Friday, August 10, 2018

Italian festival time

Park is transformed into the Italian festival/carnival

What is this????

I'm out of here!

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

working on a slideshow

working on a slideshow widget but not going very easily. Here are some mixed media art works, some are paintings and some are journal pages.

Sunday, April 01, 2018

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Valentine's Day continues

I made a little personalized Valentine for grand daughter Zora to hang on a wall

It started with a heart shaped unfinished wood plaque from a craft store. It comes with a hanger on the back. I then gave it a base coat of craft paint-pink of course!

I hot glued some dollar store tinsel garland around the edge and then some gold Mardi Gras beads.

I eventually got the right size of a photo of her face to mod podge glue in the center.

I had little bits and bobs to add more fun and finished with hot glued on curlie cues of tinsel (that came with wire through it)

Da Da ! Zora !

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Valentine's Day

I know, I know it's terribly late but I wanted you to see some of the Valentine's Day things that I worked on. I love making Valentine crafts because they are totally glitzy and gaudy as you want them to be!
                OK ready to get started with a collection of this and that I have been collecting...

First is a Valentine wreath that started with a couple bases and adorable heart lights from the Dollar Store. I added some vintage plastic pieces, vintage angels, mardi gras beads, sequins, a printed vintage valentine and wrapped with some frilly tinsel garlands. Get out the glue gun!

OK on to the next

Monday, January 22, 2018

 Vintage Valentine's Day Blonde Girl Figurine with a Heart, made in Japan. 4" tall

Saturday, January 06, 2018

I want cake!

I want to be sitting here eating this dessert right now. 

What's for dinner?

Yum yum burritos. Shrimp, corn and avocado in whole wheat tortillas. 

Super easy and super tasty

Shrimp, corn and avocado Burritos


shell on frozen shrimp 1 lb
12 oz bag frozen corn
avocado, sliced
a lime
fresh cilantro, chopped
cheddar cheese, grated
sour cream (I used light)
pico de gallo or jar salsa
Package of large burrito size whole wheat flour tortillas

Steam shrimp in small amount of water with 1/2 juice of the lime
Steam frozen corn
Lightly brown tortilla but still keep it soft enough to roll
flip tortilla to other side and add cheese to melt
Remove tortilla from pan and fill with shrimp cut in big pieces, corn, avocado, cilantro, salsa, sour cream. Sprinkle with lime juice.

I like to cut in half so that the burrito can be picked up

Monday, January 01, 2018


another exercise from the journaling workshop, mixed media

2018 ! WOW

Happy New Year!!!
Hope yours is filled with health, happiness and inspiration.

Saturday, December 30, 2017

winter up date

It is and has been bitter cold-single digits. I do get warmed up with all the wood splitting and hauling and carrying it in for the wood stove which I am about 10" away from.

Please come out and play with me...

Christmas tree in Macy's, Philadelphia

Zora- Mixed media portrait

The blanket is finally FINISHED!!!

and good night!

Friday, December 29, 2017

Sunday, December 17, 2017


We have snow not just super cold weather but snow with it, which makes it much more bearable.

Miss Olivia is certainly enjoying the snow and cold.

This is the day we are having
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