Stretch! said the Balloon Lady

and rise to Life! I’m just an unconventional 50+ gal who insists on living a life I love. Pick a lane? No way!

This year I resolve to…

…love all my haircuts. Life is simply too short to get upset about a too short bang, uneven sideburns. That’s what hair paste is for. …do more coloring, and give my left brain a rest, in an effort to create neural connections and expand my creative horizons. My coloured pencils are sharpened. …eat more veggies […]

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2022: May we all know unexpected blessings and joy

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Summer 2021

Summer 2021

Summer has been moving swiftly past. I find I am already missing the heat and it’s just August. Maybe I have been saying that every year. Is time really flying? or am I just getting older? Yes, I am always trying to be present. Yes, trying to live in the moment, but that is like […]

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2020: Wrapping Up

From my (gingerbread!) house to yours, wishing you the most heartfelt joys this holiday season. I’ve often counted my blessings and know how truly fortunate I am to have in my life people I love (and love me back!), to be making a living doing that which fills my heart, and so much more. I […]

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VIDEO – Underwear Do’s and Don’ts

Sharing: Underwear Do's and Dont'sSharing: Underwear Do's and Dont'sPosted by Holly Nagel on Sunday, March 22, 2020

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Wrapping up another year…

…and may we meet all our challenges with ease. … sometimes a job presents itself that is more challenging than others. Here, creating the look of presents using the non-traditional, light colors and a monochromatic palette (Greens: sea foam, mint, Spring and forest) wasn’t the easiest for me, but I found red ribbon & bows […]

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Learning new things

Had a client meeting this morning – a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new playground… …and decided to learn this selfie thing with my new phone. ..Ugh! Ta-Dah! And I even managed to get my color swatches together. An ole dog can learn new tricks!

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Taking Care of Mother Earth

When we take care of each other, we take care of Her. When we take care of Her, we take care of each other.

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Let’s Stretch.

Let’s do something different. Consider tuning in that radio station typically never listened to. Or taking that different route home. Perhaps a meal from a culture we’ve never tried before. Stretching doesn’t need to be stressful. Simply new, going beyond the norm. Even just a little.

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Throw Back Thursday

…to that time I had a hen and chicks on my head.

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