Inward, Summer Days

Good morning, friends!~ I’m sitting at my dining room table writing to you today on a beautiful, sunny morning where the sky is a perfect robin’s egg blue, with no clouds. This sun is so welcome after rain and clouds all yesterday, and storms throughout this spring. I’m getting off to a slow start this […]

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Yarn & Roses

   Oh, goodness. It’s been a bit, hasnt it? May is a notoriously busy month, with the end of school happening, the garden going into full-force bloom and me trying to squeeze all the time I can out of the day before the kids are out for the summer, but I end up just wandering […]

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New Art: Summer Porch Nursing

          Last week I finished a new painting that I am very happy with— and one which my friends online have very excited about as well. This piece is called “Summer Porch Nursing” and was inspired by those early days of mama and babyhood, and also the wonderful calmness that comes with […]

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*Little Creations*

   Hi there friends,      Popping back in with you to share some of my latest creations— and one, the painting above, about creating! I am wanting to make a concerted effort this year to celebrate dads more in my art, and this newest piece is all about a dad and his kids taking […]

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Easter Chickens

    On Saturday, I was able to slowly get myself out to the studio and sit down at my big paint-covered desk there. On it, sat this little painting of a sweet folksy girl with all her chickens, going through her Easter basket of sweet treats and colorful eggs.    It was so good […]

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A Little Greeting

   Hello there, it’s been a bit! These have been some rough few weeks around here. Not one, but two bouts of family illnesses to work through (I’m still now 100%) and a death in the family have made it hard to get back into a productive routine. I’ve missed making though, and talking with […]

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New Original: A Mother’s Prayer

       A few days ago I finished up a new painting, and although I was a little nervous about how it was going, I think it ended up looking nice. This is “A Mother’s Prayer“, and depicts a young women with a little baby, standing before an icon of Mary and the Christ […]

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