Making Time to Paint on our Recent Camping Trip

Making Time to Paint on our Recent Camping Trip

Our vacation was spent enjoying some of the natural beauty that Florida has to offer.  We visited Jacksonville Beach, Payne's Prairie, Devil's Den and Rainbow River.  We spent almost as much time biking, hiking, snorkeling and kayaking as we did resting.  If not, it sure felt like we did.  I'm still sore but it was [...]

Surfboard Shopping Turns to Buying

Surfboard Shopping Turns to Buying

It was bound to happen sooner or later.  I finally purchased a surfboard after much deliberation.  My hubby convinced me to go out and spend the money.  As you may know, I have a little trouble letting go of money and especially now that we just went through Financial Peace University. We drove an hour [...]

First Surf Day of the Season

First Surf Day of the Season

Two weekends ago, I made my first trip out to the beach for this year.  The waves were small but we found a bump all the way down at the inlet in New Smyrna Beach.  I'm not sure what to blame but I had a pretty bad day.  It's the first time I wasn't able [...]

Watercolor Roses

Watercolor Roses

Roses are a beautiful and complex flower. Their aroma is divine.  It's difficult to hold a rose and not put it up to my face and inhale the sweet scent.  Rose petals are velvety soft to the touch.  The soft, swirling layers of petals are exceptional at drawing us in. It can be difficult to [...]

The Master Painter

The Master Painter

Today I'm sharing with you my love of the painting process. You may have noticed, if you are on my Facebook or Instagram pages, that I post pictures as I go. I'll start with what is called the under painting. Then, I'll add a layer for the background, sometimes it's the sky, ocean, mountains or [...]