Peony Painting

Finally, I pushed myself to get this one off the easel, I had started this one a month or so back but left it sitting there and I got totally disconnected with this painting. Lately, I find myself to have an inconsistent attention span, I want to do everything and my painting gets pushed back, … Continue reading Peony Painting

Playing in the dirt…

So I've been busy in the garden as you saw in my previous posts, I've been playing in the dirt for the past few months trying to get my garden oasis which still has a long way to go. Here are some pictures from last year comparing the growth and changes. Avocado located left back … Continue reading Playing in the dirt…

Seed Crazy…

So in my previous post, I shared my seed sorting and now that I have these seeds you might ask me, what the heck are you doing with them. Well, they get planted every where and anything from up cycled strawberry containers, egg containers, sandwich bags (well those I'm using for propagating roses) of just … Continue reading Seed Crazy…

Sorting it out…

  It's been awhile since I blogged and I figured that I would share what I've been up to, Yes, I have been busy and no, it's not paintings. I'll be sharing a serious of posts under my kissing dirt category just to show what I have been doing. Well, as we all know it's … Continue reading Sorting it out…

Concrete Block Fire Pit.

Okay, here it is, the construction side of me took over and decided to put my paint brush down for a bit and pick up a masonry trowel. I have this obsession with building structures with concrete block and cement, it is just as enriching as finishing a painting to me. I been wanting to … Continue reading Concrete Block Fire Pit.

Backyard Garden

As promised, I finally got around to taking some pictures of my back yard. So, I remember when I first moved into my current house when we moved back to Florida. The yard was pretty bare and not much going on and I new that I would be a long term project to have a … Continue reading Backyard Garden

Out in the garden…

Here's some pictures of the front garden beds with black mulch. There are still some areas that are being worked on, like the sides that the plants are small and you might see some bare spots but with time they will flourish just like the front main garden beds. There are Red Fountain Grasses, Canna's, … Continue reading Out in the garden…

I’m back or at least trying to be…

It's been a while since I posted, it's been a while since I painted. The last painting I started was in the beginning of April and has sat on my easel staring at me, my father started going in and out of the hospital and I becoming worried that cancer was winning the battle. After … Continue reading I’m back or at least trying to be…

Updates on my other projects

So, I previously told you that I had been working on other projects, here's some pics of my porch swing frame that I built.. Hubby and I put it up. I also added some additional 4 x 6"s for hammocks,  I will post some pics with the hammocks up this weekend. The swing frame was built from 3 … Continue reading Updates on my other projects

Back to Gardening…

It's been a while since I have posted and I've been a little busy bee. I been gardening a bit I removed 25 plants that were in the front garden beds that I thought would not be a good idea to leave there since some would grow about 25 ft. tall. I relocated some to … Continue reading Back to Gardening…