Art and Wine Night

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Some nights you need to stay in.  To be honest, teaching leaves me feeling like most nights I need to stay in.  I love to go out occasionally, but most nights I actually end up on the couch.  Friday nights are the nights I crash, and if I decide to go out, I leave Saturdays open for that.  This past Friday was no different, I was exhausted from the week, but it just didn’t seem right to do my normal thing of crashing with Psych and a pint of Coconut Ice Cream (which sometimes I turn into a coconut shake, I will post the recipe soon!).  I was of course tired, but I wanted to break out of the routine.  Luckily I have an amazing friend who felt the same way.  She came over and we went through my craft shelves.  Pretty soon we were half way through a bottle of wine, 90’s alternative (aka the Dawson’s Creek soundtrack) while surrounded by an assortment of colored pencils, markers, and stamps.  I have to be honest, this may have been my favorite evening this year, it was so nice to relax and be creative while sharing the evening with a good friend.  This I will have to do more often!

Here are a few photos from the evening.  I even got creative with my hole puncher and added a bit of ribbon to one of my planters.

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Next time you have some free time and are tempted to just chill on the couch, get some wine, turn the music up and raid your craft closet and I promise you will be more relaxed than if you stayed on the couch.

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