Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself

I feel like a hamster running in it’s wheel, spinning and spinning and spinning….like it’s never ending. The never ending I’m referring to is this inner battle with myself about who I’m supposed, who I want to be, and who I am. It sounds so simple, like they’re supposed to be the same thing right? […]

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Organizing My Life: Foxy Fix Traveler’s Notebook

I swear I’ve tried about a dozen planner systems in the past couple years and still managed to have my life be an unorganized mess. I’m starting grad school next month and as this may very well be the last step in having the ‘big girl’ job that I’ve wanted, I need to get my […]

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Festies: Spring Awakening Music Festival 2017

Ahhh, I’m forcing myself to write this post because I have Mamby coming up next week and if I don’t do this now I probably won’t ever. This was my fourth time attending Spring Awakening, my first time was back in 2013 when it was held at Soldier Field. Anyways, that doesn’t really matter. What […]

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How I Clean My Oil Paint Palette

The palette I use for my oil paints is a medium-sized plexi glass palette I got from Blick’s. I took my very first oil painting class this past semester and hadn’t had a chance to clean until now. What I used was a razor scraper but an x-acto knife also works, gamsol, a rough sponge, […]

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Where I’ve Been: Life Update

It seems that every time I write a post it’s letting you know that I’ll be starting to post most regularly and then of course it doesn’t happen. So here’s a quick life update (again). Yesterday was my last day of art classes and so now I’m free! Well, for the summer at least. I’ll […]

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Letting Go + Setting Intentions for 2017

The recurring theme seems to be that 2016 was not a very good year. And though I did have good experiences (i.e. graduation, trip to Colorado) I must also agree that I’ve had some pretty bad ones too. I believe that everything happens for a reason so even if I’m in pain right now, here’s […]

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Watercolor Outlined Elephant Tutorial

I recently posted this picture on Instagram and people really seemed to like it so I thought I’d share a tutorial on the technique I used, using an outline of an elephant. You will need a jar of water, paper towel, brushes, something to mix your paint on, a pencil, eraser (just in case), pen, […]

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Let’s Talk About Chakras

Firstly, chakras are mainly used in yoga, meditation, and healing practices. Chakra, in Sanskrit, translates to disk. Chakras in our bodies are our centers through which energy flows in and out. We have 7 main chakras. The first three are more physical, the last three are more spiritual, and the middle one connects the physical and […]

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5 Uses for Adult Coloring Book Pages

Adult coloring books are everywhere now! We all know the benefits of coloring as a simple form of art therapy but once all of those pages are colored in, what do you do with the book or the pages inside of it? Here are 5 useful suggestions for what to do with your coloring book […]

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So, What is Mindfulness?

Essentially, mindfulness is being aware of everything around you, through your senses, in the present moment and without judgement. There are different definitions to what mindfulness is and how exactly you go about practicing it but the one above is my own and it is how I understand it best and in its simplest form. […]

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