Isn't it pretty?

I finally took some time today to chill out in the kitchen after I cleaned up the counters and do something with the front cover of my "altered book."

I'm actually really glad that I wound up painting it green because the pink border goes so well with it. My next mission will be the spine and the back cover, although I'm thinking about taking a breather from the cover and doing some more interior work hahaha.

If I didn't have so much work to do today I would totally go back into that kitchen and grab some sparkly pens and sharpies....

But alas. There are other things calling out to me, so I will have to do those... including but not limited to... (read more!)

My son, Gabe, has a fascination for coloring on the walls, getting into my books, and drawing on my calendar.

I suppose that's to be expected since he's 2, but it does get annoying sometimes... especially if he colors on something important.

Then I have to explain to the electric company why the bill is scribbled on, or my daughter's teacher why my signature is on the back of the paper as opposed to on the signature line....