Baking & Painting

Good morning friends, What a gray, cold day it is today. I’ve been trying to get outside despite the weather, and taking my little English dog on a very English walk (cold and rainy!) Well, at least we have a dry day today! In my painting and, really, in my living, I’ve been focusing on […]

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New Prints in my Etsy Shop

Now that the holidays are over, I am working on getting my etsy shop restocked and new art available for Midwinter. At this time of the year, I’m all about being cozy and I think you can see it in these pieces. By Lantern Light “By Lantern Light” is my latest painting, and it was […]

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Good morning, friends…. And just like that, it’s December. I wasn’t quite ready for it, especially with Thanksgiving so late this year! But with the kids off school for the week, we made the most of our time together and went to get a tree. This is our first year with a live tree, so […]

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Walks and Work

I drive by this field almost daily, all through the year. It is a simple pasture, sometimes dotted with cows and steer, and their babies. It usually catches my eye though, for through the seasons it is filled with simple, rustic beauty. This late November, the grasses have turned a beautiful burnt sienna that looks […]

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On a Rainy September Day…

Perhaps in an effort to truly usher in autumn, rains have been blowing through the landscape here on the prairie, making for stormy, rumbly nights and very dark mornings. Ever so often the sun peeks through, and the humidity bubbles up…never too far away. But there’s nothing I like more than a quiet, over cast […]

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Autumn Open House

Hello, my friends and welcome to my Autumn Open House! This morning I have freshly listed several original works into my etsy shop— all devoted to the brilliantly beautiful and homey season of Autumn In this shop update you’ll find original paintings, hand painted boxes and also Halloween ornaments of ghosts and witches. I’ve been […]

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Celebrating Tasha Tudor- and a GIVEAWAY!

Good morning, friends! Well, here we are in the waning days of summer. The beginning of the school season, and preparing for the autumn and holiday selling season for me. It’s no secret that autumn is my favorite time of year. But before we turn ourselves completely to that wonderful season— we have one more […]

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