“The so-called Irish temperament is a mixture of flaming ego, hot temper, stubbornness, great personal charm and warmth, and a wit that shines through adversity. An irrepressible buoyancy, a vivacious spirit, a kindliness and tolerance for the common frailties of man and a feeling that ‘it is time enough to bid the devil good morning… Continue reading Freckles and a Temper
I love the surge of endorphins after a good workout! My body is relaxed; I can breathe a sigh of relief after a long day and just be. Music is essential to my workouts. When listening to music, people run farther, bike longer and swim faster than usual—often without realizing it. I put a lot… Continue reading If it’s too Loud, You’re too Old!
What does it mean to just be? Be still. Watch the birds, watch your kids play, or lie in the grass and watch the clouds roll by. The only way you can hear what’s in your heart is if you are silent and still. Be present. Really listen when someone talks to you, savor your… Continue reading Just BEE!
UPDATE July 7, 2018: I missed the beach trip with the Chapman’s this year…beach hair, flip flops and sand between my toes. The next best thing to paradise is to get lost in my art room! Not exactly the same, but it was relaxing. Jake made me a Pina Colada to sip on AND I… Continue reading Under the Sea!
I just can’t say it any better than this! Oh my God, my stomach hurts from laughing! SO FREAKING TRUE! ♥ The Cupcake Inspirations challenge is still going on…doesn’t that cupcake look good? Cupcake Inspirations is generously providing our randomly chosen winner with a $5 from any of our 2018 sponsors! Make something and share it… Continue reading Bathing Suits and Cupcakes
Great advice and I try to do this every day. I’m doing what I love and that makes me happy! Today I’m sharing an art journal layout with one of my favorite quotes. AND…a video of the process! If you haven’t had a chance to make a project for the Cupcake Inspirations color challenge, you… Continue reading Live Life in Full Bloom
I started off Mother’s Day weekend with an hour and a half power yoga class taught by my oldest son Christopher. This kid is a BEAST! My legs are still sore this morning. He’s a taskmaster, but he’s whipping his parents into shape and we are loving it! My husband started beekeeping this spring and it… Continue reading Shine a Little Love