It’s All In A Cobb Salad: Daily Art Practice

It’s All In A Cobb Salad: Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   I didn’t realize how sporadic my postings have been until I looked back and saw that I have only posted twice this month. Time has picked up and so has our schedule. Two weeks ago, I had a birthday but…

Chocolate Is the Bomb! : Daily Art Practice

Chocolate Is the Bomb! : Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   We had some beautiful weather this weekend following a week of rain and cold temperatures. Apparently, word is one has to wait until after Mother’s Day to put in plants to make sure the threat of frost is past.  …

Practicing Darker Skin Tones: Daily Art Practice

Practicing Darker Skin Tones: Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   I mentioned last week that I did some spring cleaning in my garden. I purchased my plants at the greenhouse, and I am now waiting until the temperatures allow me to plant. As you can see, I added 3 wire…

A Few Sketchbook Exercises: Daily Art Practice

A Few Sketchbook Exercises: Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk   This week, I spent some time in my garden doing some spring cleaning. I cleaned up all 6 raised beds, weeded and added some trellises to support my berry bushes. I have red raspberries and blackberries and they tend to take…

Tropical Plants and Fruits: Daily Art Practice

Tropical Plants and Fruits: Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   My posting has been sporadic as of late, including my creative time. Due to a recent family death we have had a lot of opportunity to visit with out-of-town family. My littles have enjoyed seeing their cousins that they rarely…

Tea Cake At the Tea Parlor: Daily Art Practice

Tea Cake At the Tea Parlor: Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   I recently received this beautiful Willow Tree figurine from my sweet friend. She sent it in remembrance of our daughter, who has been with Jesus 8 years.  Last week, we had her heavenly- birthday party. I decorated for a party,…

The Luck of The Irish is..Red? : Daily Art Practice

The Luck of The Irish is..Red? : Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   Have you ever seen a red shamrock? Last week, I took a trip to our local greenhouse to get soil and a few pots. While I was browsing, I came across a table with red and green shamrocks. I was…

16th Anniversary Trip Visual Journal: Daily Art Practice

16th Anniversary Trip Visual Journal: Daily Art Practice

      Couch Talk   My son turned 15 this past week and he requested this artery clogging Reese cake. The frosting for this cake takes 2 cups of butter (4 sticks) and 9 cups of confectioners’ sugar. Yes, 9 cups! I am not…

Who’s The Queen For February? : Daily Art Practice

Who’s The Queen For February? : Daily Art Practice

  A bird that keeps flying into our window. He even brought a friend the next day and they both hit the window.???   Book Corner   I was visiting my local library this morning, and I spoke with the head Librarian.  She asked me…

It’s an Ice Cream Bar Kinda Day: Daily Art Practice

It’s an Ice Cream Bar Kinda Day: Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   This week we made it through the first birthday party of the year. My daughter turned 7 and if you recall, she doesn’t like cake. Instead, she requested an ice cream sundae bar for dessert. She chose strawberry, cookies ‘n…