My husband didn’t forget me on Valentine’s Day like he has in the past. I’ve now grown smart to remind him by point blank asking him if he’s got me a card yet a few days before. But the flower was a surprise. I had told him to not get me flowers because they cost a lot of money and though I love them, they just don’t fit in the budget right now. While this kinda looks like he bought this single stem at a gas station, I’m not complaining. It is beautiful none the less. I made him a peach pie and it is almost gone, so I guess he liked it.

I had Asher try to contribute to his Valentine’s for classmates and teachers but his attention span was won out by a video game so I ended up doing most but he did make this for his teacher.

all him! I just folded it.
inside with his signature and his drawn hearts (I helped a tiny bit with the hearts)
I’m so proud! But then when I picked him up from Pre-School he told me he had forgotten to even get any of the Valentine’s out of his backpack!!!! Jeeeesh. Well, I look like the big loser mom who doesn’t do anything now don’t I? I told him a few times “your valentine’s are in the bag” and I even showed it to him before I dropped him off! His response was I forgot. How could he forget as he was happily scooping up all of the Valentine’s for himself???? Good grief.



In other and in the category of fantastic news…. I’ve won a give away at Jen’s art blog Trial and Error! I am so excited! It is an art book called Creative Paint Workshop for Mixed Media Artists by Ann Baldwin. I’ll post more about it when I receive the package. Jennifer Williams is the owner of Blueskysunburn Creations, and her blog touches on what’s happening in the studio, upcoming shows, book reviews, movies, family life and more. I’ve been reading her blog for a while now and she is a great artist and as a plus, she’s had a lot of giveaways. I’m so happy to have won one 🙂


OWOH is almost over. I can’t believe how fast it’s gone by. I have met so many great people and am now following quite a few new blogs. Which reminds me… Welcome! to any new friends I’ve got now reading this! I’m not sure how I’ll keep up with everything, but it’s going to be fun to try. I am so revived creatively from seeing all the talent out there. I’m also loving all the tutorials out there. I’m always amazed at how so many are willing to share their techniques and ideas. Just a bunch of giving and sharing people. 


So in keeping with that sharing spirit I will be announcing another giveaway of my own after the door prize giveaways for OWOH which is February 17th (Just this Thursday!). Stay tuned to learn more about it 🙂
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