the kitchen i don’t miss…

So much has happened over the last few months. I started really decorating my house. I bought a giant fuzzy beanbag chair. I have no kitchen… Ultimately, the moral of the story at the moment is that moving into a larger space from a smaller space is not actually easier like I thought it wouldContinue reading “the kitchen i don’t miss…”

i’m redoing a house…

I read an article about the culture of “busy” and how it’s a choice. The fact that I agree with that doesn’t mean that it’s not currently true though, and especially so lately. My husband and I sold our city life for a piece of the burbs. And I’ve never been happier. We purchased aContinue reading “i’m redoing a house…”

you can’t be original without risking looking foolish

This video from Ethan Hawke on big think is one of the purest pieces of advice I’ve heard in a long time. It’s about identity. It’s about diminishing fear. It’s about finding peace within yourself by understanding that you have to take chances to make a change, or have success, or just be heard. You should really watchContinue reading “you can’t be original without risking looking foolish”

overly ambitious re-launch!

As you may have noticed, I redesigned overlyambitious.com! I hope you like the new, streamlined layout and what I feel is a more visually engaging format. I also have a few new pages! The DESIGN and PAINTING links lead to some work I’ve done recently. I’d love to hear your thoughts.  Thanks for checking out overly ambitious. IContinue reading “overly ambitious re-launch!”

life just changes, and it’s hard to keep up…

I’ve been debating on when to start writing again. Life has changed so much for me over the last 4 months that documenting things seemed like a daunting task. But with the impending Snowmageddon upon us, I have decided that now is as good as ever. So, I’m back, and with some big news! 1. I’MContinue reading “life just changes, and it’s hard to keep up…”

paint & sip with art inclusive

One of my two extraordinarily talented sisters is teaching byob painting classes in Morristown, NJ! Right now, Living Social is offering her classes for 44% off!!! Check out the Art Inclusive Facebook! Below are a sampling of the work that her students have done in previous classes. You can buy this fabulous deal for oneContinue reading “paint & sip with art inclusive”