Remember summer? My gosh I miss it. Now that we’re two weeks into school, I’m still wishing for cold pools, ice cream and summer camp. I guess a blog post about how awesome it was will have to do. Every summer, we save up to send our older kids to summer camp in Arkansas. I’m…

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On Monday’s packing post, I shared that I had been a summer camper and counselor. It was one of the most formational things I did as a young person. When I was very young (kindergarten-age), I traveled to New Mexico for summer camp for two weeks. Before you let your jaw drop about my parents…

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For obvious reasons I am a lover of art – graphic design, interior design, hand-crafted, paintings, still life – I love it all.  That love began early.  My dad was a commercial art major in college and we have tons of his oil paintings at our family home.  As a little girl, my dad taught me…

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If you’re like me and always on the lookout for an awesome, fun and educational summer camp, check this one off your list.  The last five or so years, we’ve been attending Art Camp with Ms. Ingraffia, now Mrs. Robbins!  Celeste is crazy talented and way more patient than I can ever dream to be.  She…

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I love, love, love art!!  Especially spectacular art created by my children. We have it hung all over our house. It is a reminder that little people can make beautiful things with simple mediums.For the past few summers we’ve had the honor of attending Art Camp, led by the fabulous Celeste Ingraffia. She was formerly…

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