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 …

Snowy Day!

We have 2 boxers. They are incredibly funny and they stay puppies at heart long after they become adult dogs. We spent some family time in the backyard this morning after we got our first big snow of the winter here in southern Ohio. Oh my. They had tons of …

Pretty Mini Pies for Valentine’s Day

My secret is out. I like easy food. But it has to be good. My time is precious and unless my kids are in there with me, I’m not looking to spend the whole day in the kitchen. I can and have made great pie crust by hand but …

2 Simple Coconut Oil & Honey Face Scrubs

My face is really DRY right now. This happens every winter. But my skin is also so sensitive that I can’t use anything on it or I have some kind of reaction with redness and patchy  dryness that is worse than before. The only moisturizing product I can use …