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Why you SHOULD play with your food...
I have a feeling that I am not alone in my choice of a New Year's resolution to be healthier. And a huge part of getting to the healthy new me is making better food related choices.
I mean, we have ALL heard it before, "YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT," but who wants to count calories or skip carbs? Although those things can be beneficial to weight loss, feeling deprived is a good way to set yourself up for failure. I decided my route would be to create food that while healthy, was also a feast for my eyes!
This has me putting a little more thought into what I put into my mouth. No mindless snacking!
Hope your 2018 is FULL of goodness for your BODY and SOUL!
Oh, the weather outside is DELIGHTFUL!
I love the changing of the seasons and here in the South, it just doesn't feel like Christmas time until we see that first visit from ol' Jack Frost. Truth is, some winters, the closest we get to snow is a crisp, frosty morn where we wake to find rooftops glistening and our lawns looking freshly glittered.
That's when my holiday spirit kicks in and my inner kid peeks out! Yep! You could say that Jack Frost has a hold on my holiday heart. This is my tribute to the "Architect of the Flake".
From my rooftop to yours, Merry Christmas Y'all!
"It is the life of the crystal, the architect of the flake, the fire of the frost, the soul of the sunbeam. The crisp winter air if full of it."
-- John Burroughs, "Winter Sunshine"
There are a lot of creative types in this world. Many people can assemble a kit. Most can complete a class project. Some even have the ability to alter those ideas and give them a personal twist.
And then there are those who just create from a random thought or an idea. They are connected with their muse. But what is it that makes one an artist? I honestly think it's simple. It's not skill and talent (though that helps). It's not selling your work or showing in galleries.
It's heart. Creating with heart. All you need is the heart of an artist.
Between your heart and head.
Both are tied-
By a creative thread.
~Sherry Westfall Matthews
MUSE® Art Stamps "Heart of an Artist"
Unfinished wood plaque
StazOn Ink pad, black
Cinderella had the meanest of step-sisters. You'd have to look far and wide for two nastier people. They treated her like she was their maid and took whatever they wanted of her few belongings. So it was no surprise that when the Prince's invitation to the Monster's Rock Ball arrived, the sisters began arguing over it.
"Me!" Anastasia screeched, "the Prince will LOVE me!" Drizella ripped the envelope from her hands exclaiming, "Everyone knows that I am the most beautiful in the land!" They both mocked Cinderella horribly for wanting to attend. Their torture left her in tears. Somehow, amongst the tussling, a brooch fell from a secret pocket in the envelope. The sisters assumed the jewelry was a gift from the Prince. But BOY! Were they WRONG!
Cinderella's fairy godmother had sent it. The gift was an enchanted brooch, intended to allow Cinderella's true beauty to shine through. Drizella and Anastasia, true to form, kept the brooch hidden for themselves.
On the night of the ball, Anastasia tried to pin it to her dress. Drizella was furious! She grabbed for it and tried to rip it from her sister's dress. Suddenly, they both felt faint! They promptly sat on their vanity bench, looked into the mirror, and to their horror, discovered the brooch's powers!
The sisters were now conjoined! Individually, they had half the brain, half the personality, and none of the kindness that their step sister possessed. The brooch itself was now rusted and crusty. It oozed the black of the sisters' souls.
Their dark sides were now revealed for all to see.
Relics & Artifacts® Facia Familiaris
Relics & Artifacts® Rising Spirit I
ColoriQue by Lisa Jimenez: Black Diamond, Snow Summit, Ruby Slippers, Pacific Ocean
VerDay paint set
EnviroTex EasySculpt Modeling Clay
EnviroTex Jewelry Resin
DecoArt Antiquing Cream
DecoArt Modeling Paste
Liquitex Gel Medium
Nail Art Jewels
Cardboard faux book box