Advent at The Well: A Word About Our Cookie Table

For those who didn’t attend our 2017 summer gathering, you missed seeing and enjoying Katie Wallin’s “well” cake. It was so beautiful many didn’t realize it was even a cake at first. Some may have even poked at it, but I’m not naming names. 🙂 Katie’s creative baking skills are once again at work for Read more about Advent at The Well: A Word About Our Cookie Table[…]

Save the Date! Advent at The Well

Hello friends! Long time, no blogpost. After our splendid Summer at The Well gathering on June 24, we took some time to rest and intentionally pray for guidance and direction regarding the future of The Well. I’m excited to share there’s a lot happening behind the scenes to build the spiritual and organizational foundation of this Read more about Save the Date! Advent at The Well[…]

Everyone Needs Deadlines (At least Walt Disney said so)

Do deadlines energize you like they do me? 2017 Summer at The Well is two weeks away and today is the last day to register in order to receive a blessing bag. Head on over here to the ticket system. Speaking of that ticketing system, given we changed systems from last year, I ask all Read more about Everyone Needs Deadlines (At least Walt Disney said so)[…]

Fresh, Fun, and Fabulous: A Spotlight on our Craftswomen

You most likely know a woman who has an eye for design and detail. She mixes and matches colors and patterns together throughout her home in such a way generating a “Wow! That’s so creative. Why didn’t I think of that?” type of response from those gathered there. Or there’s the woman who quietly slips Read more about Fresh, Fun, and Fabulous: A Spotlight on our Craftswomen[…]

Oops.

Uffda. Oy. Oopsie daisy. Mea culpa. #MyBad. In other words, I made a mistake. I mistakenly set our ticket system to stop receiving registrations this past weekend. Oops. If you attempted to buy a ticket for Summer at The Well on June 24 and weren’t able, I am sorry! Have no fear … but please know the real Read more about Oops.[…]

Like a Farmers’ Market: Fresh and Local

The excitement is building around central Iowa for Saturday’s opening day of the 2017 Des Moines Farmers’ Market. Fresh and Local: urban and rural communities coming together, 300 vendors helping to nourish the community with locally-grown produce and flowers, farm fresh eggs and cheese, locally produced baked goods and Iowa-raised meat. The encounter at the Read more about Like a Farmers’ Market: Fresh and Local[…]

Summer at The Well: Tickets On Sale Now

Tickets for the June 24 Summer at The Well encounter are now on sale. To purchase tickets, please click over to the Whoozin ticket registration system here. The early bird registration rate is $60 through May 22. After, the price increases to $65. The gathering will be held at Palmer Hall in St. Thomas Aquinas in Indianola; Read more about Summer at The Well: Tickets On Sale Now[…]

Ticket Launch Update | 2017 Summer at The Well

“The bigger the dreams God plants in our hearts, the more easily we can become discouraged.”  I recently heard that quote while listening to a Fr. Mike Schmitz’ podcast. He was paraphrasing St. ThĂ©rèse of Lisieux, and it immediately caught my attention because 1) as those who will attend the summer gathering on June 24 will soon Read more about Ticket Launch Update | 2017 Summer at The Well[…]

Advent at The Well: A Recap and an Exciting Announcement!

To the 160+ women who came out on a cold night during a busy season for Advent at The Well, thank you! To those who couldn’t attend due to other obligations, we missed you. Here are a few bits and pieces from the evening. I’ve been asked several times: Was Katie Patrizio’s talk recorded? Yes! Katie’s talk was Read more about Advent at The Well: A Recap and an Exciting Announcement![…]