Category Lessons In Loveliness

Lovely Thing ~ The Essential Tote Bag

Choosing the perfect tote bag can be as difficult as choosing a new handbag or wallet. Sure, you have 87 free cloth totes from volunteering at that service event, making a purchase at a beauty counter, or spending $50 shopping anywhere. But when it comes to actually toting around a laptop, work files, or essentials […]

Lovely Lesson ~ How A Single Word Can Change The Way You Look In The Mirror

Recently, I picked up my daughter from after-care at her elementary school. As a mom of a new kindergartner, I asked the typical “How was your day?” and “What did you learn?” questions. This particular afternoon, she told me, shoulders hunched, that a boy on the playground had called her “fat.” I gasped in horror! “Evelyn,” I said, kneeling down […]

Mum’s the Word!

Has a classic fall mum made it to your front porch yet? This yellow beauty sits on my neighbor’s door step, welcoming guests and the new season.  I do wonder how spring annuals know the calendar has turned to September. On what had to be the hottest day of the year, Mike and I plucked […]

Fall Sneak Peek

Friday marks the first day of autumn. Take a peek inside our book for some ideas about celebrating the season! Lessons in Loveliness ~ Learning to Live a Lovely Life By N. Schultz and A. Woodward   Still want to order your copy? Email with your order, or purchase from our Facebook Shop. If you […]

Lessons in Loveliness ~ Learning to Live a Lovely Life

Our book is finally here! In a world full of chaos and bad news, we hope our book will illuminate the beauty, happiness, and light that exists all around us. We are so proud to put this beautiful little book into the world. A signed copy can be yours by sending your order to, […]

A Love Note from Alicia & Natalie

Hello Lovelies!  Thanks to all of you sweet, supportive souls who have already purchased our first book, Lessons in Loveliness ~ Learning to Live a Lovely Life. You mean more to us than you can imagine! It is now even easier to buy our book through the Lessons in Loveliness Facebook page. Click here for Facebook shop […]

Lovely thing ~ Snapshots

I was able to capture a few photos during the total solar eclipse event that I attended in Waterloo, Illinois on Monday. We had just over two minutes of totality, and my students and I stood in awe of the impressiveness of our God and our universe.  Here are a few of my favorite photos […]