Tuesday, January 1, 2013

2013 - A New Year with New Dreams (big ones!)

Oh hi there... did you forget that I have a blog? So did I!

Happy New Year and hello 2013. Some changes are certainly in order.. I've had the last week and half off from work and have another half week ahead of me. To say that I have been planning for the new year would be an understatement. I have been mapping out, praying, talking with Kell and goal making for the next year ahead.. and I'm really determined and excited!

To start things off.. let's just define this blog and call it was it is! I wanted it to be a space where I promote my illustrations and announce the progress, failures and successes of my small wannabe-business. Honestly, it is not that at all.. it's a personal space where I share about pretty things, sailing, food, my handsome husband and fun vacations with my family! And I love it.. so I need to just embrace it rather than avoid it. I also love my illustrations and want to turn it from a wannabe-business to an ACTUAL business this year.

I will be keeping this blog as a personal chronicle of my adventures and a fun creative space. I will also be creating a second blog that is strictly business!

What a simple solution to what has been bugging me for so long! Why didn't I think of it sooner? Nonetheless.. what a breath of fresh air for me :) I'm excited. Stay tuned (for real this time!).

Meanwhile... HAPPY NEW YEAR! And since we just agreed this blog will be personal and stay personal.. why not embrass myself with a song recording I just made this afternoon. I love the What Are You Doing New Year's Eve song. I especially am obsessed with Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt's rendition.. watch here.

The only person that ever hears me sing is my husband Kell and  also my little brother Steven when we used to ride to highschool together and belt out Guster and Sublime. So this is a leap for me.. I am shy about my voice and guitar playing... but I'm trying to be a little bolder this year, so.. why not?


  1. You have a beautiful voice, my friend!

  2. Steven and I just watched this and LOVED your song! So good Anna! Can't wait to see more on this blog, and maybe I'll keep up with mine too!

  3. Anna, I loved it! Glad you overcame your shyness to share that! But you'll have to try again if you were thinking of embarrassing yourself :).

  4. I'm constantly amazed at your talents....
    love, Carla

  5. Dearest Anna,
    I am so proud of you! Looking forward to seeing all the new adventures and projects this new year will bring.

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