The face behind the words...


Ciao, my name is Theresa and my last name is NAM-eh-nee. 

I have my roots nestled into the sandy beaches of Lake Michigan, but I call sunny Arizona home. I spent five years pouring my mind and soul into studying Humanities and Catholic Culture with a side of philosophy in the Ohio Valley, with a brief stint in Europe. My first love in life is Irish dancing, and my second, newly emerging love is the arts. I find great beauty and meaning when I am invested in creating color, shape, and form.

I married the boy next door, Garrett. We enjoyed a year and a half of wedded bliss full of take out and Netflix before we decided to make another human. Leo is the most kind and gentle little boy and he completes our family. 

I teach fourth graders Medieval history, long division, and how to rationalize their souls for a living, even though I never expected how deeply in love I would fall with the profession of teaching. 

Welcome to my thoughts on everything concerning the coming toil of parenthood, watercolor lettering, simple living, the sacramental imagination, and the underlying meaning of it all! And I hope you bring good coffee. 

Because, for me, "pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones."