Painting: Girl Wearing Orange Earrings, on Cradled Wood Panel, February 2nd, 2023

Due to my sleep disorder, this painting was done late at night and into the morning. Here are my paint brushes: In the end, I used all of these colors, plus a few more. I started by coating a cradled wood panel with clear gesso and then decided to decoupage the background/underlying skin tone withContinue reading “Painting: Girl Wearing Orange Earrings, on Cradled Wood Panel, February 2nd, 2023”

Painting: Young Woman in a Hat, on Cradled Wood Panel, February 1, 2023

This painting was done in parts due to my sleep disorder, instead of all in one go, which I prefer. I started by coating a cradled wood panel with clear gesso and then decided to decoupage the background/underlying skin tone. To do this, I decoupaged my cradled wood panel with a bright pink tissue paper.Continue reading “Painting: Young Woman in a Hat, on Cradled Wood Panel, February 1, 2023”

Costumes for Mickey’s Not So Scarey Halloween Party

My husband and I are going as Sorcerer Mickey and one of the enchanted brooms. I will be Mickey and my husband will be the broom AND it was my husband’s idea!! We are having so much fun planning and putting together our costumes! I’ll give you links to as much as I can! SocererContinue reading “Costumes for Mickey’s Not So Scarey Halloween Party”

Altered Little Golden Book as Autograph Book and Art Journal

I usually make a new a autograph book for each trip to Disney (and if I don’t, I regret it). For this trip, instead of a dedicated autograph book, I decided to take my Bongo the Bear altered Little Golden Book to use as an autograph book and art journal. I’ll take my favorite retractableContinue reading “Altered Little Golden Book as Autograph Book and Art Journal”

Disney Bounding and an Orange Bird Manicure

Right now, I’m all about this coming weekend! Saturday, we are having a joint celebration of my and Josh’s milestone birthdays and Sunday, Josh flies to Australia to see his girlfriend and meet her family, while, Jason and I fly to Disney to continue celebrating my birthday! Sunday evening, we are attending the Air SupplyContinue reading “Disney Bounding and an Orange Bird Manicure”

Disney Bounding with an Orange Bird Inspired Handbag

We’ll be headed to Disney World soon to celebrate my mile-stone birthday and that means that I’m in the process of planning all my outfits! Our first evening at Disney is my actual birthday and we will be at Epcot for the Air Supply concert! The Parks If you’re like me, you dress according toContinue reading “Disney Bounding with an Orange Bird Inspired Handbag”

Tuesday, July 26th

Tuesday, July 26th Today was much cooler than it has been lately and Jason encouraged me to go outside and enjoy my garden. So, I gave myself permission and I did just that! Give yourself permission In this fast paced world we live in, it’s important to give ourselves permission to just BE…to sit still…toContinue reading “Tuesday, July 26th”

My Favorite Day of the Month

Wednesday, July 20th Today is my favorite day of the month! It’s my beauty day or self-care day. Rather you call it self-care day, beauty day or me time, it’s important for your well being. Self-care day vs Beauty day I’m guessing that the term “self-care day” is more often used now because calling itContinue reading “My Favorite Day of the Month”

Ice Cream Trail and Other Adventures

Sunday, June 17th This Sunday we continued on with our ice cream trail challenge. Erum and Peter went along with us, which made it a great adventure! Our first stop… We left our house at 2pm. The plan was to stop at two ice cream stands and then find a place for a light dinner,Continue reading “Ice Cream Trail and Other Adventures”

Getting back on my Peloton

I feel like it’s been a long journey but I’ve finally gotten back on my Peloton! I stayed off it for months in fear of causing myself more leg pain but I FINALLY overcame the fear. As someone, and I know I’m not alone in this, who has had leg pain every day, literally, forContinue reading “Getting back on my Peloton”

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