I am an artist & teacher with a ❤ for visual expression, educational methodology, homesteading, & Jesus. My geek-love is The Joshua and we have three peanut-butters: Caleb, Jack, & Louritta.


Portrait Pillows


For Christmas this year, i made my nieces and nephew each a pillow that was a portrait of each child. Here they are: Pillows for Maia and Elise: For Elise’s pillow, I wanted to show her love for kindergarten and “paperwork.” Her picture has a giant pencil (hard to see in pic) and her name Read More

Our Christmas Letter


This year we sent out our Christmas letter in e-mail. Is this a lame thing to do? You decide. We considered getting pictures done and printing out a letter and addressing envelopes and stamping them and driving them to the post office…. Then, Josh and I looked at each other and said, “Why?” So, as Read More

Christmas Card Design


I was going to design our own Christmas Card this year, what with all my design skills and all. I worked very hard trying to find just the right card with all the right colors. Anyway, despite all of my hard work, Josh just didn’t like it. I can’t figure it out…