I’m Sarah, a lifestyle blogger living in southern Wisconsin. My heart is happiest when I feel at home. I’m a mother, a wife, a planner and creator. I love turning spaces into places of comfort and elevating everyday experiences into something special.
I graduated with a Journalism degree from the University of Wisconsin and made a career out of planning events. After having my beautiful daughter Evelyn Louise, I quickly realized balancing work and motherhood is quite the challenge, but one that makes life so rich and rewarding. Motivated by my desire to give Evie a beautiful childhood, I strive for balance between work and home and make the best of the time I do have with my family.
I value family around the dinner table, rocking chairs on a porch, a childhood dresser refurbished for the next generation, a gathering around a bonfire with good food, drinks and stories, a family trip with lifetime memories, a photo that captures a magical moment… and at the end of the day home is where my heart is.
Why SUGAR MAPLE notes? It’s a nod to my home state. The sugar maple is Wisconsin’s state tree. I grew up with beautiful large maple trees in our yard. As kids, we would climb those trees, play in them, jump in piles of their leaves, swing from a rope swing and zip line to other trees. One year, we even took a family photo scattered among the branches in a large maple tree on the side of our childhood home. To me Sugar Maple notes represents home and family which is what my blog is all about.