Gwen Stefani- This is What the Truth Feels Like

I am not generally a big fan of pop music, but I don’t know a girl that spent her teenage years in the 90s that doesn’t love singer/songwriter, Gwen Stefani. “Tragic Kingdom” was one of my favorite albums. “I’m Just a Girl” was my feminist anthem. I have been …

The New Country Crock

If you are like me, you have grown up with the iconic brown tub of Country Crock. I was so happy to hear that they have made some changes for the better to their buttery products. “We all want to feel good about the food we feed our families. …

Meet Jethro- I Got a New Cat

It can be so quiet and lonely here all day now that I work from home full-time. Nothing at all like back when the kids were little and home with me all day! I know the work and extra effort that getting a new pet can add to an …

TALON Bluetooth Wireless Headphones

I was looking for a great pair of workout ear buds for my husband when I came across these TALON Bluetooth Wireless Headphones. He likes to run so being lightweight and sweat proof were absolute must-have features. But most importantly, they needed to stay put! Often, the cause for …

A Painting Today

I painted a painting that was similar to this several years ago. I am planning a series of trees like this one. Or similar in style anyway. I previously liked using board with a slick surface so that I could get the flowing quality I liked out of the paint, …

Aging My Kitchen Cabinets for a Rustic Look

A snowed-in day is the perfect time to stare around your house and think about projects that you have been meaning to do for a long time. Today I landed on my kitchen cabinets. Ever since we put down our new flooring in there, I have been planning to …

Cute Simple Valentine’s Day Art for Kids

This has always been a favorite technique both for my own kids and for my art kids at school. It’s so simple. You just need coffee filters, washable markers, a paintbrush and water. We used scrapbooking scissors with a fancy edge to cut our pretty heart shapes. Let the …

We’re Going Back to Disney World!

We went to Disney World 5 years ago. My son was 4 and my daughter had just turned 3. It was perfect. She was right in the midst of her princess obsession that phased out by the time she was 5. He was totally into pirates. And Disney movies …

Lovely Apple Pie

My husband’s favorite dessert in the whole world is apple pie. We were watching MasterChef and one of the challenges was to bake an apple pie and by the end of the episode we were both seriously craving a homemade apple pie. I enjoyed making my Pretty Mini Pies so much that I …

Inspired

Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working. -Pablo Picasso I have always loved that quote. Because when it comes to art, I have always been willing to work for it. I have been in a creative frenzy this week. I just want to spend every waking hour …