Quarter Mania and Nantucket Reds

Posted on Jun 29, 2012 in life, travel | No Comments

At Maple Lanes in Cedar Falls, Iowa, they have a bowling special known as Quarter Mania: $6.00 shoes charge with quarter games, quarter draughts and quarter hot dogs. An excellent way to spend an evening! We spent a few hours there earlier this week with some of Blake’s friends since High School and Blake’s brother and his […]

Car Show, Giant Pork Tenderloins and Other Adventures in Cedar Falls

Posted on Jun 25, 2012 in food porn, life, travel | 2 Comments

Blake and I have been visiting in Cedar Falls about a week now. Looking through our photos (and at our tummies,) it looks like we’ve been spending most of that time eating!! We’ve also been visiting with friends and family, embroidering screen printed T shirts to sell and enjoying the local Sturgis Falls festivities including […]

More Flowers + Gosser Wedding

Posted on Jun 24, 2012 in DIY, life | One Comment

There are still more yet to come! I have a good deal of photo editing left to do, but here are a few more photographs from Ann Flowers‘ wedding to Jeremy Gosser back on June 2nd. I posted a few images earlier this month along with a tutorial on how to make your own custom […]

Flashback: Digital Sketchbook

Posted on Jun 22, 2012 in art, travel | No Comments

Blake and I are currently “on the road” for our yearly summer travels. We’re staying in Blake’s hometown this week, Cedar Falls, Iowa. We will be taking off for Vermillion, South Dakota on the 27th, where we will spend the next three weeks. We were planning on taking a camping trip after that into the […]

Addendum: Studio Right Now Update

Posted on Jun 18, 2012 in art | One Comment

As I was working on the post I just put up, Nomadic Artists, Blake has been printing his most recent woodcut. He started this print nearly three years ago, and things kept getting in the way of its completion. He worked diligently on it at MTSU last week and has been carving in our down […]

Nomadic Artists

Posted on Jun 18, 2012 in art, food porn, life | 3 Comments

After moving into our new place in Kentucky, Blake and I immediately took off for our friend Ann Flowers‘ wedding in Columbia, KY. Then we spent a fun-filled week in Murfreesburro, Tennessee with our friend Meghan “Shotgun” O’Connor as visiting artists at the Governor’s School gifted art high school students program she was teaching at […]

DIY Photobooth Backdrop

Posted on Jun 11, 2012 in art, design, DIY, life | 9 Comments

This entry is my first do it yourself crafting tutorial! I will show you step-by-step how to make your own photo booth backdrop from up-cycled bed-sheet fabrics using elementary machine sewing techniques, as well as let you in on how to even do it without any sewing at all, if you prefer! I started on […]

Veal Livers with Onions, Beet Sauce, Cranberry Port & Prune Reduction with Horseradish Butter Muffins and Green Beans

Posted on Jun 8, 2012 in food porn | No Comments

This meal was intense! And delicious. I know, I know–we are horrible people for eating the livers of baby cows. At least we’re using the whole animal efficiently! I love to try the livers of animals. My favorite I’ve tried so far is rabbit liver. It was like meat butter. Don’t worry, we don’t eat […]