Category: Journals

Category: Journals

My Favorite Journaling Supplies

I’ve been a journal keeper my entire life.  I remember as a child writing in a floral fabric-covered journal that I had named Bobbi, because it was the 80s and that seemed like the hippest name there could possibly be. While my journal keeping methods have changed (I no longer

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Henri Matisse: Art for Kids

I enjoy teaching kids’ art camps during the summer months.  I generally have a class of 4-7 year olds and a class of 8+ year olds.  Each session is once a week for 4 weeks and I usually have two sessions during the summer. Over the next several weeks, I’ll

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Six Routines that are Keeping me Sane (mostly)

Life is busy right now.  We’ve got kids of all different ages, with all different levels of needs and interests.  We do limit their activities, but even with one sport and one musical instrument and one church group per child, we’ve still got a lot of places to be. Running

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Five Things for Friday

1–Me: Go get ready to take the big kids to piano lessons. Two minutes later… Him: I’m all ready, Mama! Looking back through my photos from the week, most of them are of trouble Elijah has gotten into.  Getting himself a “little snack” (aka a giant bowl of mini chocolate

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My Simple Bullet Journal

I have been using a very simple bullet journal for over a year now.  I love it!  While I admire the beautiful time-consuming spreads that are all over Instagram and Pinterest (seriously, go look.  There’s some amazing stuff out there!) I don’t spend a lot of time making elaborately detailed

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Five Things for Friday

1– Our Edith was blessed this month, wearing our family blessing dress purchased by her namesake (my great grandma) 30+ years ago. All my sisters and girl cousins wore this dress, Ellie wore it 12 years ago and it was Edith’s turn to follow in the footsteps of some amazing, strong,

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Peek Into my Art Journal

My Creative Habit for 2017 is very simple.  I’m just setting aside time to do some painting or drawing every day.  Usually this looks like a completed page in my sketchbook, but not always.  Sometimes it takes me 2 or 3 days to finish a sketchbook spread because time is

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