My Current Happenings, Latest Hauls, New Specials!

Here is the beautiful thing about what I am SO VERY Excited about right now!!! It is about Tuesday, and while I have decided I am taking my time in posting Tutorials, and I’m not utilizing AboveRubies as my business, (it’s my hobby again YAY!), it is still something I’m excited to share my passions, life, crafts, and a lot more.  I simply LOVE you guys and I can’t just GO AWAY – but I also hope you understand my {Read More}

Easy DIY Paper Planner Clips

Planner Clips are SUPER Hot and Popular for all the #planneraddicts #plannernerds like myself and my sister out there! So we decided to make a few Paper Planner Clips using the Cricut Artistry Cartridge to make adorable, chic, and trendy paper clips! You can make your own classy, trendy clips with large paper clips from the office supply store, or my favorite place, Target, to then cutting out everything that makes your planner fun, custom and awesome! Be your own {Read More}

The Heart, The Mission, The Plan!

  First of all, I need to THANK YOU for all the love and support to AboveRubiesStudio since 2009! Thursday night with Tanner and Courtney was kinda huge for me!  I left a few “cats out of the bag” and really laid out how important decision making is in the success of blogs and business.  The crazy part of realizing this, is that I hadn’t made a complete decision on my business/hobby/family definitions to some degree myself.  My heart has {Read More}

A Little Story of Inspiration & Thanks!!!

Many of you who have followed for a long time – know me pretty well and how I operate and believe in asking in faith and believing even when you don’t know the how – just know your why with faith and somehow you’re blessed with the desires of your heart.  Now I don’t mean this as strange magic….I don’t mean this as wishful thinking – And actually I’m going to stop myself before I go too deep into {Read More}

Weekend House Flip, New Craft Space and I’m IN LOVE!

I’m IN LOVE!  That’s RIGHT – I SAID IT – I’m In LOVE!  (Ok, not really the way I want to be in love because I don’t really snuggle with it at night – BUTTTT… <3 😉 ) I am going to share a TON of stuff today and a video underneath it – so check it out! I’m In Love & Committed!!! I had to get on here TODAY and tell you I am truly COMMITTED in a long {Read More}

Live Event Kickoff Sunday Night 9:30pm Eastern

  Join me Sunday Night October 19, 2014 for the live kick off event – all new – commercial free format at You will need to sign in to chat with me so get set up your free account right now! You can find out upcoming event schedule by click the tab at the top menu or click HERE!   *Recorded versions of the LIVE events will ONLY be available exclusively to the members of ByMeganElizabeth (Business, Life, Success Events) {Read More}

Challenge Accepted!!! Can You Do It?

I am taking on this challenge that Deborah Mussack posted on Facebook today….she asked: Can you think of 100 positive things about your life? So here it goes! I am going to list just 100 of the most positive things in my life….They are going to be in random order and not by priority or obviousness I would guess – – – I would LOVE to see how many of you would accept this challenge – and I’m EXTRA excited {Read More}

All About Welcoming Gradyn Everet Murphy to the World!

***ALL ABOUT BABY – Personal, Pictures and Cuteness Overload – YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED*** HE IS FINALLY here!  And actually 1 week old TODAY!!! I’m so very excited to introduce: Gradyn (Grady) Everet Murphy on March 28, 2014 9:49pm 7lbs 10oz, 20 3/4″! It was a crazy long pregnancy with a lot of up and downs and scary moments, but God saw us all the way to two days past his due date without any troubles in labor at all! {Read More}

New DIY Jewelry, Winner Update & Facebook Page

Hey Everyone! Excited to check in with you today – and anxious to get back into flow and normal schedule once baby Gradyn is born too!  I actually have an update page started for him I’ll fill you in on at the end… there are other things I have to do first…. LIKE: 1) Brand New DIY Jewelry Video I WAS able to do a QUICK video with all new Base and Bling Close to My Heart goodies the other {Read More}

Baby Update and Brand New Close to My Heart 2014

Weekend is coming and lots and lots of awesome stuff happening, even though I’m technically on moderate bed rest this weekend….Here is a baby update! Thursday landed me in the hospital on monitors all day with contractions every 7 minutes, my blood pressure has been high and my iron is low.  So, contractions have finally stopped after some meds at the hospital, I’m on all kinds of home medications for the BP, Iron and Contractions….Lots of water and laptop at {Read More}