Arts & Crafts

Halloween 2017, MEO’s DIY Bat Costume!

Halloween 2017, MEO’s DIY Bat Costume!

This year Mary Ellen wants to be a BAT for Halloween! She’s so creative and she’s getting old enough to have a vision for what she wants. It’s so fun getting to help her and seeing her little creative mind go wild. I try really […]

Throwback Thursday : Mindy Gledhill Repost!

Throwback Thursday : Mindy Gledhill Repost!

Remember that time Mindy Gledhill messaged me and asked if she could repost a painting I did of one of her lyrics?   Yeah… that was pretty freaking awesome.Ā šŸ‘šŸ» Also, aren’t these such fun lyrics? All About Your Heart is the name of the song […]

Acrylic Fluid Painting Experiments

Acrylic Fluid Painting Experiments

I’ve been experimenting with acrylic paint, isopropyl alcohol, silicone oil and water these past couple weeks. Mixing different mediums into the paints makes them interact differently with each other — it can be almost mesmerizing watching them interact. I’m not having much luck with the […]

Hand Painted Table for MEO!

Hand Painted Table for MEO!

This is MEO’s little play space in the bonus room. There are shelves all along the wall to the right full of herĀ books and toys and games. IĀ try to keep it neat and tidy, buuuuut, there is a reason they’reĀ not in the picture here šŸ˜‰ […]

Earth Day Illustration & How MEO Celebrates!

Earth Day Illustration & How MEO Celebrates!

Happy Earth Day! Today MEO went to the park with her Memaw, her Aunt Brittanee, Uncle Evan, Uncle Thomas, and cousins Levi and Eliza. Memaw came and picked her up from home, and before she left she askedĀ if she couldĀ take a plastic bag with her. […]

Happy Easter // Bunny Rabbit Illustration

Happy Easter // Bunny Rabbit Illustration

Happy Easter from Bartholomew and Betsy the bunnies (as named by Josh and MEO)!

Photo Doodles

Photo Doodles

Every time I do something artsy or whatever that I want to post on here, I feel like I need to have a full, well written and thought out article…. or post…. or story… or whatever. But why? This is my personal blog and I […]

Rainbow Letter Recognition Activity for St. Patricks Day + Printable!

Rainbow Letter Recognition Activity for St. Patricks Day + Printable!

I’m a big believer in letting children be children. Let them play and have fun while they can… there will beĀ plenty of time for sitting at a desk and doing school work in her coming years. Buuuuut, if I can turn learning into a fun […]

Grace Vanderwaal: I’m Not Clay Painting

Grace Vanderwaal: I’m Not Clay Painting

Have you heard of Grace Vanderwaal? She’s certainly hard to miss these days… especially around my house. When it comes to music, I want to know the artist, where the inspiration for the music cameĀ from, and I want to see them play/sing. I want the […]

Anxiety Illustrated

Anxiety Illustrated

I foundĀ the article belowĀ on one of my favorite websites:Ā Greatist. Ā  Greatist.com is aĀ website with a missionĀ toĀ spread healthy attitudes around the world (YES!) by offeringĀ realistic choicesĀ that you can make (and actually stick with!! YESYES!) to help you liveĀ yourĀ healthiest,Ā happiest life. Simply put, (and straight from their website) […]