The Organized Life, May Paint Bucket

  Psst, Mother’s Day sale on Society6 today, April 30 only, 20% off with free shipping drop a hint or get yourself a little something… 🎁     Happy May!       Here is the list of recipes & ideas I will be drawing inspiration from this month.  You can see photos and recipes … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Decorative Letter

I was back in my studio this week, and very happy to be there… 💃 Yay, space to paint and get messy!!     After finishing a large commissioned painting and getting it shipped off, I celebrated by doing this fun quick project that anyone can do     Get an oversized letter like this … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Flower Market

Welcome to a designer inspired flower “market”     Some of my favorite designers “sparked” it     I have long loved the designs by MacKenzie-Childs and Mary Englebreit     They have brought me many hours of painting delight     I was so excited to hear of a Spring Sale     From … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Duke’s Parmesan Chicken Strawberry Balsamic Salad

This elegant summer salad is simple easy to throw together on a busy weeknight   Strawberries are becoming irresistible in the market right now and paired with fresh greens and a luscious baked chicken, your tastebuds are in for a treat     The chicken is coated with Duke’s Mayo and Parmesan     You … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, 3 Greens Flatbread with Prosciutto & Maple Bacon Aioli

Mama Mia, this is one crazy good pizza!     It began as a little of this and a little of that from what was left in the fridge     Start by roasting the bacon and vegetables together on a parchment lined sheet pan     Check after 12-15 minutes and remove asparagus   … Continue reading

Holidays, May Celebrations

My calendar says April 23… Is that right??? How can it be April 23!!! May is always a busy month, with the end of school, the approach of summer, parties, dance recitals and graduations… I am planning now so I can be ready for all the festivities, and have been looking over these holidays in … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Candle Party Plates

    Let’s have some party fun today and paint some festive candles   🎂     You don’t have to be an artist to paint these funky candles, all you need is a rough sketch to plan the colors and design     Some paint,* and several brushes * if you aren’t painting on glass, … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Easter Birthday

  Welcome to an Easter birthday bash!     I combined some birthday things with my Easter stash     A perfect Spring day     for 2 celebrations, hooray!  🎉                             It was a great birthday!!       Confetti Birthday … Continue reading

Party Panache, Confetti Birthday Bundt

We celebrated a very special birthday over the weekend     Charlie Brown turned 2!     He was very enthusiastic about it!     And LOVED his birthday cake!       I wanted to keep things fairly simple for his 2 year old taste buds     Party Rainbow Chip Cake Mix doctored … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Travelin’ Sausage Omelet Rolls

  When family comes to the coast for a weekend visit, they leave early on Sunday to get home, unpack and be ready for school and work on Monday     We celebrated Easter and a birthday on Friday and Saturday, and after an early egg hunt on Sunday  {very serious business, egg hunts…}   … Continue reading

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