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Fishing For Fabric : Mixed Media Mail Art

Fishing For Fabric : Mixed Media Mail Art

  Couch Talk   I sat at my sewing machine for the first time in a month today and it felt great to be sewing. We are supposed to be going to the beach next month and I realized my daughter has no shorts. Today,…

Make Your Mark In Life : Mixed Media Mail Art

Make Your Mark In Life : Mixed Media Mail Art

  Couch Talk Our daily routine hasn’t changed much but we did have a busy weekend. We bought part of a cow from a local farmer to fill our freezer. Not only did I get to see my cousin for the first time in months,…

Give Me Some of that Wild Salt Air : Mixed Media Layout

Give Me Some of that Wild Salt Air : Mixed Media Layout

  Couch Talk   The most significant thing to happen this last week was finding my lost moisture meter. I purchased it from Amazon and it is a fabulous tool for keeping in touch with my plant’s soil needs. I lost it for several weeks…

Can I See Through Your Eyes? : Mixed Media Art Journal

Can I See Through Your Eyes? : Mixed Media Art Journal

  Couch Talk   Not much has changed since last week. I am still sitting in the same spot as the last time I typed, just on a different day. We spent some time this weekend preparing my garden for plants. We have had a…

Does Something Taste Fishy? : Mixed Media Art Journal

Does Something Taste Fishy? : Mixed Media Art Journal

    Couch Talk   Another week has passed and it is only the middle of April. It feels like June but that must be my socially isolated self talking. But seriously, am I the only one getting a bit antsy? For me, a lot…

Take Me To The Faire: A Couch Adventure

Take Me To The Faire: A Couch Adventure

    Couch Talk Life during the pandemic is coming along. Our grocery stores are now limiting the amount of people in the building so we have to wait in lines. And can you believe I haven’t sewn one mask? Many people are wearing masks…

How About Cookies With Your Illustration? : A Couch Adventure

How About Cookies With Your Illustration? : A Couch Adventure

  Life From the Couch This weeks schooling has continued and we are starting to get into a routine. Sadly, our school district is not one of the ones offering online work so we are doing our own thing with the supplemental activities the school…

Who’s Your Teacher: A Couch Adventure

Who’s Your Teacher: A Couch Adventure

  Tea and Lessons From the Couch   With many a protest, we have informed our children that the school closures are in effect until further notice. They have been working hard in learning from the resources I have found on Youtube. I am certainly…

Do You Have The Sourdough Pains?: A Couch Adventure

Do You Have The Sourdough Pains?: A Couch Adventure

Down Time   As I am staring at my screen, I am wondering if I even know how to write a blog post anymore. I have started this  post many times only to end up leaning on the backspace bar and erasing it all. It…

Thank You Gnome: Hand Carved Stamp

Thank You Gnome: Hand Carved Stamp

  Expectations To Relax   The holiday rush is over, school has resumed and I am thankful to be back in a routine.  The last half of the year didn’t go exactly as planned. I have spent little to no time crafting and blogging so…