So, today I wanted to catch up on my hiking posts. That was the plan anyway. But instead, I think that I will share my tiny little craft for this year's fourth of July. Welcome to the smallest post that you will ever see from me. Yep, this is it. I still love wood block… Continue reading A Little Americana Craft
On the trail in Red Rock State Park Red Rock State Park features several smallish loop hikes ranging in difficulty from an easy wheel-chair accessible walk to the more “genuine hike” along the Eagle’s Nest trail. Eagles Nest is not difficult, but there seems to be more of a diverse, natural feel to it with… Continue reading Hiking Sedona’s Red Rock State Park
Crafting happy little felt flowers for display.
Learning to let go in my pastel paintings.
Pastel landscape study from a hike down to the Verde River
a pastel painting of the foliage on the drive out to Salt Mine, Arizona.
Art day at the Rockin' River, Camp Verde, Arizona
The secret to this oh-so-tender chicken is to brine it for an hour before cooking. I have never brined anything and was not sure if it was even necessary, but Oh BOY! What a difference the brine made. Baked chicken with a tomato - zucchini - artichoke sauce Packed full of flavor this is one… Continue reading Easy Brined Chicken Recipe