Just Givin’ it Away

If you’re a mom, like me, you know that we often get the short end of the proverbial stick. We are the last ones to sit down to dinner, the last ones in bed at night. The first to answer when someone has a nightmare, the first to be used as a human snot rag. […]

Help a Girl Decide, Already.

For the second year, I’m entering the Mutt Lynch Winery wine label contest, which of course, combines two of my favorite things – art and wine. The wine to be labeled will be a “Muttitage” blend of the winery’s finest barrels.  Only 500 bottles of wine will be produced and the Sonoma winery will donate 10% of the […]

The List: Podcasts

I’m a list maker. I make lists.  I make lists in my head, in the car, in the shower, while I’m trying to go to sleep. Lots of lists. It occurred to me that maybe I should use this list-making compulsion for good, rather than for the evil that is keeping me up at night […]

Studio Tour

Once upon a time I posted a photo of my studio in its cleanest state. Most of the time though, it looks a little more like this. Oh look, there’s a meditation pillow that’s been used for pillow fights more often than meditation (never.) And a water dish that my studio cat Ron Weasley refuses […]

She’s So Shy

I am SO shy. I am shy and socially awkward. In fact, it would be better for everyone if the only place I ever was, was where people are not. That said, The Pioneer Woman came to town today and I was not about to miss it. So I packed up myself and my crippling insecurity, […]