Friday, March 4, 2011

a little me therapy

Days like today make me feel ok that I don't have a baby. (At least, that's what I'm telling myself.)

I have the day off, all to myself, to do whatever my heart desires. I slept in, did some cleaning, laundry, got dinner started in the crock pot (am I a legit wife or what?!) and then...I started a painting. And, for the first time in way too long, I'm doing art just for the joy of the process. Ironically, the painting is about wanting a baby. (Oops.)

When I needed a sunshine break, I walked to the Starbucks around the corner. Sipped a vanilla steamer on the way home. 
 And if you're thinking those paints look like I bought them at Michael's- you're right. I decided a few years ago that expensive, name brand paints are overrated.

Well, my painting is waiting. Maybe I'll finish it tomorrow and show you.

11 comments:

Eva Marie said...

a day to myself - oh how lovely - everyone needs me days

Jenny said...

I have had a day that makes me very jealous of your day :)

Oh and I'm with you on the expensive paints.

Mary Nevin said...

lovely!! i was so happy to see your post about art therapy, i'm starting to think about a class in it and you definitely inspired me :)

candace said...

I want to see it!!

Erica said...

Mmm...I love Starbucks steamers. And sleeping in. Sounds like you had a good day.

North Meets South

Victoria said...

starbucks is always my therapy!

Diana Smith said...

This sounds like a really fun day! Very relaxing, something that i need!

Merrick said...

Good for you! You've mentioned before that it's so hard to get motivated to start painting, but once you do it's so wonderful....I feel the same way. Today I painted too, and it was a good day.

Please show your painting soon...I can't wait to see it.

Natalie said...

That is awesome! I would love to see your painting!

Emily said...

Its the best to be able to do whatever you want!Starbucks always is a lovely addition. Ive never painted but I might try! Hope you have a lovely weekend

Emma said...

days off totally make me appreciate my no baby self. and i love vanilla steamers, deeelish.