"Sometimes you need to press pause to let everything sink in." ~ Sebastian Vettel

 I have had to take some major pauses this past year, and for that I apologize. From these pauses though have come some great things. For one, I have decided it is time to re do the blog. In this world where we are ever changing I need to have my blog reflect the growths that have occurred in my life. 2015 was a big year for me both personally and professionally. This caused me to spend a lot of time away from the computer focusing on work and most importantly on myself.  

From this time away I have started to realize what I want to write about and document here on sparklegrunge. So please, just hang in there with me while I get my shit together....I will be back momentarily, and hopefully there will be no more large gaps or pauses found in 2016 like there were in 2015. Though pauses may be good, all who know me know I cannot stay in silence for too long. 

So until I get my ish together... here is a little look back on the kick ass moments of 2015 and of the people I call family.

I apologize for all the shots of my feet, I think subconsciously I have a foot fetish, but I like to think it just due to the love of shoes.

It is amazing to find a best friend like this unexpectedly in your life.

It is amazing to find a best friend like this unexpectedly in your life.

Some days you just have to say no... I did a lot this past year

Some days you just have to say no... I did a lot this past year

See I do have a girly side when I want to

See I do have a girly side when I want to

Me doing what I do best, hiding in the dressing room

Me doing what I do best, hiding in the dressing room

Think they will let me be OVO for life? 

Think they will let me be OVO for life? 

This crew is the best family a girl could ever ask for

This crew is the best family a girl could ever ask for

Leather and stilettos in NYC...duh

Leather and stilettos in NYC...duh

Hotel and bus living all year long

Hotel and bus living all year long

Everyone once and awhile someone will treat you like the princess you are

Everyone once and awhile someone will treat you like the princess you are

But then you are brought back to reality....which I would never trade in

But then you are brought back to reality....which I would never trade in

I mean my name is sticks and I am a fucking bad ass

I mean my name is sticks and I am a fucking bad ass

who has these people as road family

who has these people as road family

Do not even get me started on this lady

Do not even get me started on this lady

I mean when one is down we pick up the other

I mean when one is down we pick up the other

This is my main rock for sure. Who taught me so much in 2015 and I will forever love

This is my main rock for sure. Who taught me so much in 2015 and I will forever love

Aside from the people road views are breath taking as well

Aside from the people road views are breath taking as well

OH and I am always in Canada which is amazing!!!

OH and I am always in Canada which is amazing!!!

Before I go I would not have survived last year without you...thank you

Before I go I would not have survived last year without you...thank you