Did anyone else wonder where that phrase came from?! Well wonder no longer because thanks to our friends at Quora we now know! "[The phrase] comes from The Hostess With The Mostes' On The Ball, a song in Act I of the 1950 Broadway musical Call Me Madam, originally sung on stage by [character] Sally Adams, a rich … Continue reading Hostess with the Mostess
As a child I watched my mom read "Our Daily Bread" every morning. I would come down for breakfast and there she was. Spending her time with the Lord. Praying for her children. Being still before God. To this day she still sits in her same chair in the corner of our living room with … Continue reading Connecting with God as a Creative
This past summer I took up a new hobby - hand lettering and modern calligraphy. I'm mostly self taught and have greatly enjoyed practicing - especially with my monogram & rap lyrics. (I'm not sure why but writing rap lyrics in calligraphy really cracks me up). One of my friends bravely allowed me to address her … Continue reading Hand Lettering – Chicago IL
While the grief is tough to carry, I wear it like a badge of honor. For it means I loved you and you loved me, too.
"There's a balance of grief and healing, of joy and brokenness, and you have to move through both to make your rough edges smooth again. You have to wade through the thick waters to heal your broken pieces, and it will happen - gradually, steadily, sometimes with setbacks, but you'll slowly mend." - Lexi Behrndt … Continue reading Journaling through Grief
I've said it once I'll say it again - I seriously have the cutest nephew in the whole world. Not only is he cute he is smart, strong and looks just like his beautiful mama. At the beginning of August I was able to spend the day watching Bub. Obviously, when Aunt 'Naina brings her … Continue reading Summer under the Walnut Trees
Last Sunday I spent the afternoon with a friend crafting and being. I forgot how much comfort and peace that being artistic brings. I was lucky enough that my friend had a box of canvases just waiting to be painted and lettered. I was trying so hard to figure out what I should write and … Continue reading Remember Whose You Are
I love when clients either become friends or are your old friends! Magan and I have known each other since 2007. It was a pleasure for me to take both her engagement and wedding photos and for her to contact me again for this special anniversary session. Magan & Cody have been married for a … Continue reading Magan & Cody [anniversary session]