And so begins the practice…

This lovely painting, “The Practice” is by Lisa Wilson of Lifeunity.  This was her generous door prize in the One World One Heart blog event this year.  Lisa says: “The Practice” is a reminder that every moment of our lives is another opportunity to practice – practice being open, mindful, and aware of everything that is going on (around us, …

Creative Work, Creative Play, Creative Learning

This weekend I was inspired by my 2yr old daughter to create a photo concentration/memory game to help build her vocabulary. There are some nice games for kids that we’ve found, however they weren’t quite what I was looking for.  Building our own game allows us to continually expand her vocabulary by adding new photos and themes, and eventually increasing …

Fun mail day…Artwork by Marsha Jorgensen!

It’s so nice to get fun stuff in the mail rather than just bills and junk! And what could be better than art?  Check out my new Tumble Fish Studio prints by Marsha Jorgensen: I was introduced to Marsha’s artwork (a.k.a. Tumble Fish Studio) through a fund raiser for a mutual friend, Tina Wright.  I was the top bidder on …

Beautiful augury from Andrea

This beautiful augury was made by my good friend Andrea.  We haven’t had the chance to get together in quite a while.  For my birthday last week, she joined my husband, daughter and I for a delightful lunch and afternoon shopping in the art section of the local book store.  What a fun surprise! Andrea always has such a good …

Mailbox Treasures: Goodies from Tina

Bills, junk mail, more bills, more junk mail, TREASURE!  Just look at the fabulous goodies Tina sent me today…a collaged tin, two collaged fridge magnets, and a beautiful pendant.  Wow, what fun!  Thanks, Tina!