Sunday, December 1, 2013


Sorry everyone for being so quiet - leaving my old school and starting high school with all new people was quite an adjustment. Also, I was given doctor's order in September to take 6-8 weeks off to allow some damage I did to my vocal chords to heal. So, in addition to getting my first real job (I definitely know that a career in fast food is not for me...) I have been focusing on my schoolwork and being an annoying pest to my family and friends instead.

It's not glamourous but I like making money!!! :D
Now for the good news - despite still having to deal with some chiropractic issues, not only have I been singing again (finally!) but I have a couple of new gigs you are welcome to come and see!!!

On Saturday December 7th I am performing at the Alberta Beach Active 50 Plus Club's Christmas dinner. Tickets: $18.00 Members $21.00 Non Members, Mark 780 892-4422, Joan 780 924-2186, Shirley 780 924-3272, Doors 5:30 Dinner 6 PM Please bring an unwrapped toy for a child or teen and something for the Christmas food hampers. You can get more info here!

My dog is so cute!!!

On December 12, 2013, I'll be performing a set for the ShineFM Kids' Kottage Radiothon. We are performing on the HMV Stage at West Edmonton Mall. The Radiothon runs from 6am to 6pm, and I will be on stage at 4:30pm. (What a great excuse to leave work early, no?!) You can find out more about Kids' Kottage here.

Just goofing around with the camera...

Check out our rainbow of fancy all-natural eggs!
His official fundraiser for his OMD is now over (Thanks you to everyone who donated - we raised almost $600 to pay down his dental bill!!!) but if you'd like to help Kailer keep proving the experts wrong, please contact Academy Dental at 780.423.1869 to make a payment directly on Kailer's account.

(If you can't see this sorry - I will try and upload it to my YouTube channel later!)
Hoping to see some of your smiling faces soon! Thanks again to all my family, friends, and fans for your ongoing support :)

Lastly, my whole family has been trying to eat healthier, spend more time together, and make some big positive changes in how we interact daily. So far, I'm loving how much closer I feel to my family.

Lastly, some SUPER exciting news about my brother Kailer. We were told he would never tie his shoes. Well, guess what!

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Win 2 full day passes to Aug 2, 2013 Big Valley Jamboree

Hello, everyone!!!  A family friend had to cancel at the last minute and so we have TWO TICKETS up for grabs, along with a signed copy of my demo CD, a framed picture, an official Kailee fridge magnet, and one of my super awesome "HELLO my name is" stickers. All you have to do is click any link on this page.  You can even click on the "win" button below and it will take you right to the Facebook Contest.

You will have to LIKE my page to enter, and you must answer the skill testing question correctly as well as SHARE the contest on your page or with your friends.  If you get the answer wrong (hint: the link with the correct answer is right there) or you do not share the contest after completing your entry, you WILL NOT be eligible to win.

Complete rules are on the Facebook page.  Hurry up!  Tell your boss you might need Friday off.  AND GO ENTER NOW!!!

Sunday, July 28, 2013

New rehearsal vid uploaded!

Hi, everyone!  Here's a little Sunday Sweet - me practising a little Ave Maria (Beyonce-style) for you.  I've never. Ever. Ever. rehearsed so much, so hard as I have in the last 2 weeks as I prepare to perform on the ATB Homegrown Talent stage at Big Valley Jamboree this coming Friday.  It would be so amazing to perform on Mainstage on Sunday - please wish me luck and send me winning vibes!

I'm also learning some new tunes and brushing up on some old ones so I can get a song list together for a few upcoming busking gigs.  You can come here to check the Performance Schedule or join me on Facebook or Twitter to keep current on when and where I'm performing in coming weeks.  Thank you for all the love and support!



Saturday, July 27, 2013

Facebook prize giveaway!

Congratulations to Josh for being our first official contest giveaway winner!!! Watch the deliciously hilarious winner video here!  (sorry about the sound quality - we were playing with an editor for fun but it sounds really choppy lol)

Like the fan page on Facebook by clicking the link or that little button over there on the right to join in the next contest giveaway starting Monday, July 29, 2013.



Tuesday, July 23, 2013

New performances added.

Kailee has just added two new performance dates to her schedule.  She will be performing during services at 10:30am on August 24, 2013 at the West Edmonton 7th Day Adventist Church located at 9949 - 149 street, NW and at the Tour of Alberta performance in Sir Winston Churchill Square at 11:15 am on September 2, 2013, both in Edmonton, AB.  Both performances are available free of charge to the general public.

~the management

Monday, July 22, 2013

Woohoo picture day!

I had my first professional photo shoot ever yesterday.  It was insane fun and I was so excited to see the pictures!

The photographer told me to just bring everything I had for clothes and she would pick from those, so first thing in the morning me and my Mom packed up all my stuff and headed to the studio.  When we got there she took some pictures of me without my hair and make-up done.  I wasn't very happy about that because my bangs had grown out a bit and were crooked.  O.o


She also took me outside and made me run around in a mosquito-infested field with an umbrella.

I didn't have time to put all my clothes in the dryer the night before the shoot, so the jeans I'm wearing in this picture are actually damp.  (I thought she was weird for taking a picture of just my feet but now I get it.)

After that, the hair and make-up people got me ready for the first set.  My mom was the unofficial assistant and got to fix my clothes when they looked weird.  Thank you, Mommy! I love you!

I had a tiny pimple show up on the morning of the shoot and the photographer said, don't worry - if it's temporary I take it out.  Then we asked if we got all of the pictures and the photographer laughed, because there is so much work to do in Photoshop.  You can really see how much work has to go into each picture in this unedited pic (below left) compared with the final image (below right).


There was a lot of laughing (and a lot of outtakes, too...)

But even with all the laughter we managed to get some amazing pics.

The last look we went for was crazy.  This is what they had to do to my face and hair to get me ready:

I don't think I've ever had such huge hair or long eyelashes in my life!  The foam donut they used to make my hair so big is my new favourite hair accessory, though...

Right towards the end of the photo shoot the rest of my family stopped in.  My littlest brother decided he wanted a jumping picture, too.  I think he looks like a flying pencil.

The photographer says there are more pictures coming but that she is saving the very best of the best for when I finally have something recorded and maybe need a CD cover or an icon for iTunes.  I'm really just so excited and grateful for everything that's happening right now - it feels a bit like a dream.  :)

Are you coming to see me on the ATB Homegrown Stage at Big Valley Jamboree on August 2nd, 2013?  If you are, please come and say hi after the show - I'd love to meet you!  Please wish me luck to win a performance on the main stage on August 4th!


Sunday, July 14, 2013

I love meeting other musicians!

This was such a great day - I got to meet Xavier Rudd!  Check out his music here!