Hey there friend, Welcome to my Blog!
This blog is something I have been wanting to do for years but I kept getting in the way of myself and making excuses not to do it. “What will people think of me?” “Who even am I to think I should be blogging?” ” No one cares what I have to say!” are all things I kept telling myself.
This past year has been a VERY transformative year for me. For the first time in my life I feel confident in who I am as a Woman, Wife, Mom, Friend, & most importantly, Human. My friends and family have been pushing me to start this blog which I am forever grateful for. Now here I am. So let me tell you a little more about me and what I have planned for this little website I have created!
Katelyn is my name and creating is my game! Ever since I can remember I have LOVED creating. As a little girl I never played with dolls, instead, you could find me drawing, coloring, or dreaming of being an Artist. As I grew older I remember being in Middle School in Miss Davidson’s English class feeling SO inspired to one day be an Author or Journalist. Fast forward to High School where I found my love for Fine Arts and suddenly found myself spending ALL my time drawing and attending art shows. I then went to Beauty School in hopes to have a job as a Hairstylist while I went to school to be an Art Teacher. Then I found out Art teachers didn’t make any money and stuck to doing hair, which I loved!
After 4 years of working in the salon as a Hair Stylist I met my now-husband, Tyler. Then along came our oldest daughter, Macy. After having Macy I decided to stay home with her & then four years later came our youngest daughter, Ruby! Ever since becoming a Stay at Home Mom I have learned to create in other ways than doing hair or painting pictures. I now have become, what I like to call; a serial hobbyist. Some of these include; Plants, Baking, Traveling, Crafting, and if I’m being honest, Shopping. (putting outfits together is an art & hobby right?)
Now here I am, combining all my passions into one! I have always loved sharing all my hobbies with my loved ones & now I have one place to share it with all of you!
The Story Behind the name “The Show Gals”
When I was thinking about creating a Blog & Instagram I of course was thinking of the perfect name! I love our last name; Showalter, and all the potential it has for a play on words. Once we had Ruby I joked that when they were older their classmates might call them “The Show Girls”. Then it clicked! THAT’S IT I thought. We live in Las Vegas, are a family of all girls (don’t worry, Tyler LOVES it) and it just felt like the perfect, clever name. After some thought, I realized “The Show Girls” may attract the wrong crowd. Plus, the Instagram handle was already taken. Shocking, I know. The Show Girls then turned into what is now The Show Gals, which hopefully doesn’t attract the wrong crowd I was worried about before. I suppose only time will tell.
My Goal for this Blog is to inspire you to step out of your comfort zone & create something, travel with your kids, or maybe even buy a plant and keep it alive! I hope you love being here as much as I do and continue to follow along.
I will be here for the long run, and already anticipating a new post. I’m so proud of you, the world deserves to know just how amazing you are and my god creative in so many ways!!!!
You are the sweetest! Thank you!!
Great introduction!! So excited for all your content! And maybe just maybe I’ll buy a plant soon! ?
BUY ALL THE PLANTS!
This is awesome Katelyn!!! I am so proud of you! This brought an instant smile to my face reminiscing about your childhood and your beautiful gift to create such amazing art. I love you to pieces and can’t wait to see all your successes
Thank you! Love you!
Way to go! Can’t wait to see to see all you creat and do!?
I’m so excited to follow your journey. And so proud of you for finally launching your blog ?
Thank you! I definitely wouldn’t be doing it without your help!?
I CANNOT wait to see all of your creations! I’m so proud of you! I’ve been learning from you for years (spoiled, I know) and now the whole world can see your talent!! ❤️?
I’m so lucky to have you as a friend! Thank you!?
How fun is this?! Congrats, Katelyn. You are going to be great at this! You take the best pictures! Can’t wait to see what you come up with!
Thank you so much!!