I am just completely in love with this artist! Her name is Heather Theurer, and if you like certian Disney movies just a little bit her paintings will bring a tear to your eye. This one of Lilo and Stitch just chokes me up every time. And a close second is the one below of the beautiful Mulan. Simply stunning.
I've been racking my brain the last few weeks for some decent office snacks. I've decided that I absolutely have to stock my desk with good snack food or this evil monster will come out of me around 1:00 pm. I'm usually so focused that I will work right though breakfast and lunch without thinking then all of a sudden I'm starving and grabbing anything to eat in arms length. Unfortunately, everything at arms length is extremely unhealthy around my office so stocking my desk is a barrier to protect me from the monster. My newest thing is to buy real oatmeal keep it in a baggie under my desk with dried fruit, and maybe sweetener (I've done without it a lot lately, but you never know). Then all you have to do is throw it in a cup with a little water, and microwave for two minutes. Oatmeal usually keeps me going for at least another hour and a half till I can get to some decent lunch spot.
Aren't they just STUNNING! Such a beautiful image of showgirls from the Golden Horseshoe Saloon in Disneyland.
I was looking through my phone, and I found this picture. For Easter I was going to make my Mom's Mustard Sauce for the Honey Baked Ham we were getting. The mustard sauce with that ham is a what makes Easter in our house. Now realize I had been eating this amazing concoction for YEARS before I actually saw the recipe. And yes it does turn my stomach a little to see what is in it. I would doubt that those ingredients combined together could make anything appetizing. But don't fool yourself they make a mystical concoction that makes an anti ham person beg for pork and a dinner roll. I made it a few times when I was little, and the "mix together + cook until thick" is under playing the recipe. If I remember correctly you melt the butter, then slowly add the sugar in stiring the whole time until it's dissolved, then start combining everything else in over low heat. It takes a little while, but the result is AMAZING. I thought that this recipe came out of a magazine when my Mom first got married, but now I'm thinking that it was passed down from my Grandmother in Kansas. My Mom swears it was, but it really does look like a 1960's magazine recipe. And the handwriting looks like one of my Mom's early neighbors handwriting. Hummm... the plot thickens. In any case I didn't get a chance to make it this year because I was sick on Easter, and my boyfriend and I hate ham so it looks like I will have to file this away for next year. But I do love seeing the original recipe, and how much love it's received over the years. That is a lot of celebrations this little piece of paper have made special.
Aren't these AMAZING!!!! I think they are crinoline made into pom poms and spray painted. The different sizes, and the placement on the wall makes them look so awesome! What a fun decoration!
Wow! This is a REALLY good flower. And I should know becasue if you have seen any of my blog it's obvious that I am completely obsessed with making paper flowers. She made it with the Tim Holtz tattered florals die. So pretty! I love the blue paper. I think that might be Stampin up Pool party paper, but I could be wrong. But I do LOVE that color with the burgundy leaves.
For some reason this actually calmed me down today. It should have freaked me out even more, but it didn't. It makes me feel like I'm growing in some way. Or it could have short circuited my brain and made all my senses break for a few seconds mimicking calmness. When in reality it was a coma for a limited amount of time. Either one it made me stop a just breath for a second or two so that is always good.
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