Joy in a Jar! | Mason Jar Salads

Here’s a sad truth.  Most days, as I am trying to crunch eight hours of work into a five hour day, a few things go to the wayside- like a semi-healthy lunch.  I have been know to go without lunch-or have cold coffee from the morning along with whatever candy or cookies I could forage […]

Behind the drawing Board | Getting (emotionally) ready for college

 I’m a the type of person that is pretty easy to read.  Pretty much because I leave a trail of emotional breadcrumbs all over my art boards and will pretty much spill out my heart to all who care to indulge me 😉 These days, I have been very mindful that in just 2 turns […]

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#joycreated in June | Celebrating Dads

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Let’s celebrate all the RAD DADS!

June is the month we celebrate those awesome Dads in our lives- and while they come in so many different packages- business dudes, hunters, fisherman, sporty guys, couch potatoes, handymen.. one thing is true for all of them- they are RAD! We packed this month’s Create Crate full of goodies perfect for capturing the moments and stories of […]

AHOY! *FIRST MATE* is new for June BYOC!

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It’s a BERRY Good Time for a Summer Sale!

June is just a few days away- and that means Summer is in the air! It’s a perfect time to celebrate and get ready to document those summer memories with a BIG sale on all things sunny! So- the entire ForeverJoy Summer shop , including this weekend’s new release is on sale at 25% off today through Monday […]