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At the beginning of 2019, I created a list called the “Creative Kitchen:” 52 prompts to inspire creative cooking. The prompts included items like: “A dish that is an old family recipe” “A dish that feels like winter” “A dish that uses carrots from a local farmer” Each week, I’d pick one prompt, cook it […]
Hi, Friend! I have a big change to share with you. The Prints & Plants studio is moving! I’m moving to a small plot of land with my partner in Northern New Mexico. The spot is so sweet and needs a lotta love (or work, depending on how you define it), and we are so […]
So, you want to sell your art online. If you’re starting a creative business or shifting your art career into the online space, then you’ve likely heard of Print on Demand (POD). When I started my creative business, I was hand-printing every single item, storing inventory, and then hoping it would sell. What mostly happened […]
What happens when you slow down before you eat? One exercise that I practice a lot as a Food Illustrator is, well, drawing food. This started as a personal practice during a time when I felt very disconnected from my body and my plate. I was looking for something to help me feel grounded and […]
Since I got into farming a few years ago, I have been drawn to the colors, textures, and shapes found in a pile of compost. To me, this pile of scraps is an abundant heap of design elements waiting to be discovered. But recently, I’ve come to find that the beauty of the discarded runs […]
When I’m looking for a quick and simple go-to meal, I usually turn to this breakfast sandwich. It is packed with local goodness from the bread to the spinach to the jam. Plus, it’s easy and tasty every time. Because I usually build this bad boy when my schedule is full and I’m rushing out […]
This post contains affiliate links. My typical go-to breakfast is a bowl of hot oatmeal with a variety of toppings depending on the day: shredded coconut, local peaches, apples, a dollop of peanut butter, a sprinkle of cinnamon, a dash of sea salt, and a drizzle of oat milk. YUM. I thought I’d found my […]
(This post contains affiliate links). If you know me at all, then you know I’m an avid reader. This winter I switched up my morning routine to get up at 5 AM (eek I know!) to read and write before the world wakes up. I was skeptical at first, too, but now it is one […]
Yeah, yeah. We’ve all heard the starving artist myth. Yawn. I’m not down for it any more, are you? Creatives are meant to thrive. Learn the many ways you can make money as an artist to sustain your creative vision.
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