Inspire Artistic Confidence and Creativity: Sparketh Review

Art has been a lifelong passion of mine. My whole family was artistic growing up. The walls of our home are filled with my father’s drawings and paintings. I want to continue to pass along those things in life that inspire truth, goodness, and beauty; things that encourage expression, creativity and passion in a possitive…

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Flourish Winter Wonderland Art eCourse

Winter Wonderland

My girls and I were recently introduced to Alisha Gratehouse of Flourish and her Art eCourses.  We giggled and crafted our way through the Art of Fall and created so many wonderful creations!  Secretly I had my eye on the Winter Wonderland because I love everything Christmas and Snowmen!Disclosure:  I received this art course free in…

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There Was an Old Dragon who Swallowed a Knight

I’m celebrating Picture Book Month all of November as I participate in a fun blog hop highlighting great picture books and crafts to go along with them.  If you missed my post about Mo Willems yesterday, you should go check it out!   Today I am featuring an author that has taken a classic children’s…

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Mo Willems’s Pigeon Books: Who Doesn’t Love a Pigeon Craft?

Mo Willems Pigeon Books

Only Mo Willems can make a Pigeon endearing and hilarious in a children’s book.  I first met the Pigeon and the Duckling at a friend’s house.  Her son was cracking up over this crazy duo and the way Mo Willems brings their interactions to life. I found a great selection of these Pigeon books at…

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Sunday Reflections: Exercise, Art, and Government

Sunday Reflections

Life at the Strauss House… It’s felt like a catch up this week…and I’m afraid the next couple of weeks are going to feel similar as our weeks are busier than normal.  There are always so many wonderful things to do, and yet never enough time to stretch into all of them.  I love it…

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