New School Year, New Projects

Even though I no longer have students actually living in my house, my kids’ lives are still dictated by the school calendar. My daughter embarked on her final year of her master’s degree program last week. My middle child had his first day of school on Monday–this time as the teacher! And my youngest gets […]

A New ‘Do!

  You know that feeling after you get a new hairdo? ¬†You feel light and cute and ready to conquer the world. That’s how I feel unveiling my fresh, bright, streamlined new website today! I owe a huge THANK YOU to my web designer, Adam Mureiko. Adam is a talented 23-year-old who creates amazing art, […]

Visiting Creative Madness Mama’s Blog

Visiting Creative Madness Mama’s Blog

We are full into release month for Playing by Heart, so you know what that means! BLOG VISITS!!!! Most will have giveaways of the book, so be sure to pop over and read each post or interview and comment to enter to win. And tell your friends, too! TODAY: I’m over on Creative Madness Mama’s […]

When Life Saps Creativity

When Life Saps Creativity

It’s been a rough few months at our house. And honestly, I feel bad even saying that. We haven’t faced any truly life and death issues, and yet in so many areas my world has been upended. I still feel as if I am tumbling about, waiting to come to rest and see where, exactly […]

Getting Crafty

Getting Crafty

Through my college and early motherhood years, I indulged my need for a creative outlet in cross-stitch. I made throw pillows, gifts, framed samplers to hang on our walls. I even experimented on shirts and table linens. Eventually my joy in all things cross-stitched petered out. My children went to school and I fed my […]