Posts Categorized: Blog

Leap of Faith

Hi There!! Hope you had a wonderful memorial day! I spent some much-needed family time with my daughter and my in-laws at their lake house! This past month has been such a whirlwind from San Diego, to Los Angeles, to Atlanta, to New York that I really enjoyed the downtime. As fun as it’s been,… Read more »

Home Sweet Online Home

Hi!! The day has finally come! I’ve been fantasizing about my new online dream home for the past year and a half. A couple of weeks ago, one of my new friends told me when she saw the design of my blog, she thought I was an 85-year-old woman. I told her I was trying… Read more »

Dancing with Ellen

Hi! Happy Friday! Ok, are you ready to get the juicy deets about The Ellen Show!? First off, thank you so much for all of your encouragement and support! It was a shot in the dark that anything would happen! Here goes… So, I get to the show and I’m standing in line for the… Read more »

Moving Forward After Loss

Hi Y’all! First off, I just want to thank you all so much for your support of The Ellie Project! If you bought a book through www.ellieproject.com by May 1st you will get a signed copy by me and El! I’ve been so blessed by your genuine love and support of the book and for… Read more »

Enjoying Life

(ran into my dear friends (mother daughter duo) Lauren and Chandler Peck!) Hi There! I’ve missed you! The past couple of weeks have been such a whirlwind! From The Ellen Show to vacation time with my family in San Diego to getting invited to the Academy of Country Music awards (ACMs) this past weekend, it’s… Read more »

Being Heard

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anais Nin  Hi Ya! Have you ever been afraid to fully be yourself and show the world who you really are? I sure have. I can remember two years ago, on… Read more »

Begin with the End

Hi There! A couple of weeks ago, I was listening to an impactful book called, The One Thing, by Gary Keller. In the book, Keller talks about polling people who were at the end of their lives and asking them what a life worth living meant to them. Practically everyone said, “Live your life to… Read more »

Little Interruptions

Hi There! I’m curious. Have you ever made a decision to stick to a plan and then a few days into implementing your action steps for the plan, something interrupts and distracts you from it? This happens to me all the time and while I find it extremely frustrating, I’m shifting how I react to… Read more »

Loving Those Who’ve Lost

Hi There! I just got back from an incredible weekend in Cuero, TX. I can remember just a short year ago driving into Cuero and feeling overwhelmed by the loss of my husband, Andrew. Everything about Cuero reminded me of him. I remember having a breakdown walking through Andrew’s parent’s house, where we lived and… Read more »

Then There Were Three

(If you can’t tell she’s pretty stinkin happy) (Ellie loves her new cuddle buddy) Hello There! We’ve had some thrilling things going on in the Heard household over the last week. First off, you can end the petition for Ellie to get a dog, because surprise to both you and me, my parents bought her… Read more »