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Revived and Refreshed


The days on the calendar on ticking by ever so quickly until school starts! Just over two weeks. Where does the time go? I’ve spent the better part of July gallivanting around the western part of the US and enjoying some much needed R & R and an abundance of adventures before the kids go […]

What’s New from Annie Sloan


Last week, Kelly and I packed our bags and headed to the good ole’ south. New Orleans to be more specific. The US distributor for Annie Sloan Paint, Unfolded is headquartered in that amazing city. Every year, we gather as a group of Stockists to network, brainstorm and share our vision for the future of […]

22.5 hours to Dallas & Back


This week was supposed to be amazing! Going on my third year of selling Chalk Paint®, this was going to be my first trek to the Annie Sloan Stockist Conference in New Orleans. There she is, Annie Sloan herself and there I’m not! Michelle Black and I trekked out of the house at 4:30 am […]

Luxembourg Day 9-My last day


It seems strange that I’ve been home from my trip to Europe for a couple of weeks and I am finally just now writing about my last day. I’m committed to writing about the entire trip, if for no other reason than to preserve my own recollection of all that I did. My last day […]

Luxembourg Day 8


After a busy weekend in Belgium, we headed around Luxembourg to do some sightseeing on the tail end of the trip. Destination: Bourscheid Castle Here’s how the day went. Depart hotel at 11:30 to the train station to head to the castle.Forget to take the train map and guess as to what train stop to take.  […]

Luxembourg Day 7


After we navigated Brussels for the afternoon, Tracy, Jamie and I navigated our way up to Northern Belgium in the adorable and quaint town of Tongeren. Goedele (pronounced Hoo-de-la) from The Old Red Barn, a local retailer of Chalk Paint® and Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint suggested we stay in this cute little Bed and […]

Luxembourg Day 6


With ten days of planned sightseeing around Europe, I was looking forward to nothing more than our plans for this weekend!  1. I didn’t have to spend it alone.  2. It was my scheduled “picking” weekend.  3. We got to travel outside of Luxembourg for a few days. We kicked off our weekend on Saturday […]

Luxembourg Day 5


This was the view from my hotel room window almost every day.  Fog, and lots of it. Of the ten days we experienced in Luxembourg, only three of them were sunny. Really puts a damper on the mood. Even with the fog, the view of the trees out the hotel window was still breathtaking.My day […]