Recent Blog Posts

The Luck of The Irish is..Red? : Daily Art Practice

The Luck of The Irish is..Red? : Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   Have you ever seen a red shamrock? Last week, I took a trip to our local greenhouse to get soil and a few pots. While I was browsing, I came across a table with red and green shamrocks. I was…

16th Anniversary Trip Visual Journal: Daily Art Practice

16th Anniversary Trip Visual Journal: Daily Art Practice

      Couch Talk   My son turned 15 this past week and he requested this artery clogging Reese cake. The frosting for this cake takes 2 cups of butter (4 sticks) and 9 cups of confectioners’ sugar. Yes, 9 cups! I am not…

Who’s The Queen For February? : Daily Art Practice

Who’s The Queen For February? : Daily Art Practice

  A bird that keeps flying into our window. He even brought a friend the next day and they both hit the window.???   Book Corner   I was visiting my local library this morning, and I spoke with the head Librarian.Ā  She asked me…

It’s an Ice Cream Bar Kinda Day: Daily Art Practice

It’s an Ice Cream Bar Kinda Day: Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   This week we made it through the first birthday party of the year. My daughter turned 7 and if you recall, she doesn’t like cake. Instead, she requested an ice cream sundae bar for dessert. She chose strawberry, cookies ‘n…

Aprons and Coffee Shops: Daily Art Practice

Aprons and Coffee Shops: Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   My husband and I don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day because we believe that love should be shown every day, in small ways, instead of just once a year. Personally, I think Valentine’s Day is a money-making holiday for businesses but this…

Wild Roses and a Hedgehog: Daily Art Practice

Wild Roses and a Hedgehog: Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   Last week, my husband brought me home this lovely bouquet of flowers. I snapped a couple of pictures in the hopes of painting them in the future. Flowers were something that my grandfather and my dad painted beautifully. Me, not…

How Is It Only February? : Daily Art Practice

How Is It Only February? : Daily Art Practice

Photo Source: Pinterest     Couch Talk   We are still experiencing cold temperatures and my children have 2 make-up snow days now in play. I am looking forward to warmer days, although I am not a fan of the humidity and scorching temperatures that…

Who Dares To Challenge The Rabbit? : Daily Art Practice

Who Dares To Challenge The Rabbit? : Daily Art Practice

  My son, the day we brought home his baby bunny, Leia 2019 Couch Talk   I have mentioned before that I am very goal oriented, but I struggle to complete my goals because I completely forget about them for the middle 6 months of…

What Do You Swap? : Daily Art Practice

What Do You Swap? : Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk   For Christmas, my daughter asked for a blank journal so that she could sketch, like me. We found one at Dollar Tree and she brought it home and instantly started sketching. My husband encouraged her to write the date on each…

Koala’s Need Glasses, Too! : Daily Art Practice

Koala’s Need Glasses, Too! : Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   Isn’t this little koala bear adorable? My son received this for Christmas to hold his glasses. Speaking of glasses, we spent some time at the eye glass place today because my son broke his glasses. Usually, we know it is…