Our DIY Wedding Ceremony & The Art of Being Present

Our DIY Wedding Ceremony via thinkingcloset.com. Snapshots, music playlist, DIY wedding tips, and the art of being present. Great read for all brides-to-be!

Do you hear those wedding bells chime?  Here’s the next installment in Our DIY Wedding series. To start at the beginning, click here. As Mark and I near our 5th wedding anniversary (coming this July!), I thought it was high time I picked back up with Our DIY Wedding series.  We’re so close to the grand finale, after all!  To recap: We planned the wedding without Pinterest! We sent messages in bottles to our wedding party. We found a wedding {read more…}

The Friday Five: Elevator Joy Bomb

Ice Cream Print

Yippee ki yi yay,  it’s fabulous Friday! Today’s gifs are also a movie recommendation (my sneaky way of adding a 6th piece of inspiration to The Friday Five).  So, on our last date night, Mark took me to see Joss Whedon’s adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing.  Now, don’t let the original text of ole Willy Shakespeare intimidate you or the fact that it was filmed in black-and-white.  It is hilarious to a side-splitting degree, and {read more…}

10 Songs to Inspire a Happy Dance & Silhouette Winner

10 Songs To Inspire A Happy Dance

Wow, folks.  We topped 557 entries with this Silhouette Portrait Giveaway, which I consider a raging success.  It delights me to know that so many people got to join in on the giveaway goodness. My favorite part, though, had to be reading your comments and learning what you would choose to have playing in the background of your happy dance if you won a Silhouette.  I’ve had my head bopping to your song suggestions all {read more…}

An Indie Christmas: Free Mix & Printable

An Indie Christmas Mix by The Thinking Closet

Needing a new Christmas mix to get you through these last few days until Christmas?  How about some last-minute Christmas gifts?  I’ve got you covered.  Just check out this post that I shared yesterday on my sister’s blog. I sort of take pride in my mix-making abilities.  As a wee lass, I used to craft mix tapes from songs on the radio, and later, when things got high-tech, I even burned mixes on CDs.  I {read more…}

10 Heartwarming Videos – Kids Edition

10 Heartwarming Videos - Kids Edition - by The Thinking Closet

If there’s ever a month for heart-warming, it’s December. So, to kick things off, I thought I’d compile a list of some of my favorite YouTube videos that are guaranteed to make you smile.  After all, they involve kids. The soul is healed by being with children. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky These videos will restore your faith in humanity and your hope in the next generation…if you ever lost it. 1.  PS 22 Chorus “Viva La {read more…}