Behind The Scenes

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I love sharing my content, and I sincerely hope it makes a difference in your life whether it’s giving you encouragement to try something creative, a tool for better living that you’ve never heard of, or inspiration to make a few changes so you can begin moving towards the life of your dreams.

I feel incredibly honored and privileged to do this work, and I thank you for being part of my tribe!

As much as I love creating useful content for you, I also want to have a relationship with you. I want to get to know you & you to get to know me. I’m inviting you to a personal 1:1 conversation with me. You’re ALWAYS welcome to reply to my newsletters...I read and respond to every reply, and I love knowing what resonates with you.

It’s been a while since I’ve shared a “behind the scenes” Postcard with you. I love doing these periodically as a way for you to get to know me a better and see what I’m up to in my personal life.

I’m using my favorite journaling prompt that I learned from Ali Edwards years ago. You can find this prompt and others I love to use in this FREE download.  These prompts are a great starting point to document your life!

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the school year is winding down, and I’m fully experiencing the bittersweet feelings of having my oldest graduate from high school this week. I couldn’t be more excited for her as she sets out for college in the fall! I know she’s going to have a great time and grow so much.

BUT at the same time, I’m sad that she may never live in our house again. And I’m wondering what it will feel like with only two kids in the house. And the worry...I’ve always had a problem with worrying. I’ll definitely be implementing all of the self coaching tools I know to keep my worry and anxiety to a minimum. Wish me luck!



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I’m more than half way finished with #the100dayproject. I’m doing 100 days of embroidery stitches, and I’m loving it so far! While I am happy I’m learning more about embroidery, I’m being stretched (my word of the year) to become more comfortable with not having an exact plan for the stitching.

Usually a blank canvas is very intimidating to me because I’m afraid I might mess it up. This project has helped me lean into that. Adding new stitches every day changes the look of the piece as I go, so it still comes up from time to time, but I’m not nearly as intimidated as I once was.

It’s also showing me that I CAN show up for myself for an extended period of time. In the past, I’ve held onto the story that I don’t finish things I start, so this has helped me change that story to something more positive. I’m so grateful for that! I know it’s going to serve me well for a long time.

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I’m making list after list as I prepare for our family vacation NEXT WEEK.

I LOVE traveling, and I’m excited to share our experiences on social media. We’re heading to Europe, so I know there will be lots of food, sights, and flowers to photograph. Make sure you’re following me on Instagram (insert link to insta) where I’ll be sharing mostly in stories.

Are you traveling this summer?  

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I’m OBSESSED with The Handmaid’s Tale! My husband and I can’t wait for Wednesday evening each week. I don’t know why because it brings me so much angst, but I keep showing up. LOL! The show is often intense, but it’s so well done! If you don’t watch, I highly recommend it.

Do you watch? Tell me your prediction for what’s next!

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I’m leaning into what feels FUN for me in my business, and that means things are shifting a bit. I couldn’t be more excited about the new things I’m planning and doing! I think you’re going to love them, too!

I’m temporarily discontinuing my offers and working solely on building my community. I believe we’re better together, and I want to surround myself with and support women who also believe in the magic that happens when women support and love on one another.

My message and content will focus on creativity, making, and personal growth.

You see, this is who I am. I am a maker, AND I love all things self help and personal growth. I love working on bettering myself and creating an AWESOME life.

I want to share my experiences in making with you. I want to share my experiences in growing, changing, and becoming the woman I’m meant to be. I want to share my favorite resources and tools for creativity, living with intention, and creating a life you LOVE.

We all want to live the best, most fulfilling life possible, and I believe we can...together. That’s where my Facebook group comes in. And it’s got a new name!

It’s now called Making {YOU}. It’s a space for women makers and creatives that gives you permission to believe in what's possible and the inspiration to go create it, all with a side of personal growth.

I’ve got some special content planned for the group, so hop on over and JOIN US! And bring a friend! The more the merrier! It’s gonna be FUN!

No matter whether we connect via this blog, on Instagram, or on Facebook, I am so, SO GLAD to have you in my tribe. Thank you!

Be sure to share this email with a girlfriend you think would love to get some inspiration, encouragement, and tools for better living. I’d love to meet her.

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Let's build community!

When you gather a group of women together, magic happens. I believe we are better together. Head over to my FREE Facebook group, Making {YOU}, where there’s tons of inspiration, support, tips & tricks for creating a life that feels more bold and fulfilling and where you can begin to plan the legacy you want to create.