Designing a Home with Heart

~Simply Intentional May~

Simply Intentional Products
~Simply Intentional Lifestyle~ I love products that are intentional in that they have more than one function, are thoughtful, and are beautiful. C...

~Simply Intentional April~

~Simply Intentional April~
As spring begins to bloom in our gardens, it is inevitable that weeds will soon follow and that even the most beautiful plants may need to be thinned and managed so that the they can thrive.  

Simply Intentional March

Simply Intentional March
Simply Intentional Lifestyle "Better do a little well, than a great deal badly." Socrates A simply intentional lifestyle means focusing on doing ...

Simply Intentional February

Simply Intentional February

Many of you have been curious as to what "simply intentional" means and looks like, so this year in my monthly newsletter/blog post I will be sharing three segments each month. The first will include tips on what a simply intentional lifestyle might look like, the second is how to curate simply intentional products into your decor, gift ideas, and such, and the third will cover some little insights into our tiny business and how we are being simply intentional with our brand. Our desire is to help you be simply intentional and to encourage you along the way. So, welcome and I hope you will reach out to us.

~Simply Intentional~

~Simply Intentional~
  Simply Intentional~    This is the tagline that kept popping up in my mind when I first started Just Beyond the Cottonwoods at the end of 2017. A...

Truth, Beauty, Goodness

Truth, Beauty, Goodness
In a world that feels like it has been shaken and tossed about with trials at every turn, I can't think of a better time to focus on truth, beauty,...

Spring ~ Needed Now More Than Ever

Spring ~ Needed Now More Than Ever
Every winter I long for spring. I look forward to the green grass pushing through, birds chirping and fluttering about, bluer skies, warmer temps, ...

Time for Change

hand embroidery
Some exciting changes are coming to Just Beyond the Cottonwoods!

Gather In

Gather In
As Summer blends into Autumn, the arrival of a new season can easily stir within anticipation of what the next moments in life will bring into our lives.  This autumn, I hope to focus on the gathering in of certain things that will help me keep focus on what is important.

To Do Lists ~ For the Glory of God

To Do Lists ~ For the Glory of God
I've gotten "to do" lists wrong.  I've become a slave to my lists and let them burden me deeply.  I've started them on Monday and listed them out ...

Stitch Bar Time

Stitch Bar Time
My sweet nine year old (our youngest, who will turn double digits next month) wrote this precious note. I traced his hand -left because he’s ...

More Than a Market Bag

More Than a Market Bag
Hello~  Spring is a time of anticipation and wonder.  God's glorious creation reminds us daily that seasonality has its ups and downs.  It's pretty...