Let’s Make 2016 Crazy Amazing!

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“I want to think again

of dangerous and noble things

I want to be light and frolicsome

I want to be improbable, beautiful

and afraid of nothing,

as though I had wings.”

Mary Oliver

Life is such an adventure!

2015 was a huge challenge for me (health, unexpected setbacks, a crisis of faith or two)

but, also,

a fantastic, joy-filled year

with my Beloved life-mate Albert,

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my amazing Creative Cottage tribe,

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the magical Girlz With HeART,

enjoy!

and my beautiful reunion with my dear Lil’ Sister Kim!

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(Please pop by The Cottage on January 22, 10 to 2 for our Artist’s Salon so you can meet her!)

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As 2016 begins,

I’m feeling soooo much better,

my health is slowly returning

because I’m FINALLY doing more

to nourish myself…

to breathe…

to sleep…

to prioritize living

a creative, compassionate,

heart-connected life.

It sounds simple doesn’t it?

But it’s more complicated than you might imagine.

I’ve always driven myself really hard, 

gone the extra mile,

done a million things in a complete tizzy.

But this last year, humbled by illness,

I realized I had to take a new path…
life you love

and so I have.

In the process I learned…

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and that has helped me open my heart

to greater patience, compassion, and

generosity of spirit.

So here are my goals for 2016…

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 and

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But meanwhile, I am going to

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and I hope you’ll join me

by coming to The Cottage to play…

there are a few seats left in a few classes in January,

snap them up as soon as you can!

I’ll have lots of creative adventures to share with you in February–

email me at: paloma@dakotacom.net

to get on my class schedule list!

Hoping this will be a crazy amazing New Year for all of us!

I send you love, peace, and giggles,

Kaitlin

Mistress of Merriment

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Copyright, Kaitlin Meadows, 2015. All Rights Reserved.

Images with gratitude from Pinterest

 

 

 

By Kaitlin Meadows

FA LA LA,TRA LA LA

Winter Solstice…A Bridge To New Beginnings!

“We must always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.”

         E.B. White

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It’s a simple country Christmas at my place…low-key, cozy, sweet.

We do our best to slooooow down and enjoy the little moments.

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Friends & family…

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simple presents…

and the little touches that make the holiday bright…

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I love the snap and crackle in the air,

wearing my colorful knitted scarves, and, of course,

the scrumptious treats…

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I love the long, lingering mornings and the early evenings adorned with beautiful twinkling lights…

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I love the season of changing light…and the rituals of winter solstice.

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Thank you for making this a wonderful year of fun and frolic at The Creative Cottage!

Thank you for being such a loving, supportive tribe!

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In these difficult times, with so many suffering and uncertainty in the air,

may you feel the glow, know the warmth, and celebrate the joy in your own special way.

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Happy Fa La La and Tra La La…not to mention, Ho Ho Ho!

Come join us at our annual Holiday Potluck Open House…Saturday, December 19, 11 to 2!

Food, love, and holiday cheer shared with cool women who rock!

And I’ll have the January schedules to share with you–

so many cool classes and wonderful opportunities for fun planned for January!

(AND my sister Kim will be visiting in mid January and I soooo want you to meet her–she’s AMAZING!!!)

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“Your soul is a seeker, lover and artist; shape-shifting through archetypal energy, between your darkness and fields of light, your body and spirit, your heaven and hell, until you land in the moment of sweet surrender; when you, as a dancer, disappear into the dance.” – Gabrielle Roth

© Copyright, Kaitlin Meadows., 2015. All Rights Reserved.

By Kaitlin Meadows