Personal Projects

Screen Time Maxed Out

Go ahead and judge me for allowing my preschooler to watch more than the recommended screen time. Trying to rid the head lice on a strong-willed three-year-old isn’t easy.  As a result, I allow her to watch shows on my iPad.  Let’s face it, sitting still for hours as I wash, rinse, rewash, rinse and…

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Side Hustle Makes Me Anxious

“Side Hustle” a phrase I keep hearing time and time again.  Honestly, I don’t like it, it makes me anxious. I can’t stand the thought of hustling anymore.  I’m doing the best I can.  Don’t I have enough on my plate already?  Enough is enough, no more hustling. Instead, I keep reminding myself that I’m in…

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Rebranding Studio L Leads To Purpose

Thank you for your patience as I begin the process of rebranding Studio L. I can’t believe it’s been six months since my last blog post.  Where does the time go? Time off from blogging gave me insight into the direction I want go.  I don’t have all the answers, but I continue to move…

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100 Day Project Complete

I DID IT! The 100 Day Project | 100 Blog Posts In 100 Days Just like I mentioned at the end of each post, there was times of triumph and times of struggle.  I showed up through it all, each and every day.  It wasn’t easy.  But once I set my mind to something, I follow…

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Optimism Produces Positive Results

It’s all in the perspective, optimism is key. Almost always, my glass is half full.  It’s nearly impossible to be happy and positive ALL the time, but I try my best.  During this trying season of life, I turn to gratitude to get me through my days.  I’m grateful for the chaos that is life.…

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Fine Art Definition Becomes Abstract

This is the definition of art, according to the dictionary: the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power works produced by human creative skill and imagination creative activity resulting in the production…

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Children Change Perspective

Children change perspective, whether it’s planned or not. Looking back just eight years ago, I couldn’t imagine myself as a mother. Life changes when you least expect it and children change perspective.  Children provide more wisdom, spirit and creativity than I thought possible.  I strive to remain present for them.  More of this story coming…

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Vintage Photography Inspires Fine Art

Nothing beats the nostalgia of vintage photography albums. Especially when they’re created by loved ones.  While admiring my grandmother’s vintage photography, I can’t help but wonder if my passion for art came from her.  More of this story coming soon… I invite you along on this journey of 100 Blog Posts in 100 Days There…

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Cristo Rey Ranch Live Nativity

Six weeks after the birth of our third baby, she played baby Jesus in a live nativity. Cristo Rey Ranch hosts a live nativity performance each December.  Last year, our sweet baby girl played the lead role.  No lines required.  More of this Christmas story coming soon… I invite you along on this journey of…

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Monterey Bay Aquarium California

I fell in love with California as I traveled north on the Pacific Coast Highway. The Monterey Bay Aquarium is an inspiring place to create art.  More of this story to come soon… I invite you along on this journey of 100 Blog Posts in 100 Days There will be times of triumph and times…

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