Squalls of Daffodils: Daily Art Practice

Squalls of Daffodils: Daily Art Practice

Couch Talk   My husband said he had one task for Saturday-to put the snowblower in the shed. The very large snowblower that takes up a spot in the garage right next to my car and makes unloading groceries a juggling act. Saturday morning, we…

Gardening On The Lake: Daily Art Practice

Gardening On The Lake: Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk We have had a lot of signs of spring, birds chirping, buds forming and sunshine! I guess that means I need to start planning my garden. I don’t start seeds as it is a lot of extra work and I don’t have…

Peanut Butter Topped Fish: Daily Art Practice

Peanut Butter Topped Fish: Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   We celebrated another birthday this weekend and I made a Peanut Butter Chocolate cake for my son. He turned 14! We have a few months break until the next birthday party so I am going to catch a breath and work…

Who Doesn’t Like Pretty Birds?: Daily Art Practice

Who Doesn’t Like Pretty Birds?: Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk It’s March already and I am beginning to see and hear signs of spring. Birds are chirping and we have had a few days of temperatures in the mid 60’s! I am ready for color to return to the landscape. Speaking…

Rollling in Hamburger: StencilGirl Column

Rollling in Hamburger: StencilGirl Column

  Couch Talk Free time for painting has been scarce the past few weeks. Last week my children were home two days, one a holiday and the other a snow day. We had an ice storm which gave us the perfect excuse to be together…

Snow Is For The Birds : Daily Art Practice

Snow Is For The Birds : Daily Art Practice

      Couch Talk   I missed posting last week due to being away in Florida. The day I left, it was 20 degrees at the bus stop… BRRR. When I got to Florida, everyone was exclaiming how cold it was at 67 degrees.…

Eye Love Jars: Daily Art Practice

Eye Love Jars: Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   Somedays I wonder what I did all day. I can’t believe that it is already February, and we have a full schedule. Last week, we had a flexible learning day. It is a new thing that the schools are doing…

How Is Your Hand Lettering?: Daily Art Practice

How Is Your Hand Lettering?: Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk   We finally made it through the week with only a small amount of snow fall. It has been bitterly cold outside, so I am staying busy with household chores and some reading. Lettering is currently on my list of things to…

Ferments In My Shop Front: Daily Art Practice

Ferments In My Shop Front: Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   We had a few more snowfalls since last week so my children spent a lot of time at home with delays and such. I always love to spend some of the time they are home, baking. It is a great…

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.…