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melody ross
Boise, Idaho metro area
I am the co-founder of, I am a full time artist and writer, wife and mother of 5
Interests: collage, shopping, reading, writing, photography, painting, entrepreneurship, public speaking, decorating, scrapbook journaling, lifting weights & running, fabric arts, multimedia arts, metal arts, leather arts, brainstorming with idea people...
Recent Activity
Seriously SOOOOOOOOOO beautiful. I actually started to cry when I read about how you all cheered when he flew away...I can just imagine it!!!!!! WHat a beautiful experience to share as a family....especially after all you have been through together. SO happy that Lilia got to be such a huge part of that. Thank you for you all so much! xoxo
HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY.....I found this piece I had written 5 or so years ago......when in the middle of my husband's brain injury recovery.....when my marriage was, for all practical purposes, completely vanishing....and in the nicest way I can say it...was... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2012 at MelodyFreebird
I have spent the last several months LEARNING. I decided to stop and make some decisions and really decide what drives me. I have been writing a lot...a lot a lot a lot...but lots of it isn’t ready to share... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2011 at MelodyFreebird
The very best thing you can ever, ever do for your heart and your soul is to leave people, places, and situations better than you found them, even if those things did they best they could to leave you in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2011 at MelodyFreebird
Sometimes we complicate things when they really are quite simple. Sometimes the answer to a problem, or the answer to a prayer is so very sweet and small and simple that we just can not believe that it could be... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2011 at MelodyFreebird
I have not forgotten what depression feels like. I have not forgotten what it feels like to feel stuck and lost and trapped. I have not forgotten what it feels like to feel like a complete failure, beyond recovery...I have... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2011 at MelodyFreebird
Despite the best planning, the most diligent working, and the very best intentions, some days just don't go at all like we hope for them to go. Sometimes weeks go like this, sometimes months. We do all that we feel... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2011 at MelodyFreebird
Sometimes the pieces of us get a little bit mixed up and we have to let ourselves fall apart so that we can get ourselves back in order. And it's ok to grieve over things that we've lost. It's ok... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2011 at MelodyFreebird
When making tough decisions, you will never regret making the decision that brings the most peace to your heart. Sometimes it doesn't bring the most peace to your LIFE in the short term, but if it is what brings the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2011 at MelodyFreebird
Just like we are told on an airplane before a flight, before reaching out to help another we must have our own oxygen masks on. It is not taking anything away from anyone else when we take some time each... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2011 at MelodyFreebird
This month is INSANELY busy and we want to keep you updated on what is going on so you don’t miss out on anything, and so that we don’t miss out on YOU!! That is the purpose for this little... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2011 at MelodyFreebird
Look around at what exists in your life right now, beautiful friend. Look at the events that had to be orchestrated to get you to exactly where you are, doing exactly what you are doing, with exactly who you are... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2011 at MelodyFreebird
Please don't get caught up in thinking, beautiful girl, that your dreams, hopes and ambitions don't matter, that your ideas are dumb or unattainable. Please remember that pretty much everything you put to use on a daily basis came about... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2011 at MelodyFreebird
The only way to get to the truth is to listen to your heart, to pay very close attention to your gut. It is YOUR truth. And that does not mean it is the same truth for someone else's life.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2011 at MelodyFreebird
Please don't steal away the beauty of this time in your life by wishing you still looked like a kid, phenomenal you. We all get to take turns being kids, being teenagers, being young adults. And then we get a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2011 at MelodyFreebird
Here's the super cute skirt my husband made me, and the rest of my uniform that I obediently wore. By the end of the weekend...I very very very proudly wore it. Never, ever ever ever ever, in ten trillion years... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2011 at MelodyFreebird
It is not bad to preserve all that is good and true and productive about yourself for things that matter most. You are not selfish or mean or cowardly. There is only one of you and there are only 24... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2011 at MelodyFreebird
When we listen to every single voice around us, life can get incredibly confusing. Sometimes we spend years and years ONLY listening to the voices around us and never get quiet enough to hear our own truth. Sometimes we want... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2011 at MelodyFreebird
There will be no Facebook Friday for me this week...because I am currently here.......... and tomorow morning I will be in a remote place, doing something that I absolutely, positively never, ever would have thought I would be doing.........but, it's... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2011 at MelodyFreebird
We teach others how to treat us by the way we treat ourselves. We are the best examples of how we must be treated. If we treat ourselves with respect and kindness, others will know to treat us with respect... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2011 at MelodyFreebird
CLICK HERE to CHECK IT OUT! YAYYYY!!!!!!! CLICK HERE to go...A new place to keep up with my art, my products and everything that's happening with Brave Girl's Club too....... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2011 at MelodyFreebird
There are seasons in life that come and go. Sometimes it feels like things will never change, or that we will never get through a certain time in our life -- but we always do, don't we? We always got... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2011 at MelodyFreebird
This will be the hardest, most humiliating part of sharing my whole 90 day Facebook-free journey....documenting my admission of just how yucky and bad my Facebook addiction was....but, I am gonna plow through it so I can answer your questions...and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2011 at MelodyFreebird