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Desert Blooms

We’ve had an incredible spring and summer filled with an unusual and abundant amount of cactus blooms.  It is such a surprise, especially right now with the heat, to find a cactus in bloom.  The cactus are also fruiting from … Continue reading

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Spring Desert Blooms

I have really been enjoying the glorious spring weather we have been having here in the southwest, aside from the strange hail storm we had yesterday. The cactus are in full bloom right now.  Some wonderful color inspiration, don’t you … Continue reading

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Insta Rose Banner

I made this sweet little rosy pink banner for a friend (whose hands just happen to be in that 4th pic).  I picked 6 of my most flowery and rosy instagram pics, printed them out and mounted them on plain … Continue reading

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June instagrams

Finished up a family tree custom order succulents at the botanical garden downtown Tucson on Art Cruise night. cafe latte with happy skull face Bisbee, AZ street art backyard street lights and acacia tree pods tea with my bestie at … Continue reading

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Some of my favorite instagram shots from the last several weeks. 1. big mesquite tree 2. chicken photo-bomb 3. green juice ingredients 4. desert plants 5. lights at La Cocina 6. purple flowers 7. full moon 8. Freya play 9. … Continue reading

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desert hike & desert painting

We went on a hike yesterday morning in the Sonoran Desert.  There are cactus hearts everywhere, but this one was almost perfect. The weather was so nice and the scenery gorgeous. We didn’t spot any wildlife, but there were javalina … Continue reading

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Soul Food Winner & other stuff

Today was a rest day. I went to bed at 8pm after the fair yesterday, I was so exhausted. I haven’t done that in ages. Despite crashing early, I still felt a bit slow and sniffly today. Yuk, I have … Continue reading

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inspired by zinnias

Zinnias I went to the farmer’s market today and saw these beautiful zinnias. I brought home a few and they now sit on my table while I paint, inspiring me with their bright, cheery colors.

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my life through the instagram lens

Special Treasures * My morning dandelion and chicory root tea with almond/cashew creamer. I also call this my “DandyChick Tea”.  I rarely drink coffee anymore because it makes me so darn jittery. I drink this yummy tea instead.  It has … Continue reading

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good stuff

Sunshine & flowers Heirloom tomatoes & tomato salad lots of bracelets other good stuff: *Soul Food ~ 6 month e-course. Early bird registration ends tomorrow! Looks like it is going to be full of so much goodness. Check it out!

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