Keep Going!

“I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.”  Philippians 3:14 God has a plan for your life. Everyday may not be easy, but the challenges are tools to groom you for the destiny that is yours. No one can do what you were born to do. […]


Birthday Cruise

This is a throwback in 2009 when I took my two youngest daughters on a cruise(My eldest princess was already grown and gone) This birthday vacation was elegant and so much fun. Spending time with family and creating memories should always be priority! Keep creating your life’s story with your loved ones. (Photo: Dinner at […]

College Throwback

Expand Your Intellect

#Lostfiles This photo was taken when I was a Senior in college. Those were days of challenges, work, term papers, sleepless nights with study groups, research projects, endless homework, and lots of fun. Whether it is reading a book every week or learning something new everyday, always challenge and elevate your mind. You don’t have […]


Happy Founder’s Day!

Happy Founder’s Day, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated! #1908 #prettygirlswearpearls #alphakappaalpha #sorority #pinkandgreen #patricetankard #spring88 #bethunecookmanuniversity #gammatauchapter #linenumber28 #linenameAllNightLong #professionalwomenonamission          


Lunch in Kentucky

As I sat looking out of the window during the flight, I have to admit that I was a bit nervous. This was my first time riding in my brother’s airplane. Ben flew Jewel and I from Tennessee to Kentucky for lunch at the Montana Grille for a family business meeting. He is a great […]


Happy Birthday, Ben Tankard!

Happy Birthday to my Twin and friend, Ben! It has been so amazing to watch you grow and go. You live such a blessed and fabulous life and I want to thank you for allowing me and our sister, Ava to be a part. You are truly a family man. Much love and shout out […]

Come Home

Your Happy Space

No matter what is going on any and everywhere, when you come home, you deserve the luxury and blessing of.coming home to a happy and peaceful dwelling. It’s your sanctuary. If you do not have it, then it is time to create it. Enjoy your happy space ! Patrice Tankard #home #homemade #sanctuary #peace #happiness […]

Lost Files

Lost Files

Young Musician – This is me in 1991 – New Providence Island – Bahamas I’ve been across the waters since that time and I absolutely love traveling on a cruise ship. Every great moment in life is worth remembering. What are some of your great moments? #patricetankard #1991 #youngmusician #international #travel #islandvibes #musicianlife #organist #keyboardist […]

Happy Birthday Kirsten

Happy Birthday, Kirsten!

Happy Birthday to Notes of Inspiration’s own!  Kirsten has been a part of the Notes of Inspiration team since 2009. She’s an awesome business woman with excellent talent in administration, production and recording technology. Kirsten, may you have the most wonderful birthday and brand new year! We love you! The Notes of Inspiration Team


Growth Guaranteed

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord.  As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.” Isaiah 55:9 It would bother me to no end if our God could only think on our […]