Think back to the beginning of this year. … No, I don’t mean March 13. I mean, actually the beginning of January (even though it feels like three lifetimes ago). Did you have a “word of the year”? I did. … Continue reading RE-emerge: Summer art shows (yes, for real)
Things don’t always work out right the first time (or two). Like the first batches of stickers I made. They were kind of experimental since I’d never done them before, and I used super cheap paper. But you learn (quickly) … Continue reading Don’t quit. Stick(er) with it.
Me: “What do I really want out of life?” Husband: “Snacks.” Well … Okay fine, yes the man knows me too well. But SOMETIMES there’s more. Like now: Presently, what I want out of life is to get a few … Continue reading Art shows: Spring, and also Valentine’s Day
See if this is you: ✅ relies on coffee for sustenance ✅ embraces positivity✅ likes cats and/or octopuses (or know someone who does) ✅ will be in southern Mass. or northern Rhode Island on Dec. 7, 8, 14 or 15 Does that fit … Continue reading Stock up on positivity (and holiday cheer) in Fall River and Pawtucket art shows
If you’re lucky, you have people in your life who push you. Not, like, off a cliff (avoid those people) — but who push you to be better than you were the day before. My friend Amanda is one of … Continue reading It’s her fault I illustrated a book
We have a Christmas tree in our house presently. In fact, I just put it up this weekend. “Heresy! We’re only halfway through October!” — Most self-respecting, decent folk Yes. But. Shelter pets can’t wait for December to think about … Continue reading Pumpkins (and also Christmas trees): Art show schedule
“The only thing you sometimes have control over is perspective. You don’t have control over your situation. But you have a choice about how you view … Continue reading Save 25% in my Etsy shop!
A live painting, a scavenger hunt, and talking to humans I don’t like talking to humans. My stepkids don’t like coloring books. For last week’s Bristol County Home & Garden Show, both dislikes posed a problem. Let’s start with my … Continue reading 3+ME: Try something different (like meeting readers!)
No, I’m not the Energizer Bunny. But there was this cute video on Facebook of a sleepy dog surrounded by really bouncy baby goats (yes, adorables), … Continue reading Etsy, baby goats, and the Energizer Bunny
“Jack came over to me and said, ‘You need to see the scavenger hunt Emely put together!’ And I said, ‘I’m sure it’s great — Emely … Continue reading Making a scavenger hunt (woot!)