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.


Skinny Jeans


Today rocks. For the first time since before I was pregnant I fit into my “skinny” jeans. And they fit nice, not like spandex. And they were comfortable and wonderful. When we moved here in February, I put all of my skinny clothes in totes in the basement, but kept one pair of my jeans Read More

Thoughts on My Weight


Well, since Caleb was born I’ve been a bit self-conscious of my weight. I put on about 10 pounds before I got pregnant (called trying to finish a master’s degree while working full time). I figured I’d lose it all this summer by playing volleyball and surfing. But, God had other plans. Instead, I added Read More

Meat-izza is Gross


Well, I know all of you were drooling and waiting to see if my meat-izza recipe was as delicious as it sounded. Unfortunately, it was gross. I couldn’t finish mine because it tasted strongly of gross stuff. I think it was the 1/2 cup of chicken boullion that did it in. I’ve never heard of Read More