Cancer and Infertility: Writing our own story

I remember one day I was having lunch by myself (yes, at Chick-fil-a) and trying to find answers online about what our fertility future might look like. I had to cut myself off when I felt the tears coming. So this post is for 2016 Katherine… the girl looking for answers, or hope, or to just gain comfort in hearing from someone else going through a similar situation.

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My favorite Sherwin Williams paint colors - Greige edition

If you’re anything like me you’ve spent a lot of time on Pinterest trying to find the perfect color for your room (maybe you even got to this post from Pinterest - if so, I hope it helps). These are the colors I used in our second house. As much as I love a good gray I had to go for the more beigey-grays aka greige at this house because of the color of the carpet. The swatches I grabbed from the Sherwin Williams site that you see above look much more brown than how it looked in person so keep scrolling for photos of what they look like IRL.

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Home Tour: Our First Home

Even though we only were in the house for two and a half years, we made the most of it. We got married in May 2014 and then jumped into renovating the house that August. “They say” renovations are hard on marriages, but don’t believe everything you hear - we loved the process. Yes, it was stressful but as we’ve both come to learn, we love house projects! Here are the photos taken by Patrick Sheehan when we listed our house for sale so you can see the final product!

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What it's like to be an entrepreneur in today's music business

When I first started Designing the Row I would sit and stare at my computer wondering how to get clients. But at the same time, I now know that I had no idea what it was that I actually had to offer. I was offering everything and anything that I knew could add some sort of value to others. Website design, social media marketing, online analytics, album design, poster design, merch design, tour advancing… The “what do you do?” question was a stressful one for me to answer. How was I supposed to explain my job to someone if I didn’t even know how to explain it to myself!?

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Cancer's side effects on my life & business

Social media has a way of letting people into our lives so easily… but so often we only share what I like to refer to as our “highlight reels.” Today I'm sharing what being the wife of a cancer survivor looks like through my eyes because, well, I've never really shared my side of the story. I'm also telling this hoping that letting you in to my life past my highlight reel and sharing my lessons learned will be encouraging or inspiring to at least one person who reads this!

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