Category Archives: Misc stuff

2019 Calendars!

2019 wall calendars are now available! This stapled 12 month calendar features prints of my original paintings for you to enjoy throughout the year. Bright, colorful, beautifully vibrant — filled with whimsical birds, flowers and happy magic. Art illustrations fill the … Continue reading

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My ruptured appendix story

If you follow me on instagram or Facebook, then you already know that I was in the hospital last week for a ruptured appendix.   If you don’t know the story, then please read on… Quick disclaimer: Always, always get checked … Continue reading

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DIY Creamy Body Butter

Man alive, it is dry here in southern Arizona.  My poor little guys suffer from dry patches on their skin and this is the go to lotion of choice. I’ve been making this for a while. Sometimes I whip it … Continue reading

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Words for 2016

I have picked my words for this year. Normally, I only pick one, but this year I could settled for only one. After narrowing it down, and thinking a lot about it, I ended up with three.  I feel so … Continue reading

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Books & Videos

My goal for 2015 was to read/listen to 30 books and I am very happy to say that I accomplished my goal!  It’s sorta easy, for me, to listen to books while I paint. Especially, when I need to do … Continue reading

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8th annual Mercado Holiday Bazaar

  December 18th-20thI’ll be at the 8th annual Mercado Holiday Bazaar this weekend, here in Tucson, AZ. If you are local, come see me and 50+ other amazing artists and craftsmen. December 18th & 19th – 10AM-6PM December 20th – 10AM-4PM … Continue reading

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Let’s Face It E-course : Winner announced & Registration is Open!

The winner has been drawn through Gleam – the handy little widget that collected all of your entries. Thank you a million times to everyone who entered and left such wonderful comments. And thank you for helping me spread the … Continue reading

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10 Winners!

Here are the winners for my week of giveaways.  10 winners for 10 years. Thank you to all who entered! E-courses Carmen Whitehead – Expressions Suleika Malcolm – Expressions Cyndi Andrews – BBB Fran – BBB Christy – Art of … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – CK top 20 posts

In the early days, I made  a lot of tutorials.  Some were big hits and others didn’t get much attention at all, which is fascinating to me. I never knew which ones would be liked and was/still am often surprised at … Continue reading

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Friday Favorite – Essential Oils

I use essential oils a lot.  I make a ton of my own concoctions because I have a little bit of a phobia of weird chemicals in my food, beauty & household products. I’ve been making my own deodorant, cleansing … Continue reading

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