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July 18, 2016

Our First Family Photoshoot

"What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family." - Mother Theresa A Saturday morning and we are standing bare foot in the grass by a small pond. I look around the beauty of a Florida morning. The leaves are lush and green, the birds are chirping and yet there is something even more beautiful than this sight...the view of my husband staring lovingly into our child's eyes. I met…
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August 13, 2014

Finding My Light

I was honored to take pictures with the beautiful photographer, Juliya Sirotin from Honest Expressions Photography.At first, I was very nervous and tense. I hadn't taken pictures in a long time (side note: I used to model in college) and being back in front of the camera was unusual. It brought up feelings of not being skinny enough, not being cute enough, not being tall enough...all the insecurities that women label ourselves with. But within…
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February 28, 2014

Jewelry From the Heart: An Interview with Kemi Gadaleta

She stands alone - poised, wearing a classic dress, a floral shirt, and bronze earrings - on a New York street corner. She has that kind of sincere look in her eyes that cannot be faked. If you talk to her, you will almost always leave feeling happier. Her favorite quote is from a Red Hot Chili Pepper's song, "I'll make it to the moon if I have to crawl." Kemi Gadaleta is a jewelry…
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February 26, 2014

10 Most Uplifting Songs of 2013

Recently, I came across this amazing video chronicling the top hit songs of 2013 (you have to watch it): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJMapA8WgYw It got me thinking about the songs that came out this year and all the memories I've made. Uplifting songs are a great thing to turn to when you've had a bad day. So in case you are having a bad day, and even if you're not, here's a list of the most uplifting songs of 2013.…
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February 25, 2014

We’re Not Gonna Sit in Silence

Sometimes a song comes a long and the lyrics are just perfect. This is one of those songs. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbkOZTSvrHs "You're The Voice" We have the chance to turn the pages over We can write what we want to write We gotta make ends meet, before we get much older We're all someone's daughter We're all someone's son How long can we look at each other Down the barrel of a gun? You're the voice, try…
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February 25, 2014

Girls on a Beach

The day was January 1, 2014. New beginnings. Three friends sat on the beach, reflecting on last year and bringing in the possibility of the coming year. "2014 is going to be a great, great year," they said. And it was.
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January 9, 2014

Call to Bloggers: Creativity Happens Randomly

Calling all bloggers! Let's get creative and collaborative. You see, I believe the most creative writing come naturally, randomly, and flows effortlessly onto the page. That's why I want to do a little experiment. I would like to write a poem/blog post with the help of all of my fellow creative bloggers. I am calling each of you to send me just one sentence on the topic: "Her." It doesn't matter what you say, how…
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January 2, 2014

Why I Don’t Believe in Perfection

My math teacher in middle school said if you can draw a perfect circle free-handed, you might be a little crazy. That's when he busted out the compass and showed us this nifty tool you can use to draw a perfect circle. I could never draw a circle anywhere close to perfect. I also colored, but never perfectly in the lines. In art class, my art teacher always admired by ability to paint abstract art,…
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December 30, 2013

5 Spiritual Thoughts For a Happy New Year

I was inspired by this post to think about spiritually healthy ways to start the new year. Each year, at the end of the year, I find myself drawn to my blog to reflect on the year and the lessons I have learned. But in the past two years, I have taken on some new traditions that I think are a lovely way to begin fresh energy. 1. Find Your Intention On a piece of…
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December 25, 2013

Merry Christmas from Sookton’s Space

Read the full article here: http://news.yahoo.com/6-ways-avoid-holiday-season-203237057.html
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