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Hi! I'm Kristin.

I’m excited about sharing all the bits and pieces that make up the music of life!

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I teach piano but am currently not accepting new students. Please read the posts in the Music category for helpful tips!

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Peppermints and Cherries

bits and pieces of the music of life

Beauty Advice for Postpartum Hair Shed

Have you ever noticed that your hair is thicker during pregnancy? At my postpartum doctor’s visit after my first baby, I remember the doctor telling me to expect hair loss. Since my hair was longer, she said it would be more obvious. I remember thinking that maybe…...

Autumn Is In the Air!

I’m always ready for fall at the end of summer, and spring is a nice change from winter. We see God’s creative handiwork in the miracle of the changing seasons. I often don’t view the changing of the seasons as a miracle, but it truly is. This time of year provides...

Cabbage Rolls Recipe

Ingredients: 1 lb. lean ground beef 10-12 cabbage leaves onion powder garlic salt black pepper 1 cup brown rice (cooked) 2 eggs 2 jars of spaghetti sauce 2 medium tomatoes parmesan cheese *For added veggies: Sauté onion, green pepper, and diced mushroom in olive oil,...

How to Deal with Stage Fright During a Musical Performance

I will never forget singing in chapel when I was in college. If I try to envision an especially nerve-wracking experience…ding, ding, ding… this is where my memory goes! Let’s just say I’m glad I made it through the song, but I’m thinking it was super obvious that my...

Summer Squash Casserole

Summer is the perfect time to bake a squash casserole! We have eaten a lot of squash this summer, and most of the time I slice, drizzle with a little olive oil, sprinkle with garlic salt, and broil in the oven. So delicious! The recipe below is another great way to...

14 Tips for Piano Recitals

We are approaching recital season for musicians, and my students will soon feature their prized pieces at our piano recital! So, as a help to my students and possibly other students, I am posting these helpful tips for piano recitals! If you are a teacher or a student...

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