2024 ISSA Awards Finalist

This butterfly is a finalist for the 2024 ISSA Awards in five categories! I’m beyond grateful to be a finalist for the second year in a row. This year, there were 60,000 votes, which quite literally blows my mind. My Butterflies definitely showed up in April because I wouldn’t have made it into five categories…

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Wild and Wonderful Milestones – April 2024 Wrap

Wow, April was a wild month. From my first magazine cover to publishing industry milestones, so many incredible things happened all at once. I’m beyond excited to share some fabulous highlights. My First Magazine Cover Who is the cover girl for the spring edition of Heart of Indie Magazine? This Butterfly! When Eddie told me…

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Embarking on New Adventures – March 2024 Wrap

Wow, March was truly a month of embarking on new adventures. From launching Literary Blend and Amethyst Ink Editorial to landing a massive performance spot and recording new music, I’m excited to share my March highlights. My First Studio Day of 2024 On March 2, I returned to my second home, the Vault Recording Studio,…

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My First Studio Day of 2024

Today, I went back to the Vault for a ten-hour session. It was so amazing to finally be back at my second home. During the session, Bob and I got a ton done—no surprise there! I’m excited to unveil all the fun from the studio today. Producing the Intro for Literary Blend This month, I’m…

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“Kind Heart,” Interviews, and Evolution – February 2024 Wrap

February was such a fun month full of music and author memories. From releasing “Kind Heart” to doing interviews, I’m excited to share this month’s highlights. The Hear Me Out Chapter Begins With “Kind Heart” I’m beyond delighted “Kind Heart,” the lead single off Hear Me Out, is finally yours. This is one of my…

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An Adventurous Start to the Year – January 2024 Wrap

The first month of 2024 is in the books, and wow, I can’t believe how many exciting things happened. So much is coming together at once. From receiving nominations for music awards to starting another revision of my manuscript to get it polished for submission soon, I’m beyond eager to unveil all my January highlights.…

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Celebrating My Marvelous 2023

Another year has come and gone. Looking back, 2023 unfolded into a year packed with milestones and special memories. I’ve evolved as a songwriter, recording artist, author, and podcast host, and most of all, I’ve grown as a person along the way. Before I begin my 2024 chapter, I’m going to spotlight my highlights and…

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A Festive and Fun End to the Year – December 2023 Wrap

Wow, what an end to 2023! December was packed with Christmas memories and lots of music and author highlights. I can’t wait to unveil my festive and fun month to tie the bow on a magical year. Being Added to the Wall of Fame in My Middle School This month, I had one of the…

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The Best Day Visiting My Middle School After Being Added to the Wall of Fame

Today, I had one of the most meaningful experiences of my life. I returned to my middle school, Franklin Regional Middle School, to see myself in the Wall of Fame and spend time with the performing arts students, along with catching up with some of my teachers. When I was a student, I never dreamed…

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My Tinsel Heart Is Full – November 2023 Wrap

Wow, November couldn’t have gone more perfectly. From signing with my literary agent and drafting a new book for NaNoWriMo to releasing my fourth original Christmas single, this month has left me feeling beyond happy and hopeful for what’s to come for both my songwriting and publishing journeys. Becoming an Agented Author My author dreams…

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