its freakin done. kitchen reveal!

I shouldn’t complain. I have an amazing house and a wonderful life and a great husband and daughter. But holy hell, this kitchen reno felt like a lifetime. I think it was because it was nearly unusable beforehand so it feels like we’ve almost had no kitchen since we moved in in October. With thatContinue reading “its freakin done. kitchen reveal!”

i’m redoing a house…

I read an article about the culture of “busy” and how it’s a choice. The fact that I agree with that doesn’t mean that it’s not currently true though, and especially so lately. My husband and I sold our city life for a piece of the burbs. And I’ve never been happier. We purchased aContinue reading “i’m redoing a house…”

you can’t be original without risking looking foolish

This video from Ethan Hawke on big think is one of the purest pieces of advice I’ve heard in a long time. It’s about identity. It’s about diminishing fear. It’s about finding peace within yourself by understanding that you have to take chances to make a change, or have success, or just be heard. You should really watchContinue reading “you can’t be original without risking looking foolish”

exciting update: a night in the woods

Special shout out and thank you to Susan in the Development Office at Bethel Woods for sending me this AMAZING video of the event, A Night in the Woods!! You can really see the fashion and tone of the event, and why we had SO much fun! To like Bethel Woods on Facebook, click here.Continue reading “exciting update: a night in the woods”

a night in the woods

What a weekend! We had so much going on, I was worried I would feel overwhelmed, but celebrating so many wonderful events was actually really great. Between a baby shower, celebrating my first Mother’s Day, and then the event this post is titled for, I really had so much fun. Saturday night was especially great,Continue reading “a night in the woods”

overly ambitious re-launch!

As you may have noticed, I redesigned! I hope you like the new, streamlined layout and what I feel is a more visually engaging format. I also have a few new pages! The DESIGN and PAINTING links lead to some work I’ve done recently. I’d love to hear your thoughts.  Thanks for checking out overly ambitious. IContinue reading “overly ambitious re-launch!”