HOWDY HONEY. I'm Beja. It's nice to meet you.

I'm Beja (pronounced BEIGE+uh) Foster. Beja is Portuguese for kiss. A kiss is an expression of love. Foster means to encourage. My name literally means to encourage an expression of love.

I started Howdy Honey with a passion for the power encouraging words can have on the people in our everyday lives.

Encouragement comes in many forms: scripture, kindness, compliments, prayer, and even sharing a laugh.

Proverbs 16:24 says, "Kind words are like honey-- sweet to the soul and healthy for the body."

Fashion is the perfect medium for sharing encouragement because fashion travels. Heartfelt encouragement isn't trite or surface level. It penetrates deep into the soul. At the root, encouragement acknowledges that you are a one of a kind masterpiece by God. Because of this, I can celebrate another woman's success, beauty, gifts, and purpose because doing so doesn't diminish my own.