I love vintage finds...this caught my eye and I had to have it. It's an electric food warmer...or as my mom called it, a "hot plate". We had one growing up so I'm sure the nostalgic element played a factor in my decision to make it mine. Keeping it hot, retro style!
Cool shoes...they belong to my niece. She's pretty cool too. She's ten years old and hardly utters a word. Reminds me of myself at that age. I was painfully shy and hated when my parents would force me to speak to relatives. So I let her be...I talk to her and she listens. One day she'll overcome the shyness and she'll never shut up. Just like me :)
January 2010 the yellow sunglasses gave me the idea for making a mosaic using trash I found on the beaches of California. Today, it is complete...my largest and most important piece of art that I've created. I'm extremely happy that these pieces of trash will never make it to the ocean. I hope this art will educate, and encourage everyone to help keep our oceans clean.
It's the "Day of Love"...so I spent my Valentine's Day doing things that I love to do. I started my morning with a gorgeous beach run, and have been rockin' out in my studio putting the final pieces into my mosaic. I'm so excited to finish this piece and it will be ready to grout later this week! Yay! Tonight I'll be having dinner with two handsome smashing young men (my sons)...this just might be the best Valentine's Day I've ever had :)
It's time to say goodbye to our little gecko girl. My teenage son is too busy with school, sports and his social life to give her the attention she deserves. She came to our house in an overnight Fed Ex box when she was just a little baby...I'm sad to let her go. I'll miss you Miss Rodeo.
The path in life is not always smooth...it's full of bumps. Sometimes lots of bumps. You must stay on the path for eventually it will bend and become smooth again. Life bumps make us stronger, and appreciate the smoothness when it comes again.
When I was a little girl I used to hang off my bed and pretend my house had been turned upside-down and I could walk on the ceilings. Lately I feel like my whole life has been turned upside-down...can't wait for things to straighten up again.
There is something about succulents that I just love. This one captured my attention while walking back to my car. I like how it's bursting through the fence, saying notice me. I am not a flower, but I am just as beautiful.