Random Recipe Ideas & a Winner!

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We have winners!  Thank you all so much for visiting, commenting, and supporting my new venture, Society6! As much as I love cooking and creating in the kitchen, my true passion is art Lately I have been taking shortcuts, still making tempting dishes, but leaving  more time and energy for painting and crafting… February is truly a short … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Jester

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It’s all about Mardi Gras here this week, local parades this weekend thru Fat Tuesday       Even CC caught the Mardi Gras bug and did an abstract watercolor in purple, green and gold…obviously inspired by the colors she saw all around her       I’ve had so much fun crocheting lately and I … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Spring Tease Giveaway!

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We have had some really warm weather for February, with 74 degrees on Sunday     The guys had not one, but 2 grills going,  so thankful that it’s rarely snowing…     My thoughts of spring were tabletop     So throughout the house, I proceeded to shop     A pot with grass and … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Winter Basket and a Special Sale

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For years I volunteered at an organization that raised money for a local children’s museum and the main fund raiser was selling Valentine baskets Every year we put bought items in bulk for 5 different baskets, geared to children, teenagers, women, men, and deluxe baskets for anyone.  It took weeks to assemble these hundreds of baskets, … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Drippy Bouquet

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Let’s be fearless today and play with watercolor       Lots of fun things  happen when you let the paint drip, run, and splatter…             step 1: light wash for each flower   step 2: add stems   step 3: a red rose swoosh   step 4: an orange swoosh and some dots … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Simply Citrus

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I’ve been focusing on citrus this month and even though we painted citrus tags last week, I was itching to paint some citrus with watercolor     Just simple shapes and colors     I painted the whole fruits with the wet into wet technique, painting the shape and then dropping in deeper colors with … Continue reading

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