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  • The Great Pumpkin Speaks

    Wednesday, October 20th, 2010 Posted in Crafts, Kids, Seasons | 1 Comment »

    Anyone who knows me, knows I have a love-hate relationship with technology. I love it when it works, I hate it when it doesn't work. And for me ... it doesn't ... Read more..

    Girls Weekend Tutorial

    Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 Posted in About, Events, Kids | No Comments »

    [caption id="attachment_1261" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="Some very relaxed mommies."][/caption] A formula for a relaxing weekend: Five moms - kids + a cabin near an artsy small town + spas + plenty of shopping ... Read more..

    Yeah, I Have an Art Staff

    Monday, March 15th, 2010 Posted in About, Kids | No Comments »

    My 6-year-old made this for me. "Mom, you can take this to shows and hang it up so people know where to go to your website." Read more..

    Impromptu Treasure Hunt

    Monday, June 1st, 2009 Posted in Kids | No Comments »

    [caption id="attachment_987" align="aligncenter" width="301" caption="An alligator chewing on the coveted balloons, which are inside a tin I bought at a yard sale this weekend."][/caption] Here's a great rainy (or sunny) day ... Read more..

    Impressionism in 8 minutes

    Tuesday, March 10th, 2009 Posted in Events, Kids | No Comments »

    [caption id="attachment_811" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="The kids re-create Monet's waterlillies using felt board and felt cutouts."][/caption] Here's the art history class I wish I had in college: ..and now on to Impressionism. There's ... Read more..

    Products of a Snow Day

    Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009 Posted in About, Kids, Recipes, Seasons | 2 Comments »

    About 6 inches on the ground. A day off from school. Here's what we made of the snow day Monday. Left to her own devices my daughter comes up with the ... Read more..

    Like Mother, Like Daughter

    Friday, November 21st, 2008 Posted in About, Kids | 1 Comment »

    [caption id="attachment_637" align="aligncenter" width="422" caption="The American Girl Catalog with a multitude of sticky notes spewing out the top."][/caption] Exactly 15 minutes after this American Girl catalog arrived in our mail box ... Read more..

    Apple Picking in a Hurricane

    Saturday, September 6th, 2008 Posted in Kids, Nature, Seasons | No Comments »

    Two bushels was enough to pick considering the bushels of rain we endured.There we are, my kids, niece and mom (plus my sister-in law, who is beside me snapping pictures, ... Read more..

    Canning Jar Bling

    Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008 Posted in Crafts, Jewelry, Kids, Tutorial | 2 Comments »

    [caption id="attachment_390" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="Sparkle and shine from canning jar rims."][/caption] My canning jars needed an upgrade. They're hand-me-downs from my mom, so after years of pickles and preserves, it was ... Read more..

    Turqouise and Morning Glories

    Monday, September 1st, 2008 Posted in Horse Hair, Jewelry | No Comments »

    [caption id="attachment_370" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="The beads woven into this bracelet reflect the colors of the morning glories in my garden."][/caption] This week I sent off four custom horse hair pieces to ... Read more..