From my mailbox – Bella Grace



Another beautiful magazine emerges from my mailbox – a present from my sister. Reading things like this keeps me grounded and mindful of the things I really care about.

I love the idea of MAGIC and common enchantment. Magic mandala paintings continue at a slow pace. There are so many distractions this month – all good – but I am feeling challenged to keep my focus. So much to do, so little time!!! How are you handling life’s little distractions? I would love to hear from you.

From my Journal – The last week

I am back to using a square journal for the new year and I am loving it! For some reason the actual book itself can’t be too precious or the paper too good… and there has to be a lot of pages so I feel free to paint and write and collage to my heart’s content. It is my sanctuary, and the entrance door is inside me. Where do you find your sanctuary?


Journal 12.25.2014


From my journal – Welcoming November with Gratitude


I like to celebrate the start of each new month with 2 pages in my journal. I usually include a little calendar and an intention or list of my wishes for the month. November, with Thanksgiving just around the corner, reminds me to be thankful for all my blessings, to live life with grace, to feel my creative energy and find magic in the moments… those little things that make up one big life! Hugs, friends, family near and far, sunshine, cool breezes, leaves flying, a smile, colorful paints, warm apple crisp, cranberries, green tea, dark chocolate, cozy socks and the purr of my cat. I have so much more than I could have ever imagined for myself when I was younger! What are you grateful for and what moments are magical for you?

I wish you a month bursting with wonderfulness!