Fashion, My Creative Projects

Superhero divas need a cape

Unless you're in the Incredibles of course 🙂 When my sister said it was superhero day for my Lil Niece (world, meet niece 1 of 3), it was way past halloween and she was just going to drop by the store and look for a cape the night before. Of course they don't have a pink… Continue reading Superhero divas need a cape

Relationships

Practical tips for a long-distance relationship

Here's some tips from my experience with LDR. This is how we survive the distance, things we probably wouldn't use or do if we lived closeby. Apps that go the distance: Couple - track anniversaries, draw artwork together even when apart, "thumb kiss" where both phones vibrate when your thumbs touch the same place on… Continue reading Practical tips for a long-distance relationship

Fashion, My Creative Projects

My Christmas tree guards the gifts

I don't need an Elf on a Shelf. My Christmas tree is my own gift guard, and she makes less of a mess. Meet Delilah. You can see her adventures (or misadventures) on my facebook and twitter under #DelilahTales.    Delilah's Christmas tree outfit didn't just happen. Last year I had a test case (that turned… Continue reading My Christmas tree guards the gifts

Faith

How to Break Up with your Church

  I have been on the giving and receiving end of a "church break-up." I would even say I've probably been a part of the cause of a "church break-up." I don't have all the answers, but I do have some good and not-so-good experiences to pull from.   This isn't going to cover if/when… Continue reading How to Break Up with your Church

for the Creatives, for the Writers, Showcasing other Creatives

Lessons from a 6-Year-Old Blogger

That's right, there's a 6-year-old in the blogosphere. Check out ghostinthecloset.wordpress.com for the kid's writing. I read every single post. And there's alot you can learn from a 6-year-old. It's okay to have an incentive...this kid is in it for a Kindle. Keep it simple, short and snappy...it doesn't have to be long and eloquent to… Continue reading Lessons from a 6-Year-Old Blogger

Faith, for the Bookworms, Showcasing other Creatives

5 Books for Christian Artists

Being an artist is difficult. Adding Christian to that title puts a whole other spin on things. Here's 5 Christian books I recommend for artists.   To build your artist brand: "Crafting Your Brand" Matt Tommey This book is perfect for anyone looking to make their art a business. Branding is especially big right now,… Continue reading 5 Books for Christian Artists

Fashion, for the Creatives

Creative Fashion on an Artist’s Budget

Maybe you're a writer. Or painter. Or dancer. Or card maker, flower arranger, or really any type of creative soul. Now it's time to look the part. One thing about artists, they know how to pick their wardrobe. It's not boring. It's rambunctious. Daring. Eclectic. Bold patterns, bright colors, varying styles. (Side note: Maybe you're one… Continue reading Creative Fashion on an Artist’s Budget

Faith

How to Retain Youth in Church

Questions aren't the enemy. The more I hear from those jaded and disillusioned by the church, those who love some idea of God but not the church's, the more I feel the need to say that questions aren't the enemy. Can we just admit that we don't know what we're talking about? We follow some… Continue reading How to Retain Youth in Church

for the Creatives, for the Writers, Musings, My Creative Projects

Do You Have a Book in You?

If you’ve ever wondered if you could write a book, should write a book, or if you’ve dabbled with writing and wondered if it’s worth a shot to pursue it more seriously, I have news for you! I have a new FREE online class to help you answer these questions: --Do I really have a book… Continue reading Do You Have a Book in You?