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June 15, 2020

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:

Intentions for the Week – Week 25 of 2020

Happy Monday, friends!

Today marks 96 days of being at home with my family. Wheeeeeewwwwwwwwwwwww. Some days feel like forever and some days not so much. This weekend I caught up on work around the house. Edited photos for My Everyday Life and worked in the yard a lot.  Cooper had a friend over which made things so much easier. I think he’s getting bored with Casey and I.  I hope that by the end of the week we have a pocket of time to get out and do something adventurous (if possible). I did some meal prep this Sunday but didn’t take pictures. Does that mean it didn’t even happen? I’ll see if I can post them soon.  Right now it’s time to spell out my Intentions for the week. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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This is how I play Summer Camp director at home. Join me? Intentions for the Week printable link in profile! ✨🖊 #whenindoubtwriteitout #thehandwritingclub @thehandwritingclub

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June 14, 2020

My Everyday Life Week 24

Here’s what this past week looked like- My Everyday Life Week 24

Trying to find my light source this week. What weird times we are living in. 

This week I was a part of an Artist Take Action Auction with 7 of my fellow artist friends. 

My contribution was artwork and special goodies from The Handwriting Club.

I was able to raise $160 for The Love Land Foundation. I matched the amount was able to send $360 their way!

Our auction totaled to almost $3800! 

Started my 6th Food Journal this week.

I decorated my latest one with stickers from my shop.

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June 12, 2020

I LOVE LISTS

I LOVE LISTS

  1. Whatever happened to minimalism?
  2. This artist studio in San Francisco looks fun.
  3. 9 to 5 was one of my favorite movies growing up.
  4. Kids being clueless and funny.
  5. This looks like the best way to eat cauliflower.
  6. Photographer documents her experience with Bipolar Disorder
  7. How to stay in love during a pandemic.
  8. How to set up a basic photo studio at home with 1 light.
  9. Food styling dreams!
  10. I bet this would be cute with Casey and Tracy
  11. Photographer captures moments during Atlanta protests.
  12. These lego-like modular homes look interesting.
  13. People calling out racism in stores.
  14. My quarantine uniform: overalls / white v-neck / birks for the garden
  15. This church is so pretty. This one too!
  16. These paintings make me want to swim.
  17. Why do graduates wear square caps?
  18. Spaghetti & limeade- looks like the perfect Summer meal.
  19. I want to make my own free mini library.
  20. Bridesmaids dresses from the 1960s.
  21. Weekend reading: The Tao of Leadership

If you need to start next week off right, download my Intentions for the Week Printable!

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June 11, 2020

Favorite Summer Dessert Recipes

School is officially out here which can only mean one thing – SUMMMMMMER! I’ve been figuring out what new recipes I’d like to add to my blog this Summer by seeing what I’ve already done. Let’s take a look at some of my Favorite Summer Dessert Recipes! 

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June 8, 2020

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:

Intentions for the Week – Week 24 of 2020

Happy Monday, friends!

We are on day 89 of sheltering in place. Summer break has started for Cooper. AHHH!!! It’s going to be an odd few months here. We are slowly starting to hang out with friends & family (at a distance!). Over the weekend we had a BBQ, I cleaned house and did a ton of gardening. 

Here’s what my Intentions last week looked like on my printable:

 

 
 
 
 
 
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It only works if you do the work. Checking off what I accomplished on my Intentions for the Week printable. Link to template in profile! ✨🖊

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I like crossing off things I’ve done with a crayola  marker. It’s so gratifying!

Also!  I am hosting an Auction for Action on Instagram with fellow artists- it closes at 6pm PST tonight (Monday the 8th!)

Here’s what you get!

 

 
 
 
 
 
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AUCTION: 9am today 6/7 pst – 6 pm 6/8 pst. I’m part of a cohort of fellow artists raising money to support organizations working for racial justice. Bid on all of this collection of art, stickers & zines from @thehandwritingclub ! Highest bidder gives their amount to @thelovelandfoundation and sends a copy of receipt + shipping address to me via DM at auction end. Suggested starting bid: $75 with $5 and $10 bidding increments. Please share these auctions wide; let’s raise some money!!! My other fellow artists: @zelmarose @matirose @ccerruti @taniaskevos @racheltrobertson @lisasolomon @studio_2096 @jenifer_lake @lineacarta @jennakaststudio please check out their auctions too! #auctionforaction

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Let’s spell out our Intentions for the Week!  Here they are. 

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June 7, 2020

My Everyday Life Week 23

Here’s what this past week looked like – My Everyday Life Week 23

We are doing a lot of reading/learning this week even though school ended.

When one teaches, two learn. We’ve learned so much in the past few months. Cooper also grew too!

Reading horoscopes. Making notes.

This week I tried Imperfect Produce. It was great!!

Here’s $10 off your first order if you want to try it too!

I immediately juiced the kale with some apples and finished the blueberries immediately.

It was nice having produce to work with this week!

A good thing to remember during these times.

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June 5, 2020

I LOVE LISTS

 

I LOVE LISTS

  1. 1968 + 2020 – the tale of two uprisings
  2. 1968 Top 100 Billboard Songs Playlist
  3. What it means to be the mother of a black teenage son right now.
  4. How Jazz helped fuel the 1960s Civil Rights Movement
  5. How artists can instigate change.
  6. Artists are honoring George Floyd through murals & public artworks
  7. Photographers share their images from protests around the country.
  8. Anti-racism resources for white people.
  9. A running list of black-owned restaurants in the US to support.
  10. A list of Black-owned businesses & bloggers to support in Food. 
  11. Set healthy boundaries around  news  & social media
  12. Read to fight racism. 
  13. Getting comfortable with professional decline as you age. 
  14. How to scorch a casual gaslighter.
  15. Hummingbird feeding goals.
  16. How to hug in the time of a pandemic.
  17. #7 is how I functioned in high school.  These hacks bring me back!
  18. California will be for Californians this Summer.
  19. Paleontologists predict what animals will look like in the future.
  20. This studio in the forest is goals. 
  21. What we lose when we hide our smiles behind masks. 
  22. Action is the antidote to despair.