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What is My Creativity Blog?

My Creativity Blog is dedicated to covering the subjects of creativity, art, the artistic process and art education. I hope to share inspiration and encouragement to anyone that has an interest in becoming more creative. I also plan to share experiences that really excite and motivate the artist in me.

Who is Terry Holliday Giltner?

The content of My Creativity Blog is produced by Terry Holliday Giltner, artist and former art teacher. Some of you know her as Terry Holliday. Some of you know her as Terry Giltner. She will answer to either name.Terry Holliday Giltner

Terry was born loving horses. She brakes for butterflies and turtles and as a little girl constantly annoyed her mother by bringing home stray animals. She desires a life of travel, but gets homesick and needs a nest to retreat to. Terry loves to be by herself, but equally loves being with her family.

She is a sucker for a man in a cowboy hat, especially her grandsons. She likes to read non-fiction or historical novels and tends to become obsessed about learning new things.Terry would love to be that really healthy in shape person but caves in to her chocolate cravings on a daily basis. She has a secret wish to…….oh, it wouldn’t be a secret if I told you!

Other creative ventures Terry is involved with are producing art, creating art lessons on videos for children, writing for Art For Homeschool, which includes sponsoring an online art show for homeschool students, and posting to My Creative Journal. Terry’s beautiful art work can be seen and purchased at her website, Watercolors By Terry and Fine Art America.

Terry’s other interests are gardening, web design, jewelry making, genealogy, yoga, and reiki.

Who else is writing for My Creativity Blog?

Lara DeHaven

Lara DeHaven

Lara DeHaven will occasionally write additional articles for the blog. Lara is a Spanish teacher, with an English major from Texas A& M University. Lara is currently home-schooling her children of 5. Lara lives on a cattle ranch in Texas and is the business manager of the Cross Creek Cattle Company grass fed beef program.

Lara raises free-range chickens and milk goats, helps her husband with many different types of ranch chores, and taxis her children to extra activities such as music lessons, dance, riding lessons and 4-H. With 5 children and all the activities and jobs to do, Lara has become very creative. She will be sharing her experiences and ways to get by in this time of economic strain, as well as sharing about homeschooling, parenting and whatever comes to mind.

Lara runs her own website dedicated to living self-sufficiently called Texas Homesteader.  She is also an author for Welcome to the Ranch . Her book Texas Homesteader Wheat-Free Cookbook is published and available in print.

On occasion Terry will invite guest writers to share their expertise on My Creativity Blog. I hope you enjoy the site and the numerous articles about creativity!