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…

Ice Cream With Your Buns? : Watercolor Food Illustration

Ice Cream With Your Buns? : Watercolor Food Illustration

  Couch Talk   Are you drawn to a certain type of food? I think most people are. I have always loved Asian food. Actually, I crave Asian food, especially during my pregnancies. Growing up, wonton soup, fried rice and General Tso’s chicken were my…

Who Doesn’t Love a Food Explosion? : Watercolor Food Illustration

Who Doesn’t Love a Food Explosion? : Watercolor Food Illustration

    Couch Talk   Ever since I was little, food has been a huge part of my life and overtime, it has played many roles. It has given me sustenance, of which I am most grateful. It introduced me to many flavors and smells…

Peanut Butter Bouquets : Watercolor Illustration

Peanut Butter Bouquets : Watercolor Illustration

  Ladies and Gentleman, we have a TEENAGER       Well, I am officially the parent of a teen. This past weekend we had my son’s birthday party and we had some yummy food. My son asked for a chocolate peanut butter cake and…

New Tea for the Snowstorm : A Couch Adventure

New Tea for the Snowstorm : A Couch Adventure

  Couch Talk   As you can see, are in the midst of a 3 day snow storm. I love the opportunity to be hauled up in our home with no place to go. All I need is quiet time, a book and a large…