My shimmery, sparkly July art journal

My shimmery, sparkly July art journal

Without a doubt, July is my favorite month of the year. I love the long days, the blue skies and the hot weather. I love going for walks on warm summer evenings, sitting around a bonfire or relaxing on the hammock. This past July, we watched fireflies, hiked through a...
Waiting to get sick

Waiting to get sick

For about a week recently, our family’s activities were on hold as we waited to see if we would get sick. We had minor sore throats. A headache here. Some weird GI problems there. Why am I so exhausted? Are those body aches? Do I have a fever? Normally, we would...
Bees in the backyard

Bees in the backyard

It was a Friday morning about a week ago when I got an urgent text message from a friend about a problem she was having in her backyard. “I heard you all are doing something with bees,” she wrote. “We have a large (probably in the hundreds) bee issue...
My June art journal

My June art journal

I just finished my third month of art journaling since I started my “themed” art journals. This month’s theme was “nature,” and I could not have loved it any more! I feel like I’m starting to find my “voice” in my art...
My May art journal

My May art journal

Last year, at the end of each month, I wrote a blog post about the books, movies and TV shows I enjoyed that month. This year, with all that’s been happening in the world, I’ve barely read any books. I’ve had a hard time finding TV shows that grab my...