This is a first for me. I’ve done a lot of book reviews for authors and publishers over the years, but this is my first coloring book. But, it’s not just any old coloring book; this is a book specifically for adults. I’m sure you’ve all seen the adult coloring craze in full force these last few months; but adult coloring has been around for ages. I’m actually thrilled to see art in mainstream media. As someone who grew up with an art-loving parent, I grew up appreciating the creative soul inside all of us. [Read more…]
Lately I find myself wanting to get back to the things which made my life full of creativity. These last few years I have been trying so hard to ‘make it’ as a writer that I have abandoned all other creative outlets. This was due to the lack of time, but I see now that in the long run it was a mistake. These other outlets are what fuel my writing. Without them my writing because dry only to shrivel up and disappear in the wind never to be seen again. [Read more…]
There is no place better than the home. Arguably, the kitchen is the most important part of the home: It is where food is served, guests are entertained, and work is done. Having a beautiful, livable kitchen is an important part of a day-to-day life. A wonderful kitchen is not just a dream reserved for the pages of a magazine: Below are some great kitchen design ideas to improve your home and family life. [Read more…]
I have come to the conclusion that I am the absolute worst when it comes to working on crafts. I have so many things going on with writing, working on my web business, the blogging and the freelancing that when I sit down to relax for a few hours, I don’t think about working on my crafts. I am hoping things will slow down a little bit and I can get back into the swing of things because kiddo is desperately waiting for me to finish the Ken’s bedroom I am working on in plastic canvas. [Read more…]
I am so thrilled St. Patrick’s Day is almost here! It’s a holiday I love to celebrate. I’m proud of my Irish heritage and even though my grandparents are no long with me, I can still celebrate in their honor.