A Passion for Store Fronts: Daily Art Practice

A Passion for Store Fronts: Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk   Another busy week but I did manage to spend a bit of time cleaning up my garden. My zinnias are looking lovely and my romaine finally started to grow, It grew up instead of out, very weird, as I am used…

Food Art and A Week of Camp :Daily Art Practice

Food Art and A Week of Camp :Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   Summer is flying by and I am already registering my children for school and thinking about what they will need. My daughter attended Kindergarten camp last week and she had a blast roasting marshmallows over candles and learning about UV…

It’s A Sketch Date: Daily Art Practice

It’s A Sketch Date: Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk Happy Monday! Here is an updated picture of my garden. Somethings are still pretty small but others have taken off. This week I have been collecting raspberries and chamomile flowers. I missed posting last week due to our 4th of July holiday.…

Whoopies and Mint Tea: Daily Art Practice

Whoopies and Mint Tea: Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk   It has been really hot as of late and my plants are getting sunburnt. BUT for the first time in forever (4 years) I got blueberries off my blueberry bush! How exciting is that?! Hopefully the other one will give us…

Do Cicadas Eat Peonies?  : Daily Watercolor Practice

Do Cicadas Eat Peonies? : Daily Watercolor Practice

    Couch Talk   It’s finally here!! I have been dreaming of this week ALL year! Wednesday (2 days) my children are officially finished school for the year. Mentally, I was at this week back in March and now that I look back, I…

Swiss Cheese In My Cookies :Daily Watercolor Practice

Swiss Cheese In My Cookies :Daily Watercolor Practice

    Couch Talk   Today is a very long post so I hope you have a hot warm cuppa something. First off, I wanted to share my new Swiss Cheese Plant. It is itty bitty but I spied it at the nursery when I…

Square Foot Cookies: Daily Watercolor Practice

Square Foot Cookies: Daily Watercolor Practice

Couch Talk   What a crazy few weeks it has been! This morning they started re-plumbing our entire house and it was not at all what I expected. We had to move most of our children’s bedrooms around so they could cut holes in all…

Sandwich’s On My Palette: Watercolor Illustration

Sandwich’s On My Palette: Watercolor Illustration

  Birthday Talk   My birthday falls on Mother’s Day weekend. If I had planned it, it would have landed somewhere else on the calendar (mainly for my husband’s sake) but of course, our parents never consult us on these types of things. Our names…

Do You Implement Daily Practices? : Watercolor Practice

Do You Implement Daily Practices? : Watercolor Practice

  Couch Talk   Do you implement daily practices? I am all about lists and goals but I have found that my personality tends to get bored or discouraged easily. I see this a lot in my creative practice as I bounce around from one…

Do You Grow Your Own Food? : Watercolor Food Illustration

Do You Grow Your Own Food? : Watercolor Food Illustration

Couch Talk   This is the time of year that it’s nice outside and there are few social obligations. Most Saturdays have been spent in the garden since the beginning of April. Actually, hubby and the boys are working on the garden remodel while I…