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Life As A Mama #12

Another comic of my life. It keeps me drawing even if it’s simple drawings.

Mental lists…moms understand…
Exhaustion…
Imagine this happening as your eyes are closed and you just hear baby feet and chairs moving. 6 times.
In our living room
She understands completely, but she is at the age of not forming word phrases well…
Just try and feel my lack of energy…

All moms in the world may understand this…

But my daughter loves to clean. She got a set of toy cleaning tools for Christmas from her grandma, and Elizabeth uses them constantly. It’s nice usually, she likes to clean up her own messes and gets upset when she cannot get it clean.

However when you want to relax and your toddler decides it’s cleaning time you cannot say no, because you want to continue her love of cleaning; so that you will have a helper in the future.

So I mustered up the energy and I mopped. The floor is clean but I was exhausted.

1/16/21
Drawn by: emily2jane

Art!!

It seems like I get small amounts of time to do art. Finally finished my newest card!! I’ll put the difference between no paint details and paint details. It’s amazing how it changes the entire picture.

Winter Bridge 11-19-20
by emily2jane
Winter Bridge 11-21-20
by emily2jane

I love doing the paint details. I apply it with toothpicks.

Have a wonderful Saturday night ❤️

Art!

I got to do some art today!! Baby was busy, daddy was busy, so I did something to be busy.

I haven’t painted in a while but it was fun to get back into it.

I had already painted one coaster awhile ago, but then today I did the other three at once in about 1hr. Lots of layers. Lots of colors.

Eventually we will get some resin and coat them. Then they will be official coasters with pretty art.

Can’t wait to paint again. Probably not tomorrow…

An early Happy Halloween 🎃

Painted By: emily2jane
Painted By: emily2jane
Painted By: emily2jane
Painted By: emily2jane
By: emily2jane

Excited!!

My sister is getting married soon!! I am so exited for her! I am bummed that I am not down there to help and witness, but because of the pandemic I will have to miss it. We will be traveling down afterwards so I will be able to give them their bachelorette/wedding gifts.

This blog post is just for her! I am so happy for her and my new brother-in-law. Welcome to the family

‘Wedding Photos‘ by emily2jane

I painted them a wedding photo. It’s tempera on canvas. Plus a piece of lace fabric. Found out what they would look like, but completely my creation.

Up In A Tree

Once there was a little family that lived in a marvelous tree. The tree grew as tall as the mountains, or so it would seem.

The family was small but mighty; as Ma and Pa watched their baby grow and grow. The child would run up the trunk and down the branches. Jumping from leaf to other leaves.

One day the family noticed a new sort of leaf growing on their beloved home branch. It was round and was a sunset color. It was so still; so much so that they assumed it must not be alive. Pa thought it looked like a glorious new home for his family.

They journeyed up the branch to the strange new form. Pa tapped it, shook it, screamed and yelled at it; but there was no response. So he poked it with a stick and a squirt of juice flew out at him in the eye. Pa yelped and hid behind Ma. He thought he had injured it and it would retaliate and attack him.

Ma rolled her eyes and tasted the juice that now trickled down Pa’s face. Ma’s face radiated with happiness and delight. Pa, Ma, and child went closer to the form and put their mouths into the punctured opening. Sweet delicious juice flowed into their mouths. So all three took a side and ate their way into their new home.

The sweet juice took over their minds and bodies and made them extremely tired. Pa, Ma, and child all fell asleep in their nestled new home. Sweet, sweet slumber.

Well of course I had no knowledge of this happy little family of worms living in an apple, I so desired when I went outside. I looked up in our glorious tree and saw a delicious ripe apple waiting for me. I climbed the great ladder and I plucked it from the branch. I also bragged to my husband about finding it and not sharing. I dashed inside to wash and enjoy my greatest discovery.

Instead I cut through the apple and there sat three separate worms. Two long ones and a little baby one. Thankfully I didn’t cut through one of them or I would have given up apples for a while. Instead of just throwing the apple out, I dug the worms out of the apple and put them in our front yard where we need more worms. I also had to go outside and tell my husband what had happened, he of course laughed.

Hopefully today I can find an apple on the tree and no worms will be living inside. This time I’ll share with the husband because maybe my luck will be better.

Enjoy your weekend!! ❤️ Maybe have an apple.