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August 15, 2017

Intentions for the Week

 

Looking to get your head in the game? Tracy from Shutterbean makes a weekly TO DO LIST called her Intentions for the Week. Here's what this week looks like:

Hello friends! This week is our last full week of Summer! We’re on a family vacation in Tahoe. We look forward to this week every year. Here are my…

 

Intentions for the Week:

  • enjoy the last week of summer vacation
  • less internet, more love
  • edit photos
  • spend quality time with my family
  • put my feet and or body in lake Tahoe
  • chocolate dipped ice cream cone
  • one late night talkfest with my mom
  • recharge my battery
  • learn something new
  • draw in my sketchbook
  • write letters
  • paint the view
  • go to a yoga class
  • go for hikes
  • teach Cooper Rummikub
  • put together a puzzle
  • coffee date(s) with my dad
  • grocery shop with my mom
  • nighttime cocktail hour walks
  • stargaze
  • meditate on my career path
  • make an epic cheese board
  • read a book
  • take a picture of a sunset
  • date night with my husband
  • enjoy my 38th birthday with my family in Tahoe

Last Week’s Intentions:

  • LAUNDRY
  • prep for One Potato photoshoot
  • trip to the library
  • DMV appointment
  • doctor’s appointment
  • hike/yoga (at least once!)
  • finish cleaning schedule spreadsheets
  • finish handwriting workbook (in progress)
  • write letters to pen pals (in progress)
  • put together water-coloring post
  • do an art project with Cooper
  • make 2 recipes for the blog
  • wash car
  • catch up on social media
  • go through notes on computer and delete
  • delete at least 2000 photos on phone
  • sort through paper work on desk
  • back to school supply/clothes shopping
  • create a homework station
  • make kombucha (mango guava this week)
  • trip to the salvation army
  • catch up on bookkeeping work 
  • make Thai Basil Beef  (made spaghetti instead)
  • work on summer book (working on it)
  • maybe figure out a fall capsule wardrobe (I only did winterspring & summer!)
  • continue reading Cheaper by the Dozen 
  • enjoy the last two weeks of SUMMER!!!!!!

MANTRA FOR THE WEEK:

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What about you? 

What’s on your list this week?

Leave them in the comments!

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August 14, 2017

Watercolor Classes with Skillshare

Looking to brush up on your watercolor painting? Take some Watercolor Classes with Skillshare! Tracy from Shutterbean.com shows you how fun it is!

My watercolors have totally been neglected this year and that’s sad because playing around with watercolors is one of my greatest stress relievers!

Looking to brush up on your watercolor painting? Take some Watercolor Classes with Skillshare! Tracy from Shutterbean.com shows you how fun it is!

To get myself back in the rhythm of painting, I took several Watercoloring Classes with Skillshare this Summer and I’m happy to say that I GOT MY GROOVE BACK. Watercoloring and playing around with ink is back on my radar. Praise be!

If you’re not familiar with Skillshare, it’s an online community for learning & teaching creative skills. Skillshare connects expert practitioners with students around the world who collaborate on everyday skills from culinary arts, photography to design.

They have kindly offered my readers TWO MONTHS free  of Skillshare Premium!  Let me show you what you could work on if you want to improve your watercolor skills.

These are the classes I just took:

 

Looking to brush up on your watercolor painting? Take some Watercolor Classes with Skillshare! Tracy from Shutterbean.com shows you how fun it is!

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August 13, 2017

My Everyday Life: Week 32

Here’s what this past week looked like on My Everyday Life- Week 32

Tomato overload at the market.

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Tacos for three.

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Curry for one.

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Rib dinner with tots & salad.

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Spaghetti, please.

My Everyday Life: Week 32 on Shutterbean.com

Cooper got to be my hand model this week while I was shooting recipes cards for One Potato.

My Everyday Life: Week 32 on Shutterbean.com

I made so much pasta this week!

My Everyday Life: Week 32 on Shutterbean.com

Casey ate so much pasta this week! :)

My Everyday Life: Week 32 on Shutterbean.com

Roasted broccoli is back in our meal rotation.

My Everyday Life: Week 32 on Shutterbean.com

Hey Jere! Here’s Ella!

My Everyday Life: Week 32 on Shutterbean.com

I’m excited to show you all the art I’ve been working on lately. Coming up soon!

My Everyday Life: Week 32 on Shutterbean.com

Snuggs.

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Doing yoga in the living room…with company.

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Found at Goodwill. After I went to the DMV. Yay errand that’s been nagging me is done!

My Everyday Life: Week 32 on Shutterbean.com

My dream sandwich.

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The commodity of children.

My Everyday Life: Week 32 on Shutterbean.com

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