Since its National Stationary Week …. 
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Since its National Stationary Week …. 

April 27-May 3, 2015 – It’s here – National Stationary Week. Celebrate it however you like, but it’s nice to take a moment to appreciate the level of detail pen to paper can get you compared to digital colors and fonts. Scribbles and doodles from all ages are instantly appreciable, after all. To kick off this … Continue reading

be present
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be present

Good morning! It’s almost the weekend. 😬 I made this canvas piece as a reminder to myself to not race ahead to what’s coming or dwell on the past. It will be necessary more so as days get busier and busier and life’s anxieties mount. But, Matthew 6:31-33 says: therefore do not be anxious, saying, … Continue reading

In A French State of Mind
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In A French State of Mind

More than usual, France is on my mind. I haven’t commented on the news or social matters on this blog – I like to keep it light-hearted and inspirational. I don’t intend to start now with blending the news – which is almost always a big downer (to say the least), but I would first … Continue reading

Strawberry Almondine Tea Cakes
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Strawberry Almondine Tea Cakes

To continue the line of yummy desserts, and to  use up the delicious honey cream cheese frosting that I made for these fancy tea cakes, I thought about how lovely strawberries are in cakes. Natural flavoring from only strawberries– that sounds wonderful, yes please! So, I put a little of this and a little of … Continue reading