Category: Journals

Category: Journals

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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A Peek Into My Art Journal

I had a blog post all ready to share with you today about what I’ve been creating in my sketchbook lately. I vividly remember saving it and even scheduling it to post this morning at 6am.  I remember this vividly because I was feeling super on-the-ball about it and that

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A Peek Into My Art Journal

I have become such a fan of daily creative practice over the past couple of years.  The experience of practicing a skill/ improving a talent has been so richly rewarding for me.  I no longer think, “I wish I was making more art.” without following up or actual pursuing that

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A Finished Art Journal

Earlier this week, I completed the final spread in a sketchbook.  It took me about 6 months to fill the book, though I wasn’t working exclusively in the same book during that time. It’s so fun for me to look back through my sketchbook and rediscover the pages I love.

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