CED Blog

My Mother’s Jewelry Box

May 8, 2019

My mother is a huge jewelry fan and lover of beautiful things. When I was a child, I would try on her jewelry and makeup to pretend I was grown up enough to wear these treasures.

Inspiring Awe and Wonder

April 23, 2019

At the end of our last message, The Rainbow Connection, I posed a question: “What makes you stop in wonder and awe? I’d love to hear how you take time to appreciate those fleeting moments that mark our lives with magic.” I wanted to share them with you…

The Rainbow Connection

April 10, 2019

What is it about a rainbow that stops us dead in our tracks? Is it the sheer wonder of seeing something so ephemeral? Is it the very scientific collision of light and dark and atmosphere that produces something so magical?

Dwelling with Intention

March 27, 2019

For the last few years, I have been cultivating more intention in all aspects of my life, including my work. I’ve always believed deeply in the power of adornment and the meaning we can create with precious possessions, but not that long ago, I started to open up to other ways of helping people create meaning in their lives.

Challenge: Cultivating Playful Creativity

March 12, 2019

I started experimenting with practices that are out of the ordinary for me to help refresh and cultivate my creativity. And then I thought, wouldn’t it be fantastic if you all joined me?

Spring 2019 Brewery Artwalk || April 6 & 7

March 12, 2019

Spring 2019 Brewery Artwalk will be more than an art show; it will be an event complete with some of the area’s best food trucks and a beer garden hosted by Barbara’s restaurant. The free event is for those who want to discover one-of-a-kind treasures, explore how Los Angeles artists live and work, or simply immerse themselves in creativity.

Playful Creativity

February 28, 2019

Do you ever feel like there are too many choices? Our vision is to make space for rest, for silence, being present, for the unexpected, and for replenishing imagination to encourage more playful creativity.

I Love You

February 13, 2019

This day is about more than treats and gifts. It’s about sharing love. When was the last time you said, “I love you,” to someone? Actually, when was the last time you looked in the mirror and said, “I love you”?

Keep the Light Shining: Year-End Reflections

December 26, 2018

We are not alone. It takes combination of inner reflection as well as connection to others that helps me see the rainbow and keep the light shining…