From the Ground up

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Welcome to the Table

Question: What do Turkey, Stuffing, Yams, Football, Pumpkin Pie, Mashed Potatoes, Parades, and good company all have in common? …Now that I’ve got your mouth-watering… Answer: THANKSGIVING!! As we move deeper into November, preparations for the start to the holiday season are in full swing. Between organizing the guest list, calling the caterers, watching the…

Reading Between the Lines.

Happy Autumn Creators! Now that the leaves are becoming crisp, the drink are becoming warm, and the days are becoming shorter, I thought I would take a break to remind each of you just how valued you are as you are. In a society narrowly focused on fitting into a specific mold, the idea of…

Halloween Made Easy.

Let me paint a picture for you… Place yourself in a warm living room on a Fall afternoon. The room is full of natural light and deep shades of burgundy. You have just finished a relaxing morning of baked oatmeal, cinnamon rolls, and sweet conversation while surrounded by the aroma of hazelnut roasted coffee. Anytime…

Artists Get Hungry Too.

I’ll be the first to admit that I am a sucker for the change of seasons. Not only is it nice to see a change of color while looking out my kitchen window, but I like most of you …You can say you don’t but then you’d just be lying to yourself, and to me……

Big Life, Big City.

A time ago I made a 4 month change in location from a small town in Indiana to our nation’s capital…. Washington D.C! whoa, right? I know.  Still in love with the creativity around us, I had decided to capture some of the beautiful art surrounding me each day as inspiration for later times. Let’s take…

Creation Starts From Within

Welcome both old and new friends! I think it’s about time we got personal…   How many hours of the day do you devote to doing things for yourself? How many hours of the day do you devote to doing things for others?   In a world where a 24 hour day is barely enough…

The top 8 about Kate

Let me start this post by congratulating you on selecting this blog to read. I hope it provides you with a little slice of happy to the start, break, or finish to your day. Just like everything in our culture; this blog naturally represents a specific “Brand” that will either attract or detract future addicted…