Buy My Trash

Packaging bothers me because it feels like we don’t have a choice. And when we do try to make the decision to buy responsibly, the system goes against us. It’s incredibly frustrating. I consider myself someone who tries to first and foremost reduce the trash that comes into my home. I use a laundry basket and…

Poppy Mural

I’ve been painting on canvas for a while now, but never really considered the surfaces of walls as suitable for painting because of their permanence and limited share-ability. I did one mural for my daughter’s bedroom last year but found it very time consuming and didn’t really seek to do more of them. I enjoyed…

Cottage Retreat

For years our family has enjoyed a cottage about two hours north of our home. Usually we go as a group on weekends in the summer. Of course I always brought art supplies and different projects but the weekends would inevitably fly by with outdoor activities and be over before I knew it… And that…

What I Learned from Ottawa Comiccon

What I Learned from Ottawa Comiccon This year’s Ottawa ComicCon with Sarah and Maureen was pretty decent. It started off like most other cons do: pure, sheer panic. The last minute preparations were not as bad this year though. It seems that after a decade of conventions I have finally learned a few things.  …