Snow Day Shoveling :Daily Art Practice

Snow Day Shoveling :Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk   We just had another snowfall but we didn’t get nearly as much as the predicted 8-12 inches. Instead, we got around 5 inches. Thankfully, the children already had off for Martin Luther King Day so it wasn’t a wasted snow day.…

Who Loves Kimchi? I Do! : Daily Art Practice

Who Loves Kimchi? I Do! : Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   Things are starting to return to normal now that the holidays are over and everyone is healthy again. I am working on building up my immune system by improving my gut health after several rounds of antibiotics for a dry…

Where Did The Holidays Go?: Daily Art Practice

Where Did The Holidays Go?: Daily Art Practice

Couch Talk   I made several of these charcuterie boards over the course of a month. They are easy to put together, clean up and they give the family a fun variety of foods. Can you believe that the holidays are over? Today I took…

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas: Daily Art Practice

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas: Daily Art Practice

Couch Talk   I am going to keep this rather brief today. Our home has been dealing with sickness. A week and a half ago, it was my daughter and son that were sick with a stomach virus. We even made an impromptu trip to…

Chocolate Peppermint Santa : Daily Art Practice

Chocolate Peppermint Santa : Daily Art Practice

      Couch Talk   It is hard to believe that it is Christmas time again. I am finally ready to decorate as we just bought our fresh Christmas tree this past weekend. The past few years I have purged most of my Christmas…

A Few Shopfront Favorites: Daily Art Practice

A Few Shopfront Favorites: Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   I completed my daughter’s ‘London Bobby’ dress after several months of it sitting on the dress form. I had to add width to the back of the bodice and the thought of picking out all those stitches had me procrastinating.…

Let Us Eat Cake: Daily Art Practice

Let Us Eat Cake: Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk   This past week was unusual. It started off with my daughter giving herself a manicure and pedicure with a ball-point pen, of all things. Upon further inspection, I found that she also drew on the entire underside of her feet. It…

Drizzle Me With Honey :Daily Art Practice

Drizzle Me With Honey :Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   Not much happened this week. My daughter was sick and that kept her home for most of the week. Aside from spending time with her, I didn’t do much else. We had a lot of wonderful snuggles and reading time…

The Gettysburg Story : Watercolor Travel Journal

The Gettysburg Story : Watercolor Travel Journal

Couch Talk   It is way past due, but I decided to share what is completed of my Gettysburg Journal from our anniversary trip in September. It is always a good time when we get away together without the children but we both agreed that…

Give Me Your Best Pumpkin Face :Daily Art Practice

Give Me Your Best Pumpkin Face :Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk   We planned on apple picking this weekend but instead we ended up buying already picked apples and pumpkins. My daughter really wanted to paint her pumpkin since she recently did that at school so we all decided to join in. We…