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ERNIE BANKS MEMORIAL MURAL

Building Connections with Art: ERNIE BANKS MEMORIAL MURAL at Wrigley Field

Holy Cow…it’s baseball season! This spring is super exciting for me! Not only did the Chicago Cubs win the World Series last year, but I was also honored to have been asked to paint a mural at the new flagship retail store in Wrigley Field. I was raised in rural Illinois in a baseball loving family. I feel like I lived at our local ball fields during the summer watching my Dad play ball. My […]

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“I BELIEVE IN US.” - How this simple prayer and daily intention changed my family.

Building Connections with Art: “I BELIEVE IN US.” – How this simple prayer and daily intention changed my family.

What do you believe in? When I ask myself that question, the word “family” immediately comes to mind. My family is my main priority in life. My family is what matters when everything else in the world feels scary and out of my control. When life is challenging, I know I can come to my family for support. I know them. I love them. I believe in them. This sign was inspired by a time […]

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“WHAT A SIMPLE BIRD NEST TAUGHT ME ABOUT LIFE”

“WHAT A SIMPLE BIRD NEST TAUGHT ME ABOUT LIFE”

“What’s that?” asked my husband. “I think it’s a bird nest!” I said. We were on a walk in a forest preserve near our home on a crisp and sunny spring morning when we spotted it. I walked over and picked up this completely intact nest that was still attached to a fallen tree branch. I couldn’t believe how perfect it was and that it hadn’t been destroyed in the previous night’s storms. We carried […]

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5 Simple Ways To Add Modern Farmhouse Style To Your Home

5 SIMPLE WAYS TO ADD MODERN FARMHOUSE STYLE TO YOUR HOME (without moving to the country)

I love mornings! Now, don’t throw that keyboard at me. You don’t need to agree, but I truly do love mornings. It’s the best time of the day, as far as I’m concerned. The birds are singing, the sun is low and warm and lovely, and everything seems fresh and new and so totally possible. The sound of cardinals announcing the sunrise while I’m brewing a strong pot of coffee and planning my day: that […]

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