welcome to the nest

We are so glad you decided to fly by for a visit.  My name is Sam and I am the creative director for Today's Nest.  I live in Dallas with my two boys, two cats, and one spoiled greyhound.  Our workshop and most of our team is in Dallas, too.


I created Today's Nest as a resource for anyone wanting to get the most out of this modern life.  Although I work as a designer and photographer, my interests include fitness , finance, baking, gardeningart , and so much more.  You'll find articles here from budgeting with cash envelopes   (yes, the envelope template is included) to how to make the perfect cup of coffee.

want to know more about Today's Nest?

Be sure to check out a few of our series like Know Your Food, Lola Cooks, or Color Story... and don't miss the 

Treat of the Week posts.  You are sure to find at least one (or a dozen) things there that you want to make or eat.
You will also find us engaged around the web so be sure to connect with us.

We'll try to keep you informed and at least a little entertained.  Oh!... and for the most fun hour on twitter each month join in our #NestChat each 3rd Wednesday at 8p EST / 7p CST.

want to know more about Sam?

Be sure to read my about page and check out this post of little known Sam facts. You can see some of my photography here on the blog and even more through my flickr photostream


what's with the bird?

That cute little birdie is Lola.  She is our mascot and the inspiration for just about everything we do around here.

She's a modern homemaker who tackles domestic duties while raising a happy family.  It's not easy, but if anyone can do it, she can.  Be sure to check out her bio on our about page, too.

wondering where to go next?

If you have a DIY spirit, be sure to check out some of our favorite DIY posts. You'll also find some easy (seldom more than straight lines) sewing posts.  We publish a post nearly every weekday.  To be sure you don't miss a thing, subscribe by email.  Our email subscribers enjoy exclusive content and contests. 

Today's Nest is my home... and your home, too.  So take a load off.  Grab a cup of coffee or tea and have a look around.  We'd love to hear from you, so let us know what you think or just drop us a line to say 'hi'.