Our Lady of Guadalupe

  I have been busy in the studio lately, but recently I felt the urge to stop working on holiday items and paint what was weighing on my heart. And what was on my heart has been on the hearts and minds of many of us– the humanitarian crisis of children being separated from their […]

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Art With Heart: Crisis Pregnancy Outreach

     Can you believe it?! It’s the fourth week of Advent. Christmas is almost here! It is also the fourth week of the ‘Art with Heart” series here on the blog, where $10 from a specific print in my shop is donated to a different charity each week.   This week’s charity is a local […]

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Art With Heart: Heifer International

    Hey there!~ Sorry for the delay— we’ve been dealing with coughing and colds and just came from the dr’s office with a diagnosis of bronchitis for Audrey. Sigh….tis the season!    Anyhow—- we are now in the second week of Advent AND the second weekend of celebrating “Art With Heart!” Where $10 of […]

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Art With Heart, Charity Print Week 1

    As I sit here typing this afternoon at my dining room table— in a house warm with central heat, electricity and heck! even wifi! I know I am tremendously blessed. We are fed, clothed, loved, safe. And I’ve been so fortunate too that so many of you have decided to buy from my […]

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Tea With Babushka

    This little piece was so much fun. The idea for it came from the idea of the relationship between a girl and her granny— or a little Russian or Ukrainian girl and her Babushka! My girl and my mama have a very tight bond. There’s nothing she likes better than a day spent […]

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Tis the season of Giving

    So, you know I’ve been working on trying to have a quiet Advent and Christmas. I think a better word for it would be: Intentional. Trying to cut down on things that aren’t absolutely needed ( please. Don’t worry about the 11 month old! Right now he loves crinkly paper and spoons he […]

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Hello there

     Summer is winding down. And you know me, I’m glad about it. Summer is not my season.   School starts on Thursday. I’m glad about that too. The end of summer seems to get a little too hot, a little too lethargic. It feels like a rut. The start of the school season is […]

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