It sounds gross, but it’s not! I’ll take one with an extra cherry on top, please! “Shake One in the Hay and Spit on It” is soda jerk lingo for a strawberry shake with raspberries on top. These guys had a slang all their own for calling out orders. Soda fountains had handbooks of recipes… Continue reading Shake One in the Hay and Spit on It!
I’ve enjoyed coffee for as long as I can remember. My grandparents spoiled us rotten when we were children. Memaw would wake up early and put the kettle on while she cooked bacon for breakfast. She’d have the Corelle coffee cups and saucers ready, with a few teaspoons of Folger’s crystals in the bottom, and… Continue reading Coffee With CLASS!
I have done something I’ve never done before…winged it making a video tutorial! I needed a new art journal and this idea blossomed after I saw Johanna Clough’s journal video and Club Scrap‘s Card Keeper tutorial. My handmade journal is a combination of both bookbinding methods and I LOVE how it turned out! I used… Continue reading “Off the Cuff” Art Journal
WOW! This year is just blowing right along! I refuse to decorate for Christmas until after December 1 because I leave my decorations up through New Year’s Day. If I put them up too early, I’ll want to take everything down before Christmas! I have a week to get in the festive spirit and get… Continue reading The Holidays are Upon Us!
All the leaves are brown And the sky is grey I’ve been for a walk On a winter’s day “California Dreamin’ “ Mother Nature… Continue reading Autumnal Sunshine
Google searches are like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get! I searched for a quote to go with this Sleepy Fox digital image from All Dressed Up Stamps. I found a sweet quote, “Stay clever, little fox”. I’d never heard it before, so I searched for the origin of it… Continue reading What does the fox say?
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!
This is my niece Beau. Chairs are everywhere in the public library and she plops herself on the floor to read! She read her “20 hours” and got a pop socket and her library card! Beau is a budding musician, artist, chef, fashionista and she wants to be a mermaid princess when she grows up.… Continue reading Boho Princess!
In 1976 a wave of patriotism and nostalgia swept the nation as we celebrated America’s Bicentennial. Everybody got in on the celebration…Disneyland, DisneyWorld, commercial products, the ’76 Olympics, the Superbowl, Major League Baseball…even Schoolhouse Rock! I was 7 and my little sister Stephie was 3. I wanted to be a gymnast and do flips on the… Continue reading Spirit of ’76
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