I have a love affair with Copper. I know, it’s something not normal people say, but I’ve never claimed to be normal. You see, my husband is an electrician by trade and has supplied me with plenty of used, old Copper that customers no longer want went they upgrade their services. Anyways, he brings all… More The Perfect Patina.
Adventure waits on the other side of fear. That is what I keep telling myself each day when I feel comfortable and settled. When I opt to do what I know instead of what I dream about often. Maybe it’s self doubt, anxiety, insecurity or just plain fear, I hinder myself from leaping forward to… More The Other Side
I wanted so bad to flip the sign to closed. To take a break from writing, painting and daily lists. To refill my cup because I am no use to anyone else if I am emptied. I tried it for a few days. I felt myself digging deeper into seclusion from everything and everyone. It… More Closed
The days that slightly paralyze you. The ones you cannot plot the course, and it takes all your might to maneuver with your head fully above the water. Those days are the messy ones – the muddy days. Life is hard. In order to learn how to cope with the messy days we need to have… More The Messy Days
Walking in the street, his path was guided by his walking stick stretching out and touching the ground in front of him. He didn’t pause for even a second, trudging up the hill at a fast pace. I pulled my car to the side and waited for him to pass. My friend and I were galavanting… More Be Kind Anyway.
I look at my friend, hear her story, see her eyes sparkle and feel her joy. I’m happy for her, but more than happy, I love her. It’s probably my greatest expressed emotion, and it comes through in various forms. That’s the feeling I have for my close friends, I just never quite referenced it… More The Languages of Love
It blossomed into an opportunity I didn’t set out to conquer. I created it before my junk show days, and before my paint brand rep gig. It was formed before all the other artistic endeavors. I created it to release the words from my head. To have a place my children can click back on… More Discovering the Meaning of Farm Gypsy
Authentic: not false or copied; genuine; real When you are an authentic person, you are one who displays your core self in every situation, every hour of every day. My core self did not begin to fully surface until I was of age 30. I reexamined myself, including my beliefs and relationships. I had years… More Unveiling the Core – A Person of Authenticity
Each day, the majority of us reach for our favorite products to use on our body, in our body and throughout our home. Each day, we decide the quality of the product is worth the money spent, or else we wouldn’t use it. Are you one to research before you purchase? Do you know where your product… More Living Green in a Colorful World
*Though this post contains sponsored content for which I was compensated, all ideas, opinions and thoughts are 100% my own.* The one piece of furniture I toted show to show, unable to sell as is due to its state of aesthetic appeal, is, perhaps, the greatest artistic transformation of my work to date. Rescued from… More The Beauty of Color