Five Essential Items to Contain the Mess in an Art Studio

Have any of you taken the leap and started an art space for your child? I was so happy to hear that my brother and sister in law went out and stocked up on art supplies after seeing my post! I’d love to see pictures of your child’s work or photos of your space if you’ve done it, too! ...more

Don’t Make Eye Contact with Your Students

I attended a training for Sunday school teachers this past weekend, and came across the most unexpected piece of advice:...more

My New Hobby: Brush Lettering!

A couple months ago, I picked up a new hobby: brush lettering! I was inspired after seeing my friend Marilyn post these amazing pieces of...more

Art Space for a Small Place: The Magical Art Cart

We are fortunate enough to have a dedicated art room. I basically decided we weren’t going to attempt fancy dinner parties anymore and gave away the dining table and chairs. (Everybody likes scrappy dinners better anyway, right?? ...more

How to Set Up Your Children’s Art Studio

Elephant: Tissue paper squares and a spray bottle I drew the elephant outline with a sharpie. The rest was all her!...more

Smooth and Pumpkiny Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

I’m not that good about checking my Facebook messages, so it was a couple days later before I saw my friend Angie’s message: “I wanted to share a recipe and write about pumpkin because I love pumpkin and I thought your blog could use something pumpkin. “ It’s true. She loves it ....more

Kintsugi: Making the Brokenness Beautiful

By Haragayato – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, I learned about something beautiful this week. It’s called kintsugi: the Japanese art of taking broken pottery and using gold to piece it back together. The idea is that flaws and breakage aren’t things we need to hide, but are things that can be beautiful ....more

Something Bad to Something Good

This story is several...more

How to Answer All of the Questions

Children are curious creatures....more

Instant Pot Quick Cooking Steel Cut Oatmeal Recipe

There’s a post I have been REALLY wanting to get out to you about responding to...more