Reflection on 2017 and My Word for 2018

That's a wrap, 2017! This year saw me in business mode full-time. I had no idea starting Curvy Custom Bride would make me feel so raw. It felt like I was finally burning off the rest of what was holding me back. It was hard. And worth it. I hired LuDesign Studio for my Curvy … Continue reading Reflection on 2017 and My Word for 2018

2016 and a Word of the Year for 2017

Over the last couple of years, I've invested time in coming up with a word for the upcoming year, rather than a wish list of things I want to accomplish. You can see recent words here. I have a lot to be thankful for this year. My kids are at a new school and they … Continue reading 2016 and a Word of the Year for 2017

Frustrated…and thoughts on being self-taught

Working in bridal is a mixed bag for me. Most days I have clients coming in telling me and my boss how happy they are with the alterations and custom garments we make for them. What sadly sticks out are the people who come in demanding the moon. On one hand, I wish I could … Continue reading Frustrated…and thoughts on being self-taught

Liner Notes to 2015, aka The Naval Gazing Post

Sewing for other people has been a huge time suck! Ha! I mean, I love it for so many reasons. The first, being that I don't really need that many clothes and when I'm productive, I'm productive. Secondly, it's actually nice to see people light up when something fits! Finally. I think those of us … Continue reading Liner Notes to 2015, aka The Naval Gazing Post

Welcome, 2015! Naval gazing and My Word of the Year

I feel like I can start 2015 now that I bought a new day planner. I use google calendar to be able to check everything on the go but I also like seeing everything written out at a glance. Ah, yes. Paper. Can't live without it. As a lot of you know, 2014 was a … Continue reading Welcome, 2015! Naval gazing and My Word of the Year

LoveActually- a movie I used to hate

Not apologizing for any of what I'm about to say. I used to hear people go on and on about how much they loved the movie LoveActually. It made me vomit. I watched it with my ex-husband and while he seemed to really like it- so much that he bought a copy on DVD- I … Continue reading LoveActually- a movie I used to hate

The truth, Revealed

A couple of days ago, I jumped on Gillian's Two Truths and a Lie and posted my own. Here are my truths. 1. I said I owned a girl boxer in college and named her Sarita. Well, that was the lie. Here is a picture of that boxer. I never got her. Didn't think it … Continue reading The truth, Revealed