Merry Everything and Happy Always- 2020

Merry Everything and Happy Always- 2020 Happy holidays from Sweetly Lived Design to you! I can’t believe Christmas day is almost here again. This year sure felt like it was a million years long but on the other hand, wasn’t it March like yesterday? 🤷🏻‍♀️ This time of the year is definitely my husbands favorite!Continue reading “Merry Everything and Happy Always- 2020”

Finding my Joanna

Finding My Joanna I never thought of myself as a creative person. I can’t draw a stick figure to save my life. Whenever I’d take an art class my painting looked like blobs of mixed paint next to my friend’s masterpiece. I thought I’d try to be creative and take up pottery and most ofContinue reading “Finding my Joanna”

New Beginnings

Today was my last day as a teacher. I quit a job that felt comfortable, natural and what I believed to be my purpose in life. What caused this change? Why would I leave what brought me many years of smiles and happiness? In order to chase down a new dream. In order to balanceContinue reading “New Beginnings”

The Music Of My Life

I am not a musical genius or someone who even knows anything about music. I was never formally trained to sing and I’m pretty sure the last time I sang in public was during Halloween two years ago with my college roommates, singing karaoke after we had all shared a bottle or two of wine.Continue reading “The Music Of My Life”

Measuring Rice

Measuring Rice I come from a very complex and large Asian American family. If you have seen “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” my family is similar to that family. I wanted a way to document different aspects of my family and this blog is the perfect avenue for that. Enjoy this first of MANY familyContinue reading “Measuring Rice”