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Life In A Crazy Teapot : Hand Carved Stamp

Life In A Crazy Teapot : Hand Carved Stamp

  If I were a drinking lady, which I am not, I would be sneaking some very strong spirits into my pot of tea this week. The littlest one was sick last week and the middle one came down with something similar soon after. It […]

Children Are Meant to Grow and Fly : Mixed Media Layout

Children Are Meant to Grow and Fly : Mixed Media Layout

Grow, but not too fast   I can’t believe that Spring is already here. I am pleased that greenery and light sweater weather is imminent.  But seriously, where did the first 3 months of the year have go?  Life is flying by and for some […]

Welcome the Ecstatic Experience : Mixed Media Layout

Welcome the Ecstatic Experience : Mixed Media Layout

  Cuddles and Vomit   My littlest sweetie is experiencing her first real bout of sickness this week. Sure, she has had colds and runny noses but this is the first time she has battled real sickness. All day Saturday she projectile vomited and was unable […]

Exercise is Not For the Faint of Heart : Mixed Media Layout

Exercise is Not For the Faint of Heart : Mixed Media Layout

Healthy Heart I have been thinking a lot about healthy eating and lifestyles as summer approaches. Around Christmas my exercise routine was put on hold and somehow I forgot to incorporate it back into my routine. I didn’t realize how important it was until I […]

Where There is Love, There Is Life: Mixed Media Art Journal Layout

Where There is Love, There Is Life: Mixed Media Art Journal Layout

Life   Each and every year that I spend with my children makes me realize how boring my life was before they existed.  Hubby and I hardly remember what it was like before children because we were married for only two years before they came […]

Watercolor Nesting Dolls

Watercolor Nesting Dolls

  A Family of Dolls   Matryoshka Dolls have always intrigued me due to their colorful exteriors and secret compartments. And how cool is it that they nest inside each other to save space? These adorable little pieces of folk art would look great in […]

Please Send Me a Parcel: Mixed Media Card

Please Send Me a Parcel: Mixed Media Card

  Parcel One of the things that I love about the holiday season is opening the front door to a parcel, even if it is not for me. Now that the holidays are over, it is slightly disappointing to only be receiving bills in the […]

It’s Never Too Early for Spring Pretties

It’s Never Too Early for Spring Pretties

Making Pretties   Since my daughter was born, I have been inspired to sew her pretty things. Yes, I could buy them but it is so much more fun to make them with my own hands. I took lessons as a child and made a […]

A Bear of a Girl: Hand Carved Stamps

A Bear of a Girl: Hand Carved Stamps

A Sweet Little Bear   My sweet little one turns 3 this week and I am amazed at the changes in her personality over just the past year. She is sassy, smart and funny. I have taken to writing down some of her funny sayings […]