Yearly Archives: 2014

Holiday Studio Tour is This Weekend!

Holiday Studio Tour is This Weekend!

Hooray, Redlands Area Artists’ Holiday Studio Tour starts tomorrow!  This is a fun, 2-day event this Saturday and Sunday, December 6 & 7 from 11 am to 4 pm. Seven artists who live in the Redlands, CA area will open their studios to share their process with interested art lovers. We will also have work available for… Continue Reading

Meetup | December Goals

Meetup | December Goals

You can add me to the list of people who are freaked out about how little time there is between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year! 😉 OK, let’s see where I am on my goals: November Goals More sateen clutches for Fall Shows November 15 100% Work on Book February 20! 30% Red Dirt Art Festival November 15 100%… Continue Reading

Shopping Handmade for the Holidays | 2014

Shopping Handmade for the Holidays | 2014

Ah, the weekend after Thanksgiving! So many advertisements from the big box stores! I find it frustrating that so many businesses turn the season of giving into a season of selling. However, I do love to give (and receive!) gifts! As much as possible, I like to give things I’ve made myself (or made with the… Continue Reading

Festival of Pie 2014

Festival of Pie 2014

What a fabulous Thanksgiving we had! I spent most of Wednesday baking pies! I had some help from Liam, who made the filling for the sugar cream and the apple: and Logan, who made the filling for Derby pie: By the end of the day, I had made 9 pies: The looked fabulous cooling in… Continue Reading

Let the Baking Begin!

Let the Baking Begin!

Woot! Prep for Thanksgiving has begun in earnest! We’ll have a good 15 or so people here for dinner tomorrow, with another 30 (!) coming for the Festival of Pie later in the day! So, today is all about pie baking! I started by gathering all my tried and true recipes together, I am extra… Continue Reading

My Dream Dyeing Sink

My Dream Dyeing Sink

Greetings from Scottsdale! Hubby had to go to the NASM (National Association of Schools of Music) conference and I came along with him. We’re staying at a fun resort where you get bagpipe music at sunset: Sunset bagpipes from the balcony! (6 floors up and 100 feet back, a safe distance to be from a… Continue Reading

A Happy Friday!

A Happy Friday!

I got to email the two winners from my birthday giveaway today! First, Debbie H. was number 35 on my list of newsletter subscribers: And then the 12th commentor on the post was Helen who said: I’m glad to hear that (at least some) folks like to hear about my son’s acheivements, because I certainly… Continue Reading