Girls Night Out. Girls Night Out.

Last night I stayed up much too late. I ate dinner in a quaint bistro with another grown-up. I bought cupcakes at a storefront that only sells cupcakes.  I went to a concert.  I got carded. It was  quite a night for my 30-something-Little-League-Mom self. My friend B and I went to Portland to see […]


Last Friday night I took my daughter to work with me. My day job is as a jill-of-all-trades Marketing Manager for a wellness center and they were putting on a spa/fitness event called World Beauty. I was the photographer. We decided to make a Girls Night out of it. We started off at the restaurant with […]

Studio Tour

Once upon a time I posted a photo of my studio in its cleanest state. Most of the time though, it looks a little more like this. Oh look, there’s a meditation pillow that’s been used for pillow fights more often than meditation (never.) And a water dish that my studio cat Ron Weasley refuses […]

She’s So Shy

I am SO shy. I am shy and socially awkward. In fact, it would be better for everyone if the only place I ever was, was where people are not. That said, The Pioneer Woman came to town today and I was not about to miss it. So I packed up myself and my crippling insecurity, […]


When I’m not painting, I’m either at my real job, or busy being a mom-chauffeur-housekeeper-cook. My kids don’t differentiate weekdays and weekends, rather – school days, mommy days and family days. Always working, always busy, always, always, always. Saturday was a rare day when we were all at home, all day. We decided to use the annual pass […]