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Oh My Gouache!

April 2, 2019

Oh my gouache! I’ve recently been messing around with a new-to-me material – gouache. If you don’t know — and I didn’t a few weeks ago — gouache is very similar to watercolor but it is more heavily pigmented. This gives it an opaque, matte finish. (And if you’re not sure, it’s pronounced “gwash”.) This […]

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Some Things I am Good At

March 7, 2016

Everyone goes through a time when they feel like they can’t do anything right. Right? I recently had a spell where I felt like I was failing at everything. Literally everything. I even made a mental list of all the things I was screwing up so I could rattle it off to my husband when […]

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My Week in Photos

March 20, 2015

For many years, I posted a weekly round-up of photos from our week on Wendolonia. As the bento and lunch stuff picked up, the daily life stuff fell by the wayside and honestly I’ve begun to miss it a little. A lot of these photos have moved over to social media. I post to my […]

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Crazy Typewriter Lady

February 12, 2015

I’ve been in a bit of a typewriter frenzy the past month.  A few years ago, my husband gave me the best Christmas present ever: a burgundy 1939 Corona Silent typewriter. I don’t use it as much as I would like, but I pulled it out a few weeks ago and used it to do […]

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Italy!

May 2, 2014

Over spring break, Zach and I went to Italy! It was a big, exciting trip for us in a lot of ways: First of all: um…Italy! It was also the first time ever that we’ve been away from our kids together overnight. We’ve each been away from them separately many times, but together? Never! We […]

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Things I’m Digging: Spring 2014

March 27, 2014

I’ve had a list of things I want to blog about for a couple weeks, so I’m going to knock all of them out in one big list-style post today. Ready? Let’s do this: 1. Bullet Journaling I am completely addicted to this new way of keeping a to-do list/planner/journal: the Bullet Journal. I’ve kept […]

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