Let me tell you a little bit about myself. Pull up a chair, a snack and stay a while.
This is how excited I am that you are here! I know it kind of looks scary, but really it’s a good thing.
Hi, I’m Emily. I am an Idaho girl at heart (still live there to this day with my wild and silly husband). I love to read, shop, craft and try my hand at DIY. I am not a professional by any means, I just want to share with you my good ideas, tips and mistakes. I hope you have fun stopping by.
Why did I start this blog you ask. After graduating from college and working for a couple of years, I needed to find an outlet for my creative juices and a way to learn new things. Not only is it an outlet, it is motivation. It helps me to get my projects done, share my ideas and connect with friends.
Let me tell you a little bit more about me. I’m a Mormon. You can find out more about what I believe here. I graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho with a degree in Healthcare Administration. I guess you could say I’m opinionated (or at least that is what my husband says). I’m not sure that I really am that opinionated. I love having fun and spending time with my husband. We love to watch sports together and play. We especially like to frisbee golf. It is super fun plus gets us out and moving.
Read a little bit more about me here on this feature by Terry’s Blinds.
- Boxes, Containers
- Date Nights
- Taking something old & neat to transform it to something amazing
- Holidays (most all of them!!! I like to celebrate)
- reading blogs
- swimming in the ocean
- Project Runway, Once Upon a Time, Psych, The Next Great Baker, Downton Abbey
- Italian Food
- Emerald Green (has been long before it was the color of 2013)
- While You Were Sleeping, Pride & Prejudice, Sabrina (with Audrey Hepburn), Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Anne of Green Gables, and soo many more
- Disc Golf
You can read more personal details by clicking here.
I hope you will take some time to look around The Benson Street. I try to only share ideas that are easy, fun and will help you out. Follow along and let’s be friends.
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Updated June 7, 2018
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