Studio Notes [blog]

Happy National Candy Day! [November 4th]
Nov 4th 2022

Happy National Candy Day! [November 4th]

I know…it feels like we just celebrated all things candy a few days ago. You didn’t eat your kid’s Halloween candy did you?? Maybe the curse of leftover Halloween candy is why we’re celebrating today? Actually, National Candy Day is celebrated i…

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Happy National Black Cat Day! [October 27th]
Oct 27th 2022

Happy National Black Cat Day! [October 27th]

National Black Cat Day is here! It falls just before Halloween each year, when black cats are seen everywhere in spooky imagery and decor. Anyone who has or has had a black cat knows they are very special kitties. Some look like they are wear…

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Celebrating National Day on Writing [October 20th]
Oct 21st 2022

Celebrating National Day on Writing [October 20th]

The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) has designated October 20 as the National Day on Writing®. The day is meant to bring attention to all the amazing ways we write…and how critical writing is to literacy.  You can read a…

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Pumpkin Seed Day meets Random Acts of Poetry Day
Oct 5th 2022

Pumpkin Seed Day meets Random Acts of Poetry Day

The First Wednesday in October is here! I know, not a normal thing to be excited about, but when I realized that there are so many things to celebrate today, I decided to combine two. I now present my random poem about pumpkin seeds……

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Today We Celebrate Coffee [September 29]
Sep 29th 2022

Today We Celebrate Coffee [September 29]

Happy National Coffee Day!I chuckle when I think about the fact that there was a time in my adult life that I didn’t drink coffee. I couldn’t stand it. When I did have a cup, it was smothered in chocolate and whipped cream. It was more like a slightl…

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​Happy National Scarf Day! [September 27]
Sep 28th 2022

​Happy National Scarf Day! [September 27]

I love a good scarf. I think they are a great way to jazz up a casual, everyday outfit, or keep you warm in the throes of a big winter storm. Both functional and fashionable!  I wanted to share a scarf I’m currently making. Full confession…this…

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Pi Day!
Mar 14th 2022

Pi Day!

February gave us a bunch of fun palindrome dates, and now March delivers Pi Day! Such a silly, nerdy day. We admit to getting pretty excited about things like Pi Day, which is celebrated every year on March 14, or 3.14. No year will be…

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Happy Jewel Day! (March 13th)
Mar 13th 2022

Happy Jewel Day! (March 13th)

Wait...Jewel Day? I have no idea where (or why) this started, but I’m in! Things are really heavy in the world and I needed a little light-hearted silliness. Today, that meant looking for strange unofficial holidays. I usually put my f…

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Celebrate Mom Every Day...but Especially May 9th
Mar 26th 2021

Celebrate Mom Every Day...but Especially May 9th

It’s that time again...time to think about how to best celebrate the amazing MOMS in our lives! We've got something for every type of Mom. Is she... ...celebrating her first Mother’s Day? How about a Mark Your Calendar® design cele…

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