Contest winners!

My beloved Matt, Polaroid SX-70

Thank you for all of the beautiful stories you sent in! It was torture trying to narrow it down to only three. All of the stories stirred our hearts and reminded us that there is so much beauty and love all around us.

In the end, we chose stories that represented different kinds of love. They are all so moving.

The winning entries are by:
Katia Tidic, Katrin Lambrette and Melody Murray

Congratulations to you!

You can view them here.

We also couldn’t resist sharing a few more of our favorites with you by Henry Webb, Christine Scott, Sheryl, and Kariann. They were all so damn good.

I hope this Valentine’s Day reminds you of the love that surrounds you, in whatever form that takes.

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Hi, I’m Andrea

On this blog you’ll be learning with me how to use our voices, share our creative superpowers and live life in full color.

As an artist, photographer, life coach + mentor, I’m redefining what it means to be a SUPERHERO — ‘cause in my world, it’s got nothing to do with capes, spandex or sidekicks and everything to do with tenderness, intuition & baby steps of bravery.



  1. Shelley Noble

    Fantastic letters! Great choices! I enjoyed them all so much!! Thank you!

  2. stef

    WOW! VERY touching stories. Thank you to everyone who shared such intimate stories with all of us.
    love to you all.

  3. Bianca

    Ohh, beautiful stories, I’m not done reading them all – just yet, but ohh the one about “my beloved” how beautiful!
    Love it, love it, love it! Great choices!
    I thought about sharing another one with you; this is a very short one (unlike me), from the time I started dating my husband:
    It was the first time I went over his apartment, so I did not know my way around the neighborhood. The next day, when it was time to leave his place, I followed him on my car. We approached the tolls and I was right behind him, then it was my turn to pay the tolls – when the man on the toll-booth told me: “you are all set young lady, the gentleman ahead of you took care of your fee” and smiling he said “you have a good day”. I thought it was the sweetest thing, and I realized then – that I was dating and getting to know someone truly special!
    Happy Valentines Day!

  4. rachael

    what beautiful stories. thank you – andrea, all of the judges & all of the writers – for sharing such touching & intimate moments.
    so beautiful.. thank you. 🙂

  5. Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy

    what a scrumptious collection! thank you for these valentines. i love “flat alec”. i am sending all of you love

  6. Steph

    What wonderful love stories! Melody’s made me cry, but in that good way . . .

  7. Julia

    Such lovely stories… Thank you for sharing them.

  8. Kiersten Seiler

    Thanks for the wonderful stories of love. After I read the stories, I went back and started reading journals from when my soul mate and I first met almost eight years ago. Your letters and my readings brought me to rediscover my belief that we all really have so much, and if I slow down just a little, I would see everything I need is right here with me now.

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