Can You Make a Window Seat?

In July of 2017, one of my regular clients challenged me with a new project. “Tatiana, can you make me a window seat?” Of COURSE, I said yes…and I panicked…and I researched…and I paused to explain to my parents what Pinterest, Instagram, and YouTube could teach me (did I mention I was sitting at their…

Once Upon a Pastel Dream

Once Upon a Pastel Dream… I have a very good friend, collaborator, patron, mentor, and fellow mama in my tribe and when she texts “Would you be interested….?” I sit up straighter and get out my calendar. Let’s call her “BS” (no, not THAT BS…it just happens to be the initials of her business!). We…

We all miss Grandpa…

We all miss Grandpa… In August of 2017, I received a text from the mom of the female offspring’s classmate. She is active in our community and I have helped supply her with flags and Girl Scout cookies, and she has referred me to other clients. She has a huge heart, and I watch her…

Tales of the 4th Grade demigods

Tales of the 4th Grade demigods When the female offspring began 4th grade, I assumed it would be a Harry Potter-type of year. My husband and I had read the series and enjoyed the movies, and many of her friends had dressed as Hermione and Harry for several Halloweens in a row. The male offspring…