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The Reason It's Easy to Get Out of Bed

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The Reason It's Easy to Get Out of Bed

This pretty much sums it up. I love what I do. I have a great husband and hilarious kids (when they're not destroying my house). It's pretty easy to get up each morning when you wake up to this little slice of heaven. And hot wet dog breath.

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I've Been Painting in a Jungle (And I May Never Leave...)

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I've Been Painting in a Jungle (And I May Never Leave...)

Easy. Breezy. The Palm Collection. Would you like a behind-the-scenes look at my studio? Here's a peek at some works in progress from my latest palm painting collection. What do you think? My Jungle My studio has been consumed lately by these light and dreamy palm paintings—aren't they so soft? It's like working in a jungle (p.s. that's not the first time I've heard that about my workspace, I'm not the tidiest of people)! I just love this color palette. Every stroke has been like a mini-vacation for me. A few months ago I kept passing these beautiful banana palms in...

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15th Annual Commotion in the Ocean Gala: Live Painting, Cocktails and Black Tie!

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15th Annual Commotion in the Ocean Gala: Live Painting, Cocktails and Black Tie!

I'm honored to be painting live at the 15th Annual Commotion in the Ocean Gala at the Virginia Aquarium. All proceeds benefit the Virginia Aquarium's programming. As a mom of a four and five year old, we love this place dearly and want to support their amazing programming in any way we can. We are members of the Virginia Aquarium and it holds a special place in our hearts. I'm thrilled that I will be able to connect with fellow ocean lovers while painting live on October 7th from 8-11 p.m. (and privately at 7 p.m. for VIP ticket holders). If you're interested in...

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