Artists Inspiring Artists

“I need this to be an album cover. This exact piece. This one. It has to happen. How can I get it?” As an artist, there is just something extra awesome and flattering about your work speaking to others, even if it’s not in the same way it speaks to you. My goal is to […]

What we can control

Fluid art can be so unpredictable. Much like life, there are times you feel like you are in control and can see how things are going to play out beautifully, just to be thrown off course if you make one wrong move. While some may think this art is “easy” and just thrown together, there […]

Saying Yes

Let me switch gears on you for a minute… This business, my blog, my social media… They aren’t intended to be only for sharing my artistic side. It’s not just to promote and sell my work. It is meant to be a space where I can share about every messy facet of life. It’s about […]

Painting with a Purpose

I’m a philanthropist at heart. I say at heart, because my wallet doesn’t go deep enough to truly live up to the definition. However, I’ve always had a passion for helping others. I’m that person who always says, “If only I were rich, I would do ALL THE GOOD DEEDS!” I absolutely mean it, though. […]

Well-being

How often do you take time to think about, or try to improve your overall well-being? Perhaps not enough. Perhaps you don’t even realize you’re working against yourself! Authors Tom Rath and Jim Harter wrote that there are five broad categories that are essential to most people when it comes to the fabric of their […]

Chicken Veggie…?

You ever find yourself with a fridge full of veggies about to go bad? Yeah, me too. Don’t worry, though. We can take care of that with this one thrown-together meal… Not sure what I would call it – Chicken Veggie Casserole? Umm Chicken Veggie Medley? How about Chicken Veggie Scrumptiousness? I like that. Let’s […]

Avocado Egg Baskets

Not gonna lie…. You can take your guacamole and …. Please eat it away from me. I’m not a fan of avocado. No matter what way you slice it, smash it, spread it – I just can’t get on that train. Please, for the love of all that is yummy, leave me at the station. […]

Cast Iron Ribeye

My taste buds are in Heaven! This quick and easy oven-to-stovetop garlic butter steak was AHHHH MAZING! Paired it with skillet roasted red potatoes and oven roasted asparagus! season steaks (we chose a well marbled ribeye) with sea salt and cracked pepper bake for 35 minutes at 250° F transfer to cast-iron skillet, preheated with […]