LIFE

6 ways to let your creativity out

I don’t know about you, but my job doesn’t really let me access my creative side. I love my job because it does require me to use my brain, just not creatively. Therefore I need to find other ways to let me get it out or I will explode. So without further adieu here are […]

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LIFE

3 things that I wish I knew before starting my blog

Wow! I cannot believe how fast time flies. I very clearly remember the day I decided to start my blog. If you want to read more about why I started my blog click here. As I write this it has been 3 years since I launched devan smiles. That is wild! Anywho, here are 3 […]

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LIFE, MINIMALISM

5 Ways to get organized

In all honestly I am constantly going from a clean and organized desk space to complete chaos in literally minutes. My partner actually just said to me this weekend ” you have to be the only person I know who can have a sparkling clean kitchen and I turn around and back again to an […]

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LIFE

Things you might not know when you get a puppy

I grew up with dogs. My family always had 2 dogs at the same time. So I am very familiar with dogs, but we never had a puppy. I would say that the dogs were always around a year, so kind of a puppy but also not. So when we got Brie, it was such […]

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LIFE

2021 Goals

Well here we are, a new year. I know 2020 was a shit show, I think that we can all agree on that. I know that everything is not going to be better because it is 2021, but things are looking up😊. So just like a lot of people, I set myself some goals for […]

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BOOK REVIEWS

MY TOP 5 READS OF 2020

So I posted a lot of book reviews on the blog this year. Especially near the end of the year. Like that is all I posted at one point. That was because I had a goal of reading 20 books for 2020. Now in reality that is not a lot of books (I feel). This […]

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LIFE

How to handle Halloween during a pandemic

We have reached spooky season! But we are also in a pandemic which has numbers going up again, at least where I live. Last year, my partner and I got possession of our house on November 1st, so we didn’t get to hand out candy to kids and before that we lived in a condo […]

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