Last weekend was Brianna's benefit concert, Ritornello. There was a very nice turn out at the church. This is me and the hubs, before we sang our mash up of TLC's "Unpretty" and Justin Beiber's "Love Yourself." Leyna! Noah! And look, the silent auction is all set up. It was a really great night!
It's June, graduation time! Brianna graduated from her High School, Little Flower Academy. Me and Anna got loopy in the audience. Here she is, getting a scholarship for excellence in theatre and music! Bri had her entourage with her. They had a lovely reception outside. And now she's off to Simon Fraser University on a… Continue reading Brianna’s Grad
My niece is holding another concert, in memory of Pa, and to raise funds for the Cancer Society. I am singing a couple songs, but I'm also in charge of the silent auction. Of course, it's my speciality! Here is a bullet journal basket that I put together, filled with tape, ribbon, journals, stickers, and… Continue reading Ritornello
My niece is 18! How did that happen?? We blinked and now she's a beautiful, all-grown-up woman. We celebrated with dinner and ice cream cake last night. I got her some goods but mainly gave her MONEY. They're flying to NYC to celebrate, so I told her to spend it all on Broadway shows. We… Continue reading Brianna’s 18th Birthday
I commissioned my friend Kelli to make me this for a present. She made this piece for me during the Spelling Bee. This was a gift for my niece Brianna, who is playing Juliet in her school play this year. It's what Romeo says when he learns that Juliet is dead. She LOVED it, it… Continue reading Embroidery