Joy Is What Happens

How our days are for us depends on our perspective. It is so easy to fall into the trap of negativity, but to find joy in life, we must change our perception ... we must refocus our minds to see the positive things that happen each day in our lives....

My Valentine’s Day Gift to You

Yes, it's Valentine's Day. What are you up to? I'll tell you what I'm up to - giving hugs to everyone. And I mean YOU. Because to me, Valentine's Day is about celebrating love regardless of whether you have a significant other. It's about celebrating the love we have with...

Spread Joy

One of the things I always try to do is spread joy. There is so much hate in the world we can so easily be wrapped into it all. I simply want l help others through their experiences and let them know there is light at the end of the...

Cute Valentine's Day Card Heart and Art Cottage

Behind The Scenes: Valentine’s Day Spoon and Fork

Love ❤ is in the studio ... I was working on some sketches earlier this week. Here's a fun look at my beginning and end. With Valentine's Day coming up, love struck my mind. I started with a phrase in my mind - you are the spoon to my fork (because fork...

DIY – Hot Cocoa Jars

'Tis the season means time for hot cocoa. This year I'm making hot cocoa jars as gifts for my lils teachers.

Dreams Don’t Work Unless You Do

Growing up, I struggled. I thought, I wouldn't get anywhere in life because the world didn't like me and I wasn't worthy of following my dreams. As I got older I realized "Dreams don't work unless you do" and if you don't believe in yourself, don't believe you deserve better...

Laughter & Joy Are Part of the Beauty of Life

Life can be an up and down process for many people. Some say, if not for the downs, we would not know the ups. I never knew whether I found truth in this... But, I know one thing ... it is the laughter and joy I have experienced with family and friends that...

Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious.

Rita Cheng

The Mountain

The goal was to capture the beautiful Milky Way galaxy along with one of the most amazing mountains I know El Teide. I have to say this was one of the most exhausting trips I have done. There was a lot of hiking at high altitudes and probably less than...

Holiday Gift Guide for Women 2014

The Holiday season is finally here. Definitely one of my favorite times of the year. Why? Because I truly enjoy giving gifts. There's just something about seeing everyone smile when they open a gift. This year I decided to do a holiday gift guide - best gifts for women (mom...

Like Attracts Like

Like attracts like.   You have a choice to pick the type of people and energy you want in your life and business.