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Travel Journal – Charles Bridge, Prague

The Charles Bridge in Prague, Czech Republic is one of the top sites to visit. This historic bridge spans the Vltava river and connects Old Town Prague with Prague Castle. In the summer it

Art School: How to Draw a Taco

Posted by • April 8, 2019 • Art on the Go ,Art School ,Culture ,Food Add Comment

Who doesn’t love a good taco? I make them every week on Tuesday (yes, my weekly meal plan is pretty repetitive) and still never tire of them! There are just so many taco options-

Digital Travel Journal: Visiting a Llama Farm in Peru

After we left Cusco, Peru. we headed down into the Sacred Valley and stopped along the way at a the Awana Kancha weaving center to get a glimpse at how the beautiful Peruvian wools

Travel Journal: Wandering through Le Marché aux Puces de Saint Ouen Paris, France

There is something so romantic about going to the flea market in Paris– oh the treasures you might find! Here is a travel story about visiting the famed markets in Paris,

Finding Inspiration: Tips for Using Pinterest Effectively

To me, Pinterest is the mother of online inspiration! I absolutely love the platform. Well before Pinterest was ever a thing, I was that person who had a bulletin board pinned with inspiring images

Art School: How to Draw a Mask

Posted by • March 5, 2019 • Art on the Go ,Art School ,Culture ,Entertainment ,History Add Comment

Masks are a part of many celebrations around the world, namely Carnevale in Venice, Italy; Carnaval do Brazil; and Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Some believe masks were a pagan practice to ward off

Creative Inspiration from Sara Midda

I’ve been a huge fan of Sara Midda and her gorgeous art for many years. I first came across her work when my parents lived in St. Remy de Provence, France in the mid-90’s.

Art School: How to Draw a Box of Chocolates

Posted by • February 15, 2019 • Art on the Go ,Art School ,History Add Comment

When did a box of chocolates become synonymous with Valentine’s Day? Valentine’s Day has a long history, yet it wasn’t until the mid-1800’s when British chocolatier Richard Cadbury was trying to perfect his drinking

Travel Journal: Meandering on Miyajima, Japan

Illustrated Interview: Julie Tulba – The Red Headed Traveler

Illustrated Interview: Julie Tulba, The Red Headed Traveler (by Betsy Beier)

Meet Julie – a librarian, avid traveler, author, foodie and sweet friend! I met Julie more than 3 years ago through my Etsy shop and we realized very quickly we had a lot in