Pablo Picasso was an influential and innovative artist, dabbling in painting, sculpting, print making, ceramics, and more. He was also no stranger to the pen as he was a poet and playwright. If we listen closely, we can hear the teachings of Picasso. They echo through his abundance of works and the words he once … Continue reading What Pablo Picasso Can Teach Us
We see green, just like the pines we place in living rooms. We see red too, just like the ornaments that decorate and the sweaters we wear to keep us warm. Silver and blue are sprinkled in from the nighttime and winter snow. Color plays a significant role during the Christmas season. Each color holds … Continue reading Christmas Inspired Color Palettes and Mood Boards
Imagine for a moment that it is Sunday. Sunday evening, to be more exact. The clock continues ticking and tocking from the nearest grandfather, cuckoo, or watch. Evening skies darken into night as our bodies slip into bed. The moon and stars are officially upon us as tired eyes shut, for what we hope will … Continue reading How To Improve Our Mondays
What Thanksgiving dish made it onto your dining room table this year? Was it something new that stole the show? Or was this year simply traditional? For my family, it is always turkey and all the trimmings. Additional to the food-filled weekend, I baked a new dish of my own. One that my family has … Continue reading From Shopping Cart to Kitchen
According to Merrian-Webster, the word "thankful" is an adjective (obviously), but it is described as to be well-pleased or glad. It is to be expressive of thanks or conscious of a benefit received. In other words, we are full of thanks. But are we only thankful during the days impending Thanksgiving? I become wary of … Continue reading How Truly Thankful Are We?
Dreams. Our mind explores them at night. A never ending galaxy. And creates them during daylight. Butterfly wings. Every butterfly has them. Pattern unique with each wing pump and flutter. Our dreams are equally as original and must be delicately handled. The Earth. A blanket or quilt of stitched land. People dotting the ground … Continue reading The American Dream & Butterfly Wings: A Poem
This blog is for you. This blog is dedicated to anyone who needs some inspiration, encouragement, and support. Here are some quotes to help get you through the day, the week, the month, the year, whatever it may be. *All quotes are from BrainyQuote I want to conclude this blog by saying, if you are … Continue reading Inspirational Quotes We All Need To Hear & Live By
October is here and Autumn is in full swing. Orange pumpkins, plump and pudgy, litter front porches. Witches, ghosts, and goblins become part of the in-crowd with candy consumed at an all time high; M&Ms, Kit-Kat's, Snickers, Almond Joy, all of our sweet favorites. Apple cider and hot chocolate are the preferred beverages to send … Continue reading Horror Movies To Watch This Halloween