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candy colored studio podcast episode #127 - tara “teaspoon” bench: forging an unseen path, pivoting, & all about her cookbook, “live life deliciously”

tara teaspoon bench cookbook live life deliciously

meet my beautiful friend tara! (tara & i met in the dorms our freshman year at brigham young university -- you’ll hear all about a wild prank my roommates & i played on some of the freshman guys that tara and i knew...one that we have kept secret till i shared it with tara in our chat, lol!) known online as “tara teaspoon”, tara shares all about her unconventional path as a culinary enthusiast that took her to work as a food stylist for martha stewart living and later as the food editor at the ladies home journal. there’s so much great advice in here for all creatives & those of us pursuing our dreams & passions. you’ll hear the ups and downs of writing her first cookbook: live life deliciously, making her way in a seemingly undercover career, supporting other companies and niches...to her current and anything-but-undercover role of building her own brand and cooking empire. truly, the learning has not stopped for tara...her gifts, tenacity, and warm personality will not only inspire you to create new yummy creations in your kitchen, but also encourage you to do the work needed (yes, even start from the bottom) to create that life you know in your heart is there for you. enjoy!!!

candy colored studio podcast episode #126 - sweet lady: anneclaire berg

candy colored studio podcast episode #126 - sweet lady: anneclaire berg
it seems trite to say that it’s a joy to have a daughter, but it really is. i’m so grateful to take this wild journey of life alongside anneclaire. full of grace and gumption, she’s taught me so much! i’m so happy to celebrate her 14th year and love on her today. if you’re interested in some of her weekly cookie treats, visit @sweettreatsbyanneclaire or email me and we’ll get you on her list. (and yes, she started shipping recently).

candy colored studio podcast episode #125 - melissa robel of pads4refugees and melissa’s art studio

candy colored studio podcast episode #125 - melissa robel of pads4refugees and melissa’s art studio
at a time when we as a human family are facing covid challenges, it’s easy to see that others are also struggling. some are easily seen and it’s often easy to help. others yet, are less seen, less heard...we want to ease their suffering and and yet, we’re not sure exactly how to make that happen. meet my artist friend melissa robel. melissa is is not only lifting the world through her art, but she’s also the brains behind pads4refugees, a non-profit helping women and girls in refugee camps. hear about melissa’s unique education journey of art and law school(s!)...as well as her time in a yazidi refugee camp in greece. learn how melissa has used these experiences and connections to ease the burdens and challenges of the women and girls in the camps and find out how you can also help. 

candy colored studio podcast episode #124 - melody newey johnson: nurse, poet & her manuscript: “an imperfect roundness”

an imperfect roundness by poet and nurse melody newey johnson
melody newey johnson and i first met at art & soup a couple years ago. What fun when we realized she and her husband would be building a home in midway...just down the street from our home! we stayed in touch and i’ve loved getting to know she and her family through instagram. she came to visit my studio one day and we chatted about her poetry collection a painting celebrating “an imperfect roundness”, and had the most wonderful deep chat about so many other things. you’ll not only hear about this beautiful collection, but you’ll get to hear melody read to you several of the poems. to say it was the loveliest fireside chat i’ve experienced is an understatement. 

candy colored studio podcast episode #123 - ladies of the candy colored club present the “candy club collective” small works show

candy colored studio podcast episode #123 - ladies of the candy colored club present the “candy club collective” small works show
on thursday october 1st our art biz membership, mastermind & community: the candy colored club will be presenting our very first show together! it is an online-only show of small works 10x10 or smaller that will be available on my website (www.katrinaberg.com). 25 artists, 3 to 8 pieces each...all priced at either $150 or $200. (hint hint: our email list subscribers will be getting first dibs on this collection). in this episode, you’ll see and hear from 16 of our artists.

candy colored studio podcast episode #122 - watercolor artist erin acker & a peek at the upcoming “candy club collective” show

candy colored studio podcast episode #122 - watercolor artist erin acker & a peek at the upcoming “candy club collective” show
the candy colored club (our art biz mastermind/membership/community) has been preparing for our first online small works show: “candy club collective” that will be available on my website (www.katrinaberg.com) on thursday october 1st! we’ll have early access links sent to all of those on our email lists...so make sure you’re on my email list as well as erin’s and other candy club members (if you’re like me, you need more than one reminder lol). each candy club member has prepared 3 to 8 original pieces and they are all priced at either $150 or $200. Our small works are all 10x10” or smaller -- perfect for holiday gifting, starting your art collection or adding to it during this crazy time.

candy colored studio podcast episode #121 - fear. brave souls. reading more & open minds

candy colored studio podcast episode #121 - fear. brave souls. reading more & open minds
what do YOU do when a new or old fear starts creeping in? do you meditate/pray/go for a run/share with a loved one or research your heart out? i’ve been voraciously reading, listening and researching every aspect of this pandemic, the sidebar events etc. i want to hear ALL the things and experiences from ALL the people.

candy colored studio podcast episode #120 - megan gray

candy colored studio podcast episode #120 - megan gray
if you don’t know her already, let me introduce you to my dear friend megan gray. if you feel like you’ve had to make tough decisions lately, or have been feeling the pull within your heart to make hard decisions...this episode is for you. if you’ve wanted to let go of things so you can be a better human, full of potential, a more aligned soul, and allow others the same growth and potential -- this episode is for you. megan is not just an artist, she is a mother and a friend, a connector of souls, a lover of becoming and understanding life deeper. listen as she talks about leaving instagram, her art journey...suggestions for school, what she gives up, and so much more. enjoy!

candy colored studio podcast episode #119 - SWEETlady: richelle jolley

candy colored studio podcast episode #119 - SWEETlady: richelle jolley
meet our 3rd midwife, richelle jolley, who cared for and delivered our middle son and our twins. what is it that makes richelle such a great midwife and why do i love her so? hear about her unique gifts, talents, beautiful nurturing soul, and how she continues to bless my life and the lives of our family members each day.

candy colored studio podcast episode #118 - nila conzens - eat. move. matter.

candy colored studio podcast episode #118 - nila conzens - eat. move. matter.
“EAT. MOVE. MATTER. became my daily mantra.” meet lovely nila conzen from hamburg, germany! we had the loveliest chat. her light and love shines ...

candy colored studio podcast episode #117 - SWEETlady: gayle jones kotula

candy colored studio podcast episode #117 - SWEETlady: gayle jones kotula
when i think of my dear friend gayle, i think of gifts or superpowers...the ability to feel so deeply, intuitively...to interpret nature and all it’s goodness...to listen, to breathe deeply...to share love and accept it freely. this is gayle jones. the photographer, painter, installation creator, entrepreneur, boss, site scout, mother, and amazing friend. Enjoy hearing about this special lady. 

candy colored studio podcast episode #116 - essential alternative paths in life

candy colored studio podcast episode #116 - essential alternative paths in life
i’m thinking about you, new homeschool parents, parents trying to survive this new world! alternatives aren’t just for the excelled or even those behind...alternatives are for anyone who finds that the traditional path isn’t working for them. hear more than 12 alternatives that have been the best paths for me, my family & friends. not all alternatives are the best path for everyone -- so listen to your heart while you listen to this episode...it will tell you which alternatives are right for you & your loved ones.
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