Your Heart Will Grow Back Stronger

Blog Post Hospice Stories Your-Heart Will Grow Back Stronger

Cover photo of my mom, Madonna Fox and my son, taken December 11, 2011, at Tidewell Hospice Bradenton.   Ever hear the phrase “your heart will grow back stronger”? Well, I did and I thought it sounded trite. Until I experience something incredible. If you have read my story about how I became a stay at home mom and […]

Feliz Dia De Los Muertos / Happy Day of the Dead

Feliz Dia De Los Muertos / Happy Day of the Dead

What is Dia De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead? Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) 2017 in United States of America began on Tuesday, October 31 and ends on Thursday, November 2. “Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular, the Central and South regions, and […]

First Flatlay of the Beautiful Soft Peonies Stationery

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The image features the Beautiful Soft Peonies bifold program (top), thank you card (bottom left), prayer card (center), memory card (bottom center) and laminated bookmark (bottom right). I have tons of stationery samples. I’ve been collecting samples from every print job for years now. All of them still look great. I love archival paper for a […]

Amazing Therapy Animals: A bright light during difficult times.

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Therapy animals are often a bright light during difficult times. When my mom was spending a weekend at Hospice on respite care (which absolutely didn’t work for me or her, but that’s another story), a therapy dog came to visit and put a huge smile on everyone’s face. Just today, I went to pick up cat food […]

Announcement: Updated Cherished Prints Website

Cherished Prints website redesign announcement

Hi everyone… I’m so excited to reveal my newly redesigned Cherished Prints website with all of you! The overall design of the website is bright and uplifting yet simple so it’s easy and fast to navigate. I feel it tells Cherished Prints story better and allows for a better user experience. I’ve been working hard on this website for […]

10 Bible verses about grief, sorrow and comfort

a Blog post containing 10 Bible Verses About Grief, Sorrow & Comfort

The following is a collection of 10 Bible verses about grief, sorrow, and comfort.They can be added to any of Cherished Prints’ design to personalize they for you. “God blesses those people who grieve. They will find comfort!” —Matthew 5:4    “Let us give thanks to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the […]

My Mom: Whole Body Donation, Memorial and Scattering Ashes

My Mom: Whole Body Donation, Memorial and Scattering Ashes

It has been five years since we scattered my mom’s ashes at sunset on Anna Maria Island, FL. There isn’t a day that goes by she isn’t in my thoughts and I don’t think that will ever change. She is so much a part of me. She taught me almost everything. If she didn’t know […]

Grief Sneaks Up on You

Grief Sneaks Up on You

Grief Sneaks Up on You: Yesterday was my birthday and I spent the better half of it in tears. Monday, 9/12, I was easily irritated and felt walled off. By the evening I was so angry and wanted no one around me. In order to cheer me up, my husband gave me my birthday presents early. I […]

Orlando Strong: Tributes, Memorials, and Remembrances

The outpouring of love, generosity, and kindness shows me that Orlando is truly the City Beautiful because of its people. I went to bed Saturday night after a quiet day with my family only to wake up Sunday shocked and stunned. Not believing 49 people were shot and killed and another 53 injured. All this unfathomable violence at […]