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Italian Pottery At The Japanese Steak House: Daily Art Practice

Italian Pottery At The Japanese Steak House: Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk We are working through sickness again, which upset our Easter Sunday dinner plans a bit but we still celebrate the Resurrection of Christ so there is no disappointment there! It’s no wonder sickness is still about with the crazy weather. I worked…

Sugar and Snow Is For The Birds: Daily Art Practice

Sugar and Snow Is For The Birds: Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk We are still having un-predictable weather with days of snow flurries scattered here and there. I love hearing the birds chirp in the morning and it makes Spring’s appearance imminent. I even have the bug to “Spring Clean.” I have been…

Can You Ever Have Enough Sushi? : Daily Art Practice

Can You Ever Have Enough Sushi? : Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   We had some more snow flurries this week, but surprise, my daffodils survived the craziness! I decided to pick some just in case they didn’t and now they are on my counter looking lovely and bright. I forgot to snap…

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…