Thankful

Thanks to Karen for sharing this image of her thankful banner with us. … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Celebrate

Sunday, October 8, 2006 was a defining moment in the life of our family. In the ER of a hospital in Arlington, VA, while visiting our youngest daughter and her husband, I was diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer. We were sad.  We were shocked. We were numb. Jim and Jana were by my side, and … [Read more...]

Peace Banner

Thanks to Amy in Redondo Beach, California for sending this photo of a recently hung custom banner. … [Read more...]

Finding Joy in a Name

After reading Ann Voskamp's One Thousand Gifts recently, I became enthralled with the idea of naming things. The discipline appealed to my writing sensibilities and, like many, I began my own thankfulness journal. But that practice soon evolved into a different way of naming altogether. When a … [Read more...]

Thankful Banner

Thank you to Lori in Santa Barbara, California for sending a photo of this recently hung custom banner. … [Read more...]

Wedding Banner

Thanks to Chris O. for sending this photo of one of my banners. It was recently used as part of the wedding decor for an outdoor spring wedding! … [Read more...]

Etsy Store: Week 1

So it's been quite a week! We opened the etsy store late Sunday night and I have had one sale and two custom orders! How exciting! It's been a week of highs and lows. What a high to know that people like my banners, and even want to buy them! And the low has been my body and how it is functioning … [Read more...]