The Space Between

Big changes are on the horizon for me and my family. In about 25 days we will be relocating from San Clemente, California to Minneapolis, Minnesota. It will be a an enormous, life-changing shift for us, but one that we are excited about. My husband received a job offer that for many, many reasons, was…

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Outstanding In The Field

Last year, my husband Greg and I had our first experience with Outstanding in the Field. I wrote all about it here. As you can see from that post, we absolutely loved it and decided to go again this year. The mission of OITF is to connect diners with the origins of their food and…

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Farm to Table ~ A Magnificent Feast

  My husband Greg and I have been married for almost 19 years. When you add it up, that’s a lot of birthdays, anniversaries, Valentine’s Days and Christmases. We’ve decided that the older we get, the less we need to buy each other gifts. We’d rather spend our money on experiencing things and making memories.…

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Planet of the Apps

I am having a love affair with Instagram. Unless you’ve been living on another planet for the last couple of years, I’m sure you’ve heard of it. It’s an online photo sharing and social networking service that you use with your camera phone. Instagram has been around for a few years and I’ve always used…

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Soulidarity

I couldn’t be more excited to introduce you all to something I’ve been working on for several months now. I’m calling it “Soulidarity” and it’s a self-discovery and art journaling workshop that I will be leading on July 13. This all came about last year when I was feeling the need to connect with other…

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It's May Day

  Remember that old saying about April showers bringing May flowers? Well as we begin this new month of May, I find myself thinking a lot about those May flowers. The first of May or “May Day” is not really celebrated very widely in the US. My husband and I lived in Germany for 3…

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Art and Blogging

In January it will have been 2 years since I started writing this blog. This 2 year mark has really got me thinking a great deal about the purpose and message I am putting forth here. To be perfectly honest, I only started a blog because every bit of marketing advice for artists seems to…

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There's Only One You

After picking up the kids from school yesterday afternoon, I walked into the house loaded down with groceries, lunch boxes and mail. The kids were immediately restless and asking for snacks and amidst the general chaos, something in the stack of mail caught my eye. It was the Free People catalog. Here’s the cover: For…

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