I’m A Low-Down, Dirty, No Good Thief
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I’m A Low-Down, Dirty, No Good …

Some things that have happened today are that I spied this spider eating a fellow insect. I actually took a video of it, fancying myself an amateur National Geographic cinematographer, but I’ll spare you the gore. I try to remove…

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What Kids Really Draw
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What Kids Really Draw

It dawns on me from time to time how hilarious it is that I am an adult thinking up ideas for kids to make art. I mean, first of all, I’m not sure what drives me to do that, but…

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Hospital
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Hospital

It occurred to me last night how lucky I was to be in the ER waiting to see if I need to have my appendix removed. After waiting for 2 hours in the overflow area of the ER, and 4 hours in…

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Watercolor Techniques: Playing With Stencils and Doilies (Doilies!)
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Watercolor Techniques: Playing With Stencils and Doilies (…

You’ve officially watched too much news, your eyes are bleeding from your computer screen, your kids are finished imploding for the night, and you need to calm your brain the eff down before you drink a bottle of wine. It’s…

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10 Winning Ideas For The Next NBC Chicago Show
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10 Winning Ideas For The Next NBC Chicago …

I’ve become sort of an obsessed teenager with NBC’s assemblage of shows set in Chicago. Christian and I have watched each one from the beginning, following the ins and outs of the characters, breathlessly awaiting the crossover shows that reveal how the…

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How to Make Golden Milk/Turmeric Tea
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How to Make Golden Milk/Turmeric Tea

I’m going to go ahead and just tell you how much I love Golden Milk, and also tell you how to make a paste so that you may have golden milk every morning when you wake up at 5am and journal.…

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