September 26, 2019

As mom of two little girls, Laurie and Leina, I’d like to share how my parenting approach has shifted so far, in hopes it will inspire another parent to have an open mind about different parenting methods.

Do you grow as a parent?

What I knew before I had children were t...

July 24, 2019

Emilia's mom contacted me asking for my opinion on which keepsake style she should get for her daughter. Her first outfit choice and that of her husband was the rainbow winter coat Emilia wore during her toddler months, but her mom was worried a coat wouldn't work for...

November 27, 2018

What a wonderful story behind this custom keepsake. This sweet piece combines all the painful and intense memories of infertility, IUI, IVF, miscarriage, egg donation, and all the pain and depression and surgeries in between, which all ultimately led to the healthy and...

May 30, 2018

The most recent keepsake I created was made with Callie's little toddler dress, and it was the most sentimental piece I have worked on. Tracy, Callie's mom, has allowed me to share her story with you today.

Tracy contacted me a few weeks ago to redeem a keepsake voucher...

May 18, 2018

What happens behind the scenes at the Pokidots! studio (aka the 9 to 5 dining room)?

Below is a 40-second video that shows a quick glance into some of the creative process of making a unique keepsake.

This has been so far my best year in business and I am grateful for ea...

April 5, 2018

Last week, I received a fleece pajama to turn into a keepsake. A white, one-piece zippered pajama, with a soft sun and moon pattern on it, that was going to become a gown for Kamaya's keepsake. 

It was my first time creating a keepsake with fleece; it was a little...

March 12, 2018

Today I shared in my Instagram stories current favorite books for me and the girls. I also saved them as a highlighted story on my profile and will add to them when I discover new favorites. Just go to my Instagram, and, under my bio, click on the little circle button...