How inspiring is this shot of artist Stella Ehrich’s pastels laid out on her studio table?   If you ever read this blog, you know what one item I would run in and grab if my house was on fire – my son’s portrait by Stella Ehrich.  It was painted when he was four, almost…

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See this happy little stinker?  Mills is in her happy place surrounded by her best stuffed friends and a book.  That happy place is this elephant saddle filled with stuffed animals in the playroom.  Can you find her in there?  Both of my children feel right at home snuggled up in it with a book.…

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It’s spring and that means that the amazing Stella Ehrich is headed back to Dallas!  I just love it when I get the email from her that she is headed my way.  She is one of the loveliest people I have had the pleasure to meet.  A few years ago, she painted a portrait of…

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2012 was full of some milestones for our family, including our son, JR’s, fifth birthday.  We wanted to commemorate the year by having his portrait painted and artist, Stella Ehrich, was the perfect person for the job.  The process was magical and the final portrait is even more special than we could’ve imagined.  What we…

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