The Organized Life, April Paint Bucket

It is hard to believe tomorrow is April 1! But Yay Spring, and hopefully a few April showers will bring us an abundance of May flowers! Here are some things I am thinking about making in April the flavor/theme of the month is Vegetables You can see photos of these recipes in the April section … Continue reading

Spring Piggy Party!

It’s now officially Spring, YAY! And that means it’s time for my piggies to come out and play! They’ve migrated from the top of my art desk to the foyer to help me set a Spring table for the Spring & Easter Tablescape Blog Hop hosted by my sweet friend Rita from Panoply If you’re … Continue reading

Home Decor, Spring Centerpiece Ideas

It’s official, Spring has arrived! Celebrate Spring with a beautiful fresh centerpiece Put a vase tied with pretty ribbon bows inside a Spring wreath and fill it with flowers Roses & Dragonflies Add a bunny! Sunshine Spring Garden Surround a bunny with tulips, carrots and eggs Tulip Garden Hang flowers from your chandy Spring Blooms … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, French Shoppe urban sketching

Let’s take a trip to Paris today for a little urban sketching Urban sketching is the act of drawing what you see around you, houses, buildings, cityscapes typically done in a fast, loose manner with ink and then brought to life with watercolor Unfortunately I was not on the streets of Paris when I drew … Continue reading

Floral Ice Cream Cones

Welcome to the Monthly Creative Craft Blog Hop A big Thank You! to Sara from Birdz of a Feather for hosting Today I’m sharing flower filled ice cream cones that I made for my granddaughter’s birthday party The theme for the party was ice cream so I made these paper ice cream cones to decorate … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Sheet Pan Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

A good grilled cheese sandwich is hard to beat, and if you need multiple sandwiches, baking them in the oven is the way to go! I recently made a batch of grilled cheese sandwiches for CC’s Birthday Party Instead of grilling sandwiches in a skillet, 1 or 2 at a time, I baked them on … Continue reading

Party Panache, Ice Cream Birthday Party

CC told her mom she wanted to have her birthday party at home this year CC, DD and I had such fun planning it! {pretend the 9 is turned around} The theme of the party was Ice Cream and it was all very girly girl The decorations were ice cream cones, balloons and lots of … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Tulips in Colored Pencil

Today we’re going to relax with colored pencils and recreate this tulip art I saw on Pinterest I was unable to source the artist but I just loved the flow of the flowers, the artist really captured the way tulips move and change Just like the Pink Gladiolas we drew and painted a few weeks … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday, Lemon Curd Recipe Round-up

☘️ Happy St. Patrick’s Day! ☘️ Today I’ve rounded up favorite recipes with lemon curd to celebrate this holiday… A jar of lemon curd is like a pot of gold! Lemon Rolls are crescent rolls filled with lemon curd and bake up to look like golden Easter eggs Lemon Danish can be garnished with colored … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday 3 Ingredient Tomato Gnocchi & Spinach Soup with Garlic Crescents

When I saw this recipe for Trader Joe’s 3 ingredient soup, it went directly to the top of my must do list! And paired with 4 ingredient Garlic Crescent Rolls, dinner can literally be on the table in minutes The tomato soup is heat and eat, Stuffed Gnocchi is full of tomato sauce and mozzarella, … Continue reading