creative!
Q: What is your favorite makeup product?
A: My favorite product is l ...
March 17, 2020 13 Comments
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