Thanks for coming | Chantilly

Thanks for coming

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well- that was a long (but fun) day :))

seriously, i can't even believe i got all these crazy talented women to conspire to help launch my release. i must be the luckiest girl in the world or something! everyone's posts were so creative, i just want to give a *big* round of hugs to today's guest posters!! each and every one of you ladiez rock my world.

i also want to give an enormous shoutout to my AWESOME KICKSTARTER BACKERS, who obviously helped out so much, i can't even believe.

also the musicians who contributed their time and talents. plus someone i really, really couldn't have done it without- saul.

again, i really hope everyone had fun today, and we helped put smiles on some people's faces. if evidenced by everything you've seen and read, the conclusion i hope you draw is that making dreams come true is so totally possible.

sure, it may not look exactly how you pictured it.

perhaps you wanted to sell your painting for $10,000 instead of $100. the handmade business isn't picking up as fast as you'd like. you thought you'd move to new york city and find success right away, but instead you've been a broke "artist" for five years (twiddles thumbs...) maybe you thought you'd have this rather than that. etc., etc.

things will never, ever turn out the way you thought. that's just reality.

but it's my true belief that if you want something bad enough, you will find a way have it. it might come at a great cost, and take a long time. it probably won't be easy (if you're one of the lucky ones, maybe it might!) i also think it's okay to give up on dreams that you might feel are weighing you down...

but it's my feeling that i'd rather try something than regret never having done it. frankly, sometimes this philosophy can lead me into some miserable situations. lol! but i have no regret on my conscience, and feel proud to have lived my life this way (for the most part...)

even though i'm not "where i want to be" yet (sometimes, i don't even know where that is), i am forever climbing. forever seeking. trying to enjoy the journey.

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so again, head on over to bandcamp and pick up a cd if you feel moved to.

since it was such a a hefty day, i'll probably take tomorrow off. but i'll definitely see you again this week.

thanks for sticking around :)) xxoxo



  1. Wooooo hoooo! I'm so happy I could be a part of this party! I'm over the moon happy for you (or should it be Up to the Moon in this case :p) and your perseverance is admirable and inspiring.

    You're the best girl!!


  2. yay!!!! What a great day! Go you!!!

  3. Congratulations!!

    I love the EP, it's awesome, I've listened to it loads. I am really looking forward to following your journey and seeing what the future has in store for you :)

  4. Truly gorgeous music-- thanks so much for persisting & Congratulations!!

  5. Looks like so much fun! Congrats! :)

  6. I am very happy to have been a part of it :p. Hope you sell lots and lots of CDs!!! :D

  7. Congrats! I really like this EP, you have such a unique style. I love your voice.

  8. first time at your blog and i already love you! you're such an artistic person and it inspires me <3 keep climbing girl, you'll get there fast!


  9. congrats chantilly!!! :) Let's keep on climbing! Tuning in on your journey from now on! :) To dreams!!! :)

  10. Love your party hat and streamer color choice. <3

  11. oh my goodness amazing amazing job on your EP & goodness I wish I weren't so out of the loop I def would have helped out w/ the big launch, I've been listening to your samples on repeat for the past hour, so beautiful and well-done! & I loved your outlook on working for your dreams, keep it up!


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