a girl named katie. an ohio gal, together with her husband-to-be matt, that paints and is raising up two little ones...a boy called max and tiny girl called phoebe "bee". 

i keep this blog to remember and celebrate the little things...to keep proper perspective. it's a place to tuck away the treasures from our everyday. thank you so much for visiting!

Pencilbox at a glance-  ModCloth's Blogger of the Moment (Feb 2012), Best up and coming blog pick at ALT SUMMIT, Favorite Blog on Lauren Conrad's Friday Favorites, NEET Magazine (issue #027), A Beautiful Mess Lifestyle Blog Pick and featured space. FRANKIE MAGAZINE Postcard Series,

you can find my most recent paintings in volumes 2-11 of KINFOLK MAGAZINE

my matt is an amazing tattoo artist by day- you can find more of his work here.

to read more from years gone by: http://stratton-blair.livejournal.com/