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Artists call it underpainting: a layer of paint that goes on first, as a base coat, to provide a foundation for finished work, adding depth and tonal qualities to later layers in acrylic and oil paintings. Colors vary. I’ve read that some contemporary artists use this technique, though it was much more common by the greats before them. I began tinkering with paint …

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Happy Mother’s Day! Have an awesome Sunday!  🙂

May the Fourth be with You!  😉

It’s Friday and my brain has been buzzing all week… with all sorts of things. Wanted to share one this morning, before I head out the door for the ‘day gig.’   🙂 I say that with affection… I love what I do! I recently finished reading fellow blogger, medical doctor, and author Carrie Rubin’s novel, …

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Really?!? Fellow small business owners…. can’t blame us for asking, right?!  😉 But you can deduct some of your housing expenses if you meet the criteria – a checklist worth figuring out!  (News to my Hubs that made him smile…..) Have a fantastic Sunday! 

“Cleanliness may be next to Godliness, but sloppiness is a lot easier. And there are loads of benefits to being messy, too.” Finally! Research to back up my habits.  😉 I really hope The Mr. reads this blog post.  Beds and desks…#creativity … Just sayin’….. Source: Benefits of Being Messy: 7 Reasons It’s Better to Be …

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For our northern friends….   Hang in there, guys! Meantime, enjoy our Florida view…. Hope you’re enjoying your Sunday. 🙂

  Have a wonderful Sunday, celebrating or not. 🙂  

My husband and I approach things very differently. (I’m pretty sure we’re not the only couple who’d say this.) But our end result is often the same – from the outcome of a task to a location we’re heading… Case in point:  How to peel a Halo. Recently, we each had one, and when I scooped up the skins to throw away, I …

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  Wishing you a Do Be Do Be Do sort of Sunday! 😉

  Hope you’re enjoying your Sunday… I’m in the writing studio today, tinkering with my latest find, a vintage Lexmark Wheelwriter, circa early 1990s. #awesome!  Check it out here.   Have a great Sunday! 🙂

Happy Hearts Day!       For fellow Big Bang Theory fans …. Something my husband would say….   For whose who’ve been together a while….  😉   This is definitely ME!  🙂 🙂 🙂 For my husband… LYOAS… always. Happy Valentine’s Day, 2016!  

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