Remembering to dream


Three years ago, I moved out of my parents’ home and across the country. Last week, I came back home to stay for a bit before I go to France. It’s been 2 years since I set foot in my old bedroom. As I lay in bed the first night, I was deeply struck by […]

Time to assimilate 2011

Sarah Marie Lacy

This has been one huge, crazy, scary year. It’s been amazing and terrifying and difficult all at the same time. I have had moments of blissful joy and moments of gut-wrenching sadness. I have grieved. I have dreamed. I have worked, hard, for what I want. And now as the year wraps up, I’m cranky. […]

Big plans!

I have a plan! A big, exciting, terrifying, mind-boggling plan. It’s my 2 year plan, in fact. I’m going back to France. But this time, I’m selling all my furniture, giving up my apartment and bringing my boyfriend with me. For the next 2 years, we’ll be splitting our time between Canada and France, while […]

Looking to the future

Eggplant study and finger contour drawing

  I was suddenly, radically clear the other day on how I want my business to evolve. Which is scary. And I promptly freaked out. Because when you have clarity, there is absolutely nothing stopping you from moving forward. You can see the next step right in front of you. You know it’s the right […]

Operation Shine needs your help

Dear, lovely people who read this blog and hang out with me on Facebook and Twitter: I need your help. I am the worst person at asking for help ever but there you go – I need it. Operation Shine Operation Shine is what I’ve internally named my trip to France (background story here). This […]

The Sunday Hug: The Difficulty of Dreams

Here’s the part of dreams coming true that no one ever warns you about: Oh. My. Gawd. Is it ever terrifying. Two weeks ago, I wasn’t sure I was going to make my rent. Now I’m just $870 short of paying my $3500 tuition. I’m more than 75% there, thanks to so much generosity and […]