Dance Tutorials

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EVERYBODY DANCE! That’s just me saying it, but dancing is great exercise, and it’s fabulously fun!

I only have learned the waltz box step so far, but I want to move on to other things.

Pinterest (faithful as it always is) has LOTS of dance tutorials, for every kind of dance you could want to learn; Irish dance, tap dance, swing, waltz, foxtrot, the list could go on and on.

Well, here’s a basic waltz tutorial, and a swing tutorial. Hopefully you’ll have fun with them ūüôā

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Books I’ve Been Reading: Rise to Rebellion

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I love the Revolution era. I’m not sure why. Sure, as a kid I grew up watching the tv series “Liberty’s Kids”, but now it’s just like the people back then have become my friends.

Serious, prideful but deeply loyal is John Adams. Strong, proper, and smart, Abigail Adams; intellectual deep thinker and proper society man Thomas Jefferson; people-pleasing, genius, and devious, Benjamin Franklin; and even dashing, proud, and well-mannered Benedict Arnold (by the way, I just love the name BENEDICT. It’s just so–interesting!)

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Artist Supplies

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I work with different medias: I use watercolor, pencil, marker, crayon, oil, basically, I love experimenting with things–and I’m by no means done! (I’m planning an oil painting with some paper collage)

There is just something so freeing in throwing caution, instruction, ‘how-you’re-supposed-to’ to the wind and winging it. Unfortunately, I have a hard time doing that. I’m not a passionate love-or-hate person, so I don’t have the naturally artistic personality. I just have talent and have to work hard at creatively displaying what I want to convey.

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Meal Time: Puff Pancake

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Oh, the goodness….I think it’s been passed down for generations, from our Italian relatives…..the love of food.

My whole family is known to make people hungry, just by our descriptions of food. And who to make the best description than food lovers?

I can look at my Pinterest food board (please don’t visit it–it is not in keeping with my healthy-food mindset, and much of it is WAY too sugary!) or flip through a recipe book and my stomach starts grumbling and I’m like, “I NEED TO MAKE AND EAT SOMETHING!”

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Fashion Inspiration: Neutral with a pop

Here is another beautiful combination from Polyvore (why haven’t I joined that site?).

 

 

Neutral with a pop

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L K Bennett mini dress
$250¬†–¬†houseoffraser.co.uk

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Vivienne Westwood Red Label long coat
$895¬†–¬†garmentquarter.com

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Brahmin handbag
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House of Harlow 1960 sunglasses
$78¬†–¬†theoutnet.com

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