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I want to preface this blog post by stating that I am NOT a lawyer and this is not legal advice of any kind. If there’s one thing most of us prefer not to dwell on, it’s that we won’t live forever. Death is a certainty in every life. The real question is Will we […]

Life Planning

July 12, 2024

Preparing Your Digital Legacy: Ensuring Loved Ones Have Access to Your Social Media Accounts

When I say that I’m a Surface Pattern Designer, do you sometimes scratch your head and wonder, “What does that even mean?!” Well, let me explain in a bit more depth what exactly it all means! In the most basic terms, surface pattern design ( or SPD) is all about creating unique, repeatable designs (or […]

Business, Surface Pattern Design

July 1, 2024

What is Surface Pattern Design?

When I lost my parents back in 2022, I felt completely lost and alone. I didn’t sketch, I didn’t practice calligraphy; I just survived. It wasn’t until early 2023, around the time of my parents’ one-year death anniversary, that Bonnie Christine opened enrollment for her course Immersion. I had signed up for this course back […]

Business, Journal

May 21, 2024

Finding Inspiration in Grief: How Loss Shapes My Creative Process

When I was a little girl, probably around 5 or so, my mom would get my sisters and I ready for church every Sunday. I remember being bored at church sometimes and not really understanding all that was going on but that’s what we did when I was little on Sundays. Then after mass, especially […]


February 29, 2024

Finding my way…(a walk in faith)

As the end of 2023 was approaching, I took some time to think about what I wanted this new year to look like and what I really wanted to focus on and accomplish for this new chapter in life. Since talks of vision boards go viral this time of year, and in honor of National […]


January 13, 2024

Creating your vision for the new year.

I can’t pretend that I understand why things happen the way they do. I have no idea. What I can say now though, is that I no longer believe in the saying “everything happens for a reason” because that isn’t always the case. Sometimes, sad and messed up things just happen and there is no […]

Business, Journal

January 6, 2024

Finding purpose in grief.

When both my parents passed away in 2022 I wasn’t prepared for a loss of this magnitude and I don’t think anyone ever is. The reality of good-bye forever is simply not something you can wrap your head around, but, as the dust settles a bit and the days pass by, you find yourself back […]


December 13, 2023

A new chapter, a new beginning.